Louise Capicotto (BSc, MSc, MBPsS) – FCN Academy Coach
Louise has been involved with coaching weightlifting and athletics (throws) for the past 5 years. She was part of the National Coach Development Programme (NCDP) run by England Athletics and is currently part of the Women into High Performance Programme run by UK Coaching. She volunteers at her local secondary school, running lunch time and after-school sessions. Alongside coaching, Louise is training towards being a BPS-accredited Sport Psychologist at Loughborough University, whilst also having a background in sports science. She has a particular interest in the treatment of eating disorders in athletes, as well as mental health in elite sport, the psychology of coaching, and resilience. Alongside coaching and sport psychology, Louise is an international powerlifter winning multiple national and international medals, as well as being the current British record holder for the under-53kg class squat. Louise is passionate about translating theory into practice and helping athletes to overcome obstacles and reach their full potential.
Some of you may recognise Louise from her fantastic infograms created out of the #womenswednesday weekly discussion… head over to the #womenswednesday page to take a look! CLICK HERE
Watch our exclusive webinar with Louise as she explains the psychology behind eating disorders, as well as very bravely sharing her own story.