We chat with some of Australia’s leading sport coaches, athletes, and officials.
Associate Professor Physical Education and Sport, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Shane Pill - Associate Professor Physical Education and Sport, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. He joins this weeks podcast.
Brad McGee OAM is an Australian former professional racing cyclist. He joins this weeks podcast.
National Futures Coach / Performance pathway lead for Boxing Australia
Jamie Pittman, is a former Australian Indigenous boxer in the middleweight division. Jamie speaks with passion of the positive influence and impact his first boxing coach has on his life and his desire to ensure that he can provide the same for this generation. A true champion in and out of the ring!
Australian Football referee
Kate Jacewicz is an Australian Football referee. Kate began refereeing at the age of 13 after her brother’s team needed one, she joins this week’s podcast.
Benny Sutton, a Football coach and former Pararoos player who played at the 2019 World Cup in Spain joins this week’s podcast.
Mel Perrine & Bobbi Kelly
Para Alpine Snowsports
In this week’s Coaching and Officiating Podcast we are joined by Mel Perrine and Bobbi Kelly, who share incredible insights for athletes and coaches alike on the importance of having open communication lines to understand, learn and grow together, and the unique level of trust working as a guide and visually impaired athlete together.
Australian Cricket legend and member of Cricket Australia Board, Greg Chappell. Greg takes us through the changes to coaching and officiating over the last few decades and how this has impacted emerging talent. We explore the progression of community coaching and the importance of recreating the same training environment as the game.
WNBA All Star, Women’s Basketball and Sport Australia Hall of Famer, Lauren Jackson has an extensive basketball career playing locally and internationally, which began at the young age of 4.
Assistant Coach of Queensland Firebirds Clare Ferguson is a leader of the sporting world, having extensive experience in competing, coaching, and managing high performance athletes.
Former CEO - AIS
Former AIS CEO Peter Conde discusses all things elite sport. We chat through the importance of building a sporting ecosystem from the ground up with the need for both strong coaches and high performing athletes in the system.
Jillaroos Head Coach
Jillaroos Head Coach, Brad Donald takes us through the development of Women’s Rugby League teams and the important role female coaching staff have to play in the game and its development. We also take a look at the diversity of women’s playing skills in sport, often developing from playing exposure across multiple sports at a community level.
Former Australian Basketball Coach, Carrie Graf takes us through how she adapts her coaching styles to different athletes at both the community and elite level and how a one sized fit all approach does not work in coaching. We also explore how coaches and officials work hand in hand and how important both are for the sport ecosystem.
Amy Perrett made history by becoming the first female to referee a Super Rugby game. Amy takes us through how she manages the pressure of being a professional Referee, her process of making decisions during games, reviewing games post-match and how she learns from her mistakes.
Australian Sprints and Hurdles Athletics Coach and Former Coach of Sally Pearson, Sharon Hannan joins us to take us through her top coaching principles.
Lauren Burns OAM
Sydney 2000 Olympic Taekwondo Gold Medallist and researcher, Lauren Burns OAM, talks of the dynamic interplay between psychology, performance, relationships and lifestyle when it comes to coaching and knowing when to challenge and stretch elite athletes so they can rise to the challenge of an Olympic Games or winning a Gold Medal.
Mal Meninga AM
Malcolm Norman “Mal” Meninga is an Australian professional rugby league football coach and former player. As a player, his career lasted 16 years and he played in over 460 first grade games for state, club and country.
Professor Rochelle Eime
Professor Rochelle Eime is a Behavioural Epidemiologist who has over 15 years of research experience specifically relating to the sport and recreation sectors relating to both public health and sport management.
Rugby union coach
A premiership-winning AFL player turned international rugby union coach.
The first female in the world to be part of the officiating team for a male cricket test match.
Louise Sauvage OAM
Paralympic champion and wheelchair racing coach
Louise Sauvage OAM is one of Australia’s most successful athletes, with nine gold and four silver Paralympic medals.
Former a/g CEO Sport Australia
Sport Australia’s former acting Chief Executive Officer Rob Dalton introduces our newest Podcast series on Coaching and Officiating.