How Can Sports Analytics Teams Make Their Findings Both Tangible And Relevant?

It was quite a season for Tottenham Hotspur, finishing in the top three of England's top flight for the first time since 1990. One member of the backroom staff helping drive the performances on the pitch was Aaron Harris, Tottenham's head of academy sports medicine and sports science. We sat down with Aaron to talk all things sports analytics, from finding relevant metrics to the analyst's role as both a support and driving force. 

Tottenham Hotspur FC
Head of Academy Sports Medicine & Sports Science
Educated at Sydney University, Aaron completed his Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy. Aaron worked in the hospital, private practice and sports settings in Sydney before travelling to Europe. Having spent three years mixing work with travelling he began working Full time at Fulham FC as a Physiotherapist in 2003. After three and a half years he moved to Tottenham Hotspur FC as Head Academy Physiotherapist in 2007. Aaron has been 'Head of Academy Sports Medicine and Sports Science' at Spurs since early 2012, helping develop players that now play for Tottenham's First Team and other clubs across England and Europe's highest leagues.

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