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Hayden Lau

Hayden Lau is the 1st Team Sport Scientist and Performance Coach for Cardiff City Football Club. He is responsible for optimizing the performance of all first team athletes, through the implementation of research-based, pitch and gym training programs. Hayden has extensive experience with the facilitation of marginal gains with elite teams as well as developing individual athletes through long-term rehabilitation programs.

Hayden has a Masters in Sports Science and gained his degree from Loughborough University, the top sports university in the country. He has previously worked with Nottingham Forest Football Club and Cardiff City’s academy before moving to his current role at Cardiff City FC.

Over the years, Hayden has played badminton, tennis, squash, and table tennis and has recently developed a love for Padel Tennis. He also has a Cap for representing the Boys and Girls Club of Wales Welsh U18 Football Team and on his days off loves to mountain bike.