Episode 62: Peter Arch - Gymshark
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In this episode, James speaks to Peter Arch, the Vice President of People at Gymshark, Denver office.  Born from a sporty and competitive family and drawing influence from his PE teachers, Peter pursued his passion for sports from a young age. He got his BA Honors from the University of Warwick, where he was captain of the football and cricket team. He was voted University Sportsman of the Year in 1983 and later became a lecturer at Aylesbury college. He then helped someone open a gym in Oxford and played soccer for Oxford City. He later joined an indoor soccer facility company in Kansas City as they also ran soccer camps during summer before joining Gymshark.


Tune in to learn more about:


  • How Peter Co-Founded the largest soccer coaching company in North America, Challenger Sports
  • How Gymshark uses sports as a medium to get to the kids and introduce them to sports
  • Why Peter abandoned the indoor soccer facility and running camp to join Gymshark
  • More about the establishment of Gymshark and its growth
  • Gymshark’s expansion across the US and why they went for Denver.
  • What piece of advice Peter would give his younger self from his future self

          and so much more…!


Connect with Peter:

LinkedIn: Peter Arch


Check out Gymshark:

LinkedIn: Gymshark

Website: https://www.gymshark.com 

Instagram: @gymshark

Connect With James

Instagram: @james_ventures

Facebook: Coordinate Sports FB Page

LinkedIn: James Moore

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