ABOUT

I AM A STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH WHO HAS WORKED WITH DEVELOPMENTAL TO PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES FOR THE PAST 11 YEARS

 

BASED IN BRISBANE, I WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO BE EMPLOYED FULL-TIME AT ST JOSEPH’S NUDGEE COLLEGE AS THEIR HEAD OF STRENGTH & CONDITIONING IN 2014. BEFORE I EVEN HAD ACHIEVED MY UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE.
HERE I HAVE WORKED WITH 15 DIFFERENT SPORTS FROM MOUNTAIN BIKING TO RODEO, FROM SWIMMING TO RUGBY.
PRIOR TO MY TIME AT NUDGEE COLLEGE I SPENT 5 YEARS AS AN ASSISTANT STRENGTH & COACH AT BRISBANE BOYS’ COLLEGE, WHILST VOLUNTEERING AND GAINING EXPERIENCE IN AS MANY AREAS AS POSSIBLE, INCLUDING; AUSTRALIA WHEELCHAIR RUGBY, GPS ASHGROVE RUGBY UNION & QUEENSLAND RUGBY UNION. 
SINCE BEING AT NUDGEE COLLEGE, I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO SHAPE MY ROLE INTO THE DIRECTOR OF STRENGTH & CONDITIONING WHILST BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK OF SUPPORT STAFF.

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS

JUNIOR WALLABIES WORLD CUP FINALIST

AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS & UNDER 18 RUGBY UNION

3 INTERNATIONAL AGE-GROUP SWIMMERS

22 NATIONAL ROWING CHAMPIONS

4 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALISTS

SCHOOLBOY TITLES ACROSS 10 DIFFERENT SPORTS

ALONGSIDE MY MAJOR FULL-TIME ROLE, I HAVE WORKED WITH TOOWONG ROWING CLUB, PREPARING ELITE ROWERS FOR NATIONAL & WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REGATTAS.
I’VE HELD THE POSITION OF HEAD STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH AT BROTHERS RUGBY UNION CLUB IN THE BRISBANE PREMIER GRADE COMPETITION. IN LATE 2018, I WAS ASKED TO TRAVEL TO THE UK WITH THE AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS & U18 RUGBY UNION TEAM TO PREPARE THEM FOR TEST MATCHES AGAINST IRELAND & SCOTLAND.
AS A RESULT OF MY SUCCESS HERE, RUGBY AUSTRALIA ASKED ME TO PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN PREPARING THE JUNIOR WALLABIES FOR THEIR SUCCESSFUL 2019 U20 WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN IN ARGENTINA, AS HEAD OF ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
WORKING WITH YOUTH ATHLETES ACROSS THE PERFORMANCE SPECTRUM

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF EXERCISE MOVEMENT AND SCIENCE

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

MASTER OF EXERCISE SCIENCE (S&C)

EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY

ASCA LEVEL 2 - PROFESSIONAL COACH

AUSTRALIAN STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING ASSOCIATION

ATHLETIC CAREER

OUTSIDE OF MY EXPERIENCES AS A COACH, I HAVE A DISTINCT UNDERSTANDING OF THE SACRIFICES THAT ATHLETES, BOTH JUNIOR & ELITE, HAVE TO MAKE IN ORDER TO CHASE THEIR DREAMS. PRIOR TO TURNING MY ATTENTION TOWARDS S&C I WAS AN ELITE ROWER WHO REPRESENTED AUSTRALIA IN BOTH UNDERAGE AND SENIOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS. 

  • UNDER 23 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 2 INTERNATIONAL ROWING WORLD CUPS
  • 5 NATIONAL ROWING TITLES