Last month I was fortunate to present at the Hudl Elite User Conference in Las Vegas. I was kindly invited by Michael Phy, and after discussions with him on what to present, we decided on an overview of my workflows at the University of the Pacific and then more broadly on what and how someone […]Read more "Hudl 2018 Elite User Conference Presentation"
As the field hockey assistant coach and performance analyst, technology plays a large part of my role. For every practice and game that our players partake in they wear both a heart rate monitor and a GPS unit, and are videoed from multiple angles. It is because of the culture of innovation that exists here […]Read more "Sloan Analytics Conference"
Written for a beginner by a beginner. What is R? My previous post was the first time that I have produced visuals for a post using R, an open source software for data analysis and visualisation. It is a programming language which means that rather than typing data or clicking icons as you might in […]Read more "Graphing in R"
I have now written my second blog post on score-line effects (the first is available here) this time examining if and how pass direction changes whether a team is winning, drawing or losing. It is published here, on self-pass.com.Read more "Effect of score-line on pass direction"
As this season has recently finished, I think it’s a good time to take a look back and see how teams this season compare to each other, and to previous seasons. To do this, and so that a teams offensive and defensive performance can be assessed, for each team from the last 6 seasons (any older and the league structure changes) of men’s […]Read more "Offensive and Defensive Profiling"
Having recently completed my MSc Performance Analysis, I have decided to use the data and findings to publish a number of posts, beginning with a three part series into how score-line (game state) effects passing in hockey for Self-pass.com (Twitter: @self_pass). The first of these, exploring how score-line influences pass outcome, is available here.Read more "Score-line (game state) analysis"