Performance People and Teams
Director: Darlene Harrison
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.
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:
- 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.
Manager: Alison Campbell
Leads the development of multi-discipline professional networks including professional sport services, technical leads from within sport and the National Institute Network. This includes quality assurance of professional networks standards and practice.
Learning and Development
Leads, innovates and develops new and systemic approaches to support and grow a learning culture across Australia’s high performance system. Develops a range of diverse high performance learning solutions to meet future system needs and lead the engagement with a team of cross sector learning specialists and consultants.