Doug MacDonald, owner of Positive Sport Psych.


“Probably the only sustainable advantage we have is the ability to learn faster than the opposition”


Doug’s passion is for developing people through understanding how they learn and then working on how we can accelerate that learning process.  Doug specialises in working with coaches in helping them to create and develop their coaching environment.  Doug has worked extensively with elite athletes, performance coaches and national governing bodies. Doug has an MA(Hons) in Psychology with French, a Masters degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology and is an accredited coach and mentor with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.


The range of sports he works with is always growing and has included: rugby, tennis, rowing, canoeing, badminton, fencing, athletics, cycling, hockey, snooker, gymnastics, trampolining, cross-country skiing, swimming, golf, triathlon, lacrosse, basketball, netball, superbikes and football.  As an athlete Doug represented GB as an age-group triathlete at European and World Championships, and is an active junior rowing coach in his spare time.