About Us

Below is a brief background Hugh’s experience. Feel free to contact by email at PodiumPsychology@gmail.com for further info of what can be done to help you reach the winners podium or perform better


Consultant: Hugh J. Gilmore


Bachelor of Science with Honours in Sport and Exercise Science
Master of Science with Distinction in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
BASES (prob)
Irish Institute of Sport Accredited Psychologist


Hugh has worked with All Ireland winners, World Champions, Olympians.
With experience in delivering Sport & Performance Psychology to
British Weightlifting and Paralympic Powerlifting (Rio Games )
Weightlifting Ireland
Northern Ireland Netball
British Athletics
Sports institute of Northern Ireland S and C staff
Hockey, Rugby and GAA athletes and teams
Competitive Crossfit Gyms
A wide range of elite coaches and business professionals seeking personal development

Podium Psychology specialises in the application of scientifically derived knowledge with clients in order to create performance improvement.
This knowledge is delivered by both informal meetings with clients and through group sessions and workshops in team/club/business environments, we also aid in coach education programs for sports clubs and governing bodies. ]
The majority of our one to one work is carried out by Skype unless you happen to be located in near Belfast or Loughborough.
Hugh currently works in Loughborough with the English Institute of Sport and also sits on the board of Directors for Netball Northern Ireland acting as Performance Director.
If you need to improve your performance to get you, or your team closer to the podium then Email:PodiumPsychology@gmail.com

Professional standards are important for our profession.
With in the UK and Ireland there are 3 main bodies with which all those who are fit to practise must be registered with at least one. Hugh is registered with Two of these bodies.

These are:
The Irish Institute of sport
British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES)

It is important that whenever you seek Sport Psychology support that the person you use belongs to the appropriate organisation this will ensure that they are suitably qualified. We appreciate that this can be confusing to the lay person but we are happy to explain the difference for you.
If you have any queries about this feel free to make contact.