Matt Long has Team managed or coached for his country internationally on no less than 17 occasions. This included service as an England Team Coach at the Commonwealth Games Marathon Training Camp as well as the Commonwealth Games Development Camp in the lead up to Birmingham 2022. 

Matt has authored more than 350 coaching articles having served as Editor of British Milers’ Club News Magazine for 4 years and as an Editorial contributor for Athletics Weekly magazine for over a decade. In 2013 he received the Horwill Award for outstanding Coach Education from the aforementioned British Milers’ Club. 

As a former county level athlete who represented Staffordshire as a senior, Matt has guided two athletes to become world champions in the last 12 months.