WHITTINGHAM Alistair < Back  
Sport Archery
CGA Scotland   
Gender Men
Born 31 Jan 1973
Height1.75 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Edinburgh, SCO
Occupation Director, Psychologist, Coach
Higher education Psychology - Edinburgh University: Edinburgh, SCO
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Edinburgh University Alumni: Scotland
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto His coaching employs sports psychology and is based in humanism. He uses a mixed discipline approach including cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness and existentialism. (performance-archery.com, 14 Sep 2010)
Awards and honours 2007 Shortlisted for British University Coach of the year.

2006 Awarded honorary colours from Edinburgh University.

2005 David Christie Award for services to Scottish Archery.

2004 Alan Chainy Award for Voluntary Services to Sport at Edinburgh University.

2000-2007: six-time short-list for Price Waterhouse Cooper Edinburgh University Coach of the Year Award, winning in 2001.

2003 Edinburgh University Sports Union colours for coaching and service to the University Archery Club.

1998 Napier University Sports Personality of the Year.

(performance-archery.com, 14 Sep 2010)
Other information COACH
He was the coach for the Scottish Junior team from 2006 to 2009. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)

He studied performance psychology at Edinburgh University and now runs a coaching business called Alistair Whittingham Performance Archery. He has coached both compound and recurve archers to an international level since 2000, and has clients who have achieved national and international awards. He has also published many articles and works as marketing director for a major archery retailer. He has also been involved with the organisation Pro-Archery, providing live commentary for professional tournaments. (performance-archery.com, 14 Sep 2010)