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Future of Sport: The Player Care Group and the future of player wellbeing with Hugo Scheckter

05 November 2021

In this episode, JJ Shaw and Stephen O’Flaherty are joined by Hugo Scheckter (Founder and Managing Director of The Player Care Group).

They discuss Hugo’s experience working in player care at both Southampton FC and West Ham United, and how this led to the establishment of The Player Care Group (the UK’s first consultancy group focused on player care and wellbeing within sporting environments). They also explore the growth of player care in football; how to structure an efficient player care regime today; the impact of social media and other factors on player wellbeing; lessons to be learned from other sports; and where the industry is heading in future.



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