Phil Glasgow has extensive experience in high performance sport as a practitioner, researcher, coach and mentor to the ‘team behind the team’. Phil has held several leadership positions across sporting organisations and understands first-hand the importance of connecting every member of the wider team to effectively support performance. He is currently Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at the Irish Rugby Football Union having previously held the position of Head of Sports Medicine at the Sports Institute Northern Ireland for 14 years. He was Chief Physiotherapy Officer for Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games where he led the physiotherapy team of the most successful British Olympic Team in history. Phil is recognised as a leader in the field of sports medicine and performance and is particularly interested in functional rehabilitation and understanding factors that influence performance. Phil’s doctoral studies investigated factors influencing exercise induced muscle damage and its management and he has published extensively on factors related to sports rehabilitation. Phil is regularly invited to speak at international conferences on areas related to performance, rehabilitation and leadership. Phil was a member of the executive committee of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (Physios in Sport, UK) for 12 years serving as Chair for Education & Research and as Vice President. Phil is a visiting professor of the School of Sport at Ulster University and teaches on a number of postgraduate sports medicine programmes at various UK and European universities. In 2019 Phil was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (Ireland) in recognition of his work.