Will McConn is a first year PhD student in the department of Strategy and Organisation at the University of Strathclyde. Will’s research explores how leadership develops as a de-centred, practice based, phenomenon between multidisciplinary support staff operating in high performance sport. In advance of commencing his PhD Will worked for a number of sporting sectors that included national governing bodies, local authority sports departments, and a national agency. He holds a BSc in Sports Management and also Psychology and an MSc in Sports Psychology. In addition he is currently completing the British Psychological Society’s training route to becoming a chartered Sports Psychologist.