Charlie Large

Director of Strength and Conditioning

EPL Coach Level: 5 – Attained notable academic accreditation, coached athletes to international standard – Completed 300HRS CPD

Charlie’s love for sport began at an early age when he was introduced to rugby, which he played at academy and national league level. During this time, he experienced first-hand the difference that high level strength and conditioning support can make in terms of athletic development, performance and injury prevention.

His own experiences fuelled his intrigue and passion for S&C, leading him to pursue a career in the field and attain many qualifications – notably a BSc in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Leeds; an MSc in Strength and Conditioning with aspirations to study for a Ph.D. Charlie has completed CPD courses in a wide variety of subjects, including: biomechanics, weightlifting, speed and agility, periodisation, rehabilitation & nutrition.

Throughout his coaching career he has been fortunate enough to work with a range of athletes from a grass roots level right through to international standard, including: A GB judo commonwealth bronze, world bronze medallist and British champion, GB inline hockey, GB taekwondo, Professional MMA, national league rugby.

Charlie is also the personal coach to multiple weightlifting & powerlifting athletes including: 4x world, 8x British and 3x cross federational record holder, multiple national and British champions, nationally ranked lifters and GB talent pathway athletes.


Qualifications Notable Accomplishments 
MSc Strength & Conditioning (ongoing) Weightlifting: Multiple British champions and Medallists
BSc Sports & Exercise Science Powerlifting: 4xworld record and 8x British record holder
BWL Level 2 Club Coach GB Judo: Commonwealth, World & European medallist
KBT Level 4 Strength & Conditioning Coach National league Rugby
KBT Senior Coach & Lecturer Physique: WBFF pro card winners
CHEK institute: scientific back training, core conditioning & programme design MMA: professionals in UCMMA & BAMMA
Lecturing world wide on S&C related topics

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