Gary Maitland is a visionary thinker. He is inspired to lead, support aspiring leaders and develop elite-minded athletes of all levels.
With a rich experience of working in education and sport, Gary believes that a teacher and a coach’s main responsibility is to create a love of learning.
“I work with teachers, coaches and athletes to support their professional development. I offer high performance coaching and mentoring with a particular focus on raising standards and self-evaluation.”
As an elite skill development basketball coach, Gary has trained a number of professional and top level amateur athletes. His comprehensive training programmes are individually tailored to meet the needs of each client.
“Specificity. When I work with athletes, it’s crucial that they know I’m not going to waste their time. I study my clients to ensure my sessions are purposeful and reflect the actions they are expected to perform in a competitive environment.”
Gary’s portfolio of effective leadership also includes working with brands and organisations such as Coca Cola, Jordan Brand, The Greenhouse Charity and Amaechi Performance.
As an educator, Gary has worked as an Assistant Headteacher in an alternative provision secondary school for 11 to 16 year olds. He has a holistic approach to developing young people and is an exceptional practitioner in behaviour management.