DR KELLIE PRITCHARD-PESCHEK JOINS HARPER PERFORMANCE
London, UK. 18 April 2018. Harper Performance is delighted to announce that renowned sports scientist; Dr Kellie Pritchard-Peschek has joined the non-profit social enterprise as Head of Performance Support.
The newly-created position will lead on performance-support provisions for all project work moving forward, whilst Founding Director; Tim Harper will step back to lead on the vision, mission, strategy and overall direction of the organisation.
Kellie developed her performance knowledge and skills in Australia, at the Queensland Academy of Sport, where she supported many of the most successful Olympic, World and Commonwealth champions from swimming, diving and rowing to multiple medals during the 2008 and 2012 Olympic cycles. She then moved to the Swiss Federal Institute of Sport where she was integral in establishing a sport science and medicine department; as well as leading the performance support for Swiss Swimming through the 2016 Olympic cycle.
Founding Director; Tim Harper said of the appointment;
"I couldn't be more excited to welcome Kellie to Harper Performance, it's been a long time in the making and I'm delighted that Kellie will be heading up the multi-disciplinary teams that deliver our project work. Kellie is an exceptional, world-class practitioner and in getting to know her vision and goals, they are already well aligned to the HP mission and what we are trying to achieve in elite sports development.
Kellie's appointment shows our ongoing commitment to bringing the world's best practitioners to work in collaboration with athletes, teams and sports organisations from disadvantaged communities through HP Projects, whoever they are, wherever they come from and whatever their background."
Harper Performance is currently seeking additional sponsors and donors following 'The KANJU Campaign'. Interested parties can find out more via the 'Support' tab at the top of this page. The non-profit is working to activate their partnership with the Football-For-Good Academy in Uganda later this year, followed by Project Africa Athletics in Kenya and the Monrovia Football Academy in Liberia.