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Australian Institute of Sport

Performance People & Teams

Performance People and Teams

Director: Matti Clements, Acting

Seeks to lead the transformation of the Australian high performance workforce, and to better understand its impact by using a more evidence-based approach. The Performance People and Teams unit delivers across four key areas: recruiting, developing and improving the people who support the athletes – the coaches, performance directors and CEOs – and on helping them to create high performing teams.

Vision: Australia’s high performance sport system attracts and retains outstanding coaches and leaders to support our athletes achieve podium success.

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Programs within Performance People and Teams

Talent and Analytics

Manager: Matt Lyons

Designs and establishes best practice approaches to the recruitment and performance management of people for the high performance system. They will lead the behavioural data strategy to support decision making and measure impact and the systems and models for collecting and reporting key performance metrics to support business and strategic people investment decisions in the sports system.

Sport People

Manager: Sonya Thompson

Engages with sports to identify the current and future needs of their performance people, with a focus on high performance coaches, performance directors and CEOs, in the areas of:

  • recruitment
  • individual
  • collective development and impact

They lead the design and implementation of systemic and customised solutions to enhance a sport’s performance data, informed by diagnostics, and performance people metrics.

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