Working with EiSports in Ireland

Working with EiSports in Ireland

Sharing knowledge and best practice is always an inspiring opportunity wherever I find myself in the world of coaching.  This weekend, the Team at Tom Bates Coaching find themselves over in Dublin Ireland working with the aspiring young coaches and players from...
Tom on the Way of Champions Podcast #24

Tom on the Way of Champions Podcast #24

Here’s Tom’s appearance on the Way of Champions podcast. “WOC #24 Tom Bates, Head of Performance Psychology and Culture for Aston Villa FC , It’s often not what we say in coaching, but what we do that teaches them the most. What would your team look...
Confidence is a Choice

Confidence is a Choice

Aston Villa’s sports psychologist Tom Bates has given an insight into the pep talks Steve Bruce’s squad receive. Bates was recruited from Villa’s Championship rivals Brentford in November after spells working for Birmingham City and West Bromwich...