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Wharton Moneyball: Soccer Analytics, the Women's World Cup & Cirque Du Soleil

Ep. 157

Show from 7/3/19


In this episode of Wharton Moneyball, Cirque du Soleil has been lauded for its sports science program for the incredible athletes in the organization. Tune in to hear from the man behind that program as hosts Cade Massey and Eric Bradlow dive into the importance of training and developing talent within your franchise. With NBA free agency now open hear the latest developments and how they will impact the upcoming season. Plus a look at the world of Major League Baseball ahead of next week’s All Star Break and the Women's World Cup!


Guests:

Ted Knutson - Ted is the owner and founder of StatsBomb and StatsBomb Services. His company is at the forefront of the data and analytics revolution in Soccer, and also has a unique expertise in set piece design and execution. Prior to StatsBomb, Ted was Head of Player Analytics at Brentford and Midtjylland football clubs.

Follow him on Twitter: @mixedknuts

Check out StatsBomb: https://statsbomb.com/


Andrew Walker - The Senior Head Therapist at Cirque Du Soleil where he works to improve high performance pathways for over 250 artists. Previously he worked with high level Rugby teams and was also the 1st Team Physiotherapist for the Premier League’s West Ham United.

Follow Cirque Du Soleil on Twitter: @Cirque

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