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Australian Institute of Sport

Sport Strategy & Investment

Sport Strategy and Investment

Director: Alex Newton

Drives and enables the strategic and transparent allocation of total integrated resources and investment through a collaborative, evidence and principle-based approach to sports and athletes.

Programs within Sport Strategy and Investment

Sport Insight and Predictive Analytics

Manager: David Fulcher

Develop evidence-based, customised models, frameworks and systems, to provide performance insights and sophisticated data to enable the prediction of future performance.

Performance Solutions

Consultant: Tudor Bidder
Consultant: Chris O'Brien

Work with NSOs and their High Performance Programs to provide agile, outcome-focused performance advice and solutions, that answer key performance questions and gaps.  Lead sports in the development of strategic, operational and campaign plans that continually improve their trajectory towards achieving consistent Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth medal outcomes.

Performance Pathways

Manager: Anna Longman

Leads NSOs in the planning, development, coordination and delivery of partnerships, strategies, research and approaches to establish contemporary and sport-relevant elite athlete pathways that successfully identify, nurture and develop talented athletes.

Key Initiatives

Sport Strategy

Manager: Katie Culbert

Collaborates with sports, high performance system colleagues and key stakeholders to develop evidenced-based and future focussed sport specific performance strategies. This contributes to maximising Australia’s high performance system goals and achieving key performance indicators.

Key Initiatives

Combat Centre

Manager: Andrew Pratley

The AIS Combat Centre was established in 2013 and has rapidly developed into a renowned training facility with a dedicated High Performance Management team that supports National Sport Organisations to deliver their High Performance programs, with a particular emphasis on senior elite combat sport athletes.

Key Initiatives

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