Kim Brennan OAM

Kim Brennan is an Australian World Champion, Olympian and Olympic Gold Medal winning rower. An accomplished all around athlete she started off as a 400m hurdler and won the silver medal at the 2001 World Youth Championships in Athletics. She later took up rowing because of a running injury quickly showed the potential that resulted in her stunning career to date.

She competed at her first Olympic Games in Beijing 2008. In London 2012, Kim took on the challenge of competing in two boat classes – the single and double sculls. Rarely attempted in rowing. She claimed a silver medal in the double scull and a bronze in the single scull.

After the London Games she concentrated on the single scull and became World Champion in 2013 and 2015 before going on to win the gold medal at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio – leading from start to finish.

Kim is a qualified lawyer and is working in IT advisory at Ernest & Young and has been regular columnist for the Age newspaper during her rowing career.

Greg Louganis (via video link)

Greg Louganis is an American Olympic diver, LGBT activist and author who won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games on both the springboard and platform. He is the only male and the second diver in Olympic history to sweep the diving events in consecutive Olympic Games. In 1984 he also received the James E. Sullivan award from the Amateur Athletic Union as the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. Over the years he’s done quite a few acting roles on the big screen as well as staring on numerous television shows for guest appearances. In more recent years he’s been an active member of the community helping to coach children at the divers club in California and has been a devoted mentor to the US diving team at both the 2012 London Olympics Games and the 2016 Rio De Jeneiro Olympic Games; even having the honor to bear the torch at the Los Angele’s special Olympics in 2015.

Mike McKay OAM

Mike McKay has won numerous Australian, European and World Championships as well as Commonwealth Games Medals, rowing in men’s eights and fours. Mike is however probably best known as the Captain and Stroke of the world champion and double Olympic Gold Medal winning “Oarsome Foursome”.

The “Oarsome Foursome” gained recognition in winning Gold in the men’s four rowing at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and then built on their reputation by again taking Gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Mike’s rowing achievements have been recognised with numerous Awards including Medal of the Order of Australia (O.A.M.), King of Moomba and Official Flag Bearer for the Australian Team at the Atlanta Olympics Closing Ceremony.

Beyond sport, Mike has completed a Master of Business Administration and is a consultant, corporate finance & entrepreneurial services with Ernst & Young; he has been an integral part of the One Australian Syndicate developing and strengthening the Team and Winning Culture; Director of Coaching at several of Melbourne’s top schools; consulted with Corporate Leaders and companies on health and lifestyle issues in the workplace; pursued business interests including operating an export/import business and as Director/Owner of a Melbourne Hotel doubled trade in twelve months.

Mike also continues with media commitments along with projects for the Australian Olympic movement & sporting bodies, and is a board member of the Australian Olympic Committee.

Rick Cotgreave

A native of Sheffield,Rick is an England lacrosse player (1988-96), including captaincy and coaching roles for England U-19, British Universities and England U-25. He has over 20 years of designing coaching and training programmes for team and individual performance, leadership development, personal effectiveness and well-being. He has also worked across a wide range of sectors with clients from international and Olympic athletes to senior corporate executives. After graduating from Sheffield University Rick continued to pursue his involvement with the English lacrosse team. He travelled extensively to play in tournaments in the USA, Australia and throughout Europe. Working as a Performance Coach and trainer, Rick helped establish Mobius Performance to share his passion for the transformation that coaching can bring. Rick specialises in the helping facilitate the changes that enhance performance and maximise the opportunities for success. His current research project is exploring how to assist elite athletes to find success and fulfilment beyond sport through the BOA. Currently also consulting to Lane 4 UK.

Mike Pyke

Michael Anthony Patrick “Mike” Pyke  is a retired Canadian dual-code football player, who was a professional Australian rules footballer with the Sydney Swans.

Pyke is the first Canadian national and the first former rugby union professional to play in an Australian Football League (AFL) premiership team, having played in the Sydney Swans 2012 premiership winning side. Prior to his Australian rules football career, Pyke was a professional rugby union player, having played for French Top 14 squad US Montauban and representing the Canadian national side. Pyke was known for his understated goal celebrations

On 15 September 2015 Pyke, who had recently earned a master’s degree in Commerce (Finance) from the University of Sydney, was awarded the AFL Players Association’s Education and Training Excellence Award “for his outstanding commitment to his Masters in Commerce and career development.”

On 16 October 2015, Pyke announced his retirement from the AFL in typically understated fashion by posting a photo on Twitter of his boots hanging up inside his locker at the SCG. “I got to the point where I didn’t think I had any more improvement left in me and that’s when you know to step aside and let the younger players come through,” he said of his decision.

Annabelle Williams

Annabelle Williams is a phenomenal Paralympic swimming competitor that represented Australia regularly all over the world. She won a gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games in the 4 × 100 m medley relay and a bronze medal at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games in the Women’s 100 m Butterfly S9. At the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, she won a bronze medal in the Women’s 50 m Freestyle S9 and in the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games she won a silver in the Women’s 50 m Freestyle S9.

While competing internationally, Annabelle completed a double degree in law and international relations at Bond University in Queensland. In 2009 Annabelle worked for the Australian Trade Commission in Paris and in 2012 worked in Washington D.C. for Perennial, a government relations and sports management business. During her time in D.C. she met and assisted numerous NFL players, most notably Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers. Annabelle worked in the mergers and acquisitions department at Allens Linklaters in Sydney and as a clerk for the Court of Arbitration for Sport before moving to be the Legal Counsel at the Australian Olympic Committee, where she currently works. Annabelle recently co-hosted the Paralympic Games on Network Seven with Mel McLaughlin, Lawrence Mooney and Joh Griggs. Annabelle is also the Vice President of the Australian Swimmers’ Association and a Finance, Audit and Risk Committee Member of the Australian Sports Foundation and has a passion for promoting diversity in all areas of work.

Randomly, and for a brief time, Annabelle was a stunt person for Charlize Theron in Mad Max 4: Fury Road.

Dene Halatau

Dene Halatau (born 27 January 1983) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Wests Tigers of the National Rugby League. A New Zealand national representative forward, he previously played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs after having started his career at Wests, with whom he won the 2005 NRL Premiership. Halatau was also part of the New Zealand team that won the 2008 World Cup.

He is currently working with the Tigers on an off-field role as Player Development Manager, while he is keen to continue his welfare and education work at the NRL especially in the welfare of players from the Pacific Island regions. “I’ve loved being in the NRL playing for the Tigers and at the Bulldogs as well and now I want to repay some of the good things that have happened to me.”

Kristen Worley 

This courageous Canadian high performance track cycling sportswoman and past Canadian National Waterski Team Member, is taking on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and four other major sports governing bodies in a landmark lawsuit, which began two years ago and court proceedings began on February 29th 2016 with IOC in Toronto, Canada.
Kristen has spent the last 16 years, working with medical and legal experts in Canada and around the world working with athletes, who were and including herself violated by IOC policy as it pertains to gender. As an authentic voice and educator assisting international, professional sports federations and governments on the reality of policy and the impact on young women and men in sport around the world.

She has proven that the IOC’s policies on gender regulation are dangerous to athletes health and well-being, as the IOC never did any scientific research to support their international policy on gender, which is being used throughout sport and those directly affiliated to the Olympic Movement. These policies have already changed twice during the course of her more than decade-long campaign, as the IOC has tried to divert accountability and violations of human rights based on Kristen’s constant pressures put upon them.

Worley has proven successfully, the IOC has discriminated against athletes for several decades including herself, and her successful case now leading into mediation in the coming weeks, asks pressing questions of how sports’ governing bodies govern sport based on policy handed down from the IOC through their commitment to the Olympic Movement. Accepting ‘carte blanche’, policy they have now learned and forced to accept had no medical and or scientific research applied to them, prior to instigating them towards an athlete. Now having to acknowledge, the IOC created international policy on gender solely based on social biases towards women, and not scientific peer reviewed evidence. This has now placed (4) sports bodies, national and international federations in cycling and anti-doping, including the IOC in a position collectively of violation of human rights, medical and legal ethics and gross negligence.

Unprecedented as this is, a first for sport, will inspire greater language amongst athletes to ask more questions and to exercise their human rights, by setting a legal precedent—opening up sports-based disputes to courts of law rather than courts of arbitration, where they have traditionally been heard which the IOC own and runs, assuring athletes have access to proper legal support and court systems and their rights are protected. Moreover those who generate policy harming life impacting policy like this as the IOC has done, that their is a legal course of accountability to assure policy that is actually being regulated into sport globally is in-fact scientifically based, socially biased and harmful to human life.

Jenni Screen

Jenni is a two time Olympic Medallist (2008/2012) with one of the most successful sporting programs in Australian Sporting history, Women’s Basketball, known as “The Opals”. Additionally in 2006 Jenni was a member of the team that won the 1st senior World Championship for Basketball Australia on the World stage. She played professionally both in Australia and in Italy for more than 15 years.

During her playing career Jenni continued her educational pursuits completing two degrees, most recently, a Masters in Strength and Conditioning.
Following retirement Jenni stays involved in Basketball as a representative for Oceania on the inaugural FIBA players commission as well as dabbling in commentary.
Jenni is now embarking on her biggest passion, athlete development and coaching.
Jenni is committed to paying it forward to future generations of sport by what she has learnt from being an elite athlete and combining it with the science to aid in assisting athletes and people reach their potential.

Richard Stenhouse

Richard is the Managing Director and Founder of Global Elite Sports who are a recruitment company providing past and present athletes with job placement opportunities via strategic alliances with key partners across many industries throughout Australia and New Zealand. Global Elite Sports have a detailed understanding of what it takes for athletes to be ready to enter the workforce and have established relationships with businesses across a wide variety of industries that recognise the qualities, attributes and values that many former athletes can bring to their organisations. Richard will be joining us on the Career Transition panel and will be available for chats throughout the day.

Caroline Anderson

Caroline Anderson is a high achieving athlete who participated in Taekwondo at the 2004 Olympic Games, she also represented Australia at the World Cup and World Championships. Transitioning from then she now runs her own consulting business, Caroline is a successful business woman who spends her time practicing as a psychologist after having 15 years experience working in the mental healthy industry. She decided it was time start her own practice a few years back after having working in a metropolitan hospital, and most recently aims to focus on working with athletes, businesses and schools to assist with improving performance outcomes and personal well-being development.

Greg Mumm

Greg Mumm is a career education and athlete transition expert, with a background in elite level sport coaching. In his own journey through injury, education, coaching and business he has formed strong relationships with athletes, sporting and educational organizations.
The challenges he experienced around balancing career and study decisions with sport, lead him to co-found Career HQ and start The Final Whistle, a new company which guides athletes and sporting organizations on how to enhance their career education and employment opportunities.
Prior to entering a business career he spent 10 years as a professional rugby coach at all levels, from school to international, including assisting Fiji at both the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cups.

Liz Brett

Representing Australia in the Sydney 2000 Olympics (Volleyball), Liz is passionate about sport, in particular the advancement of sport in the tertiary sector. As the CEO of ActivateUTS (2011 – present), Liz is responsible for the leadership and management of the company, including its strategic, financial and governance obligations and its adherence to constitutional objectives. She does this in conjunction with the ActivateUTS Board, where she is an executive director and company secretary. Having held senior management roles since 2006, Liz’s experience in leadership, strategy and governance has assisted ActivateUTS in becoming a sustainable not for profit organisation, one that is considered best practice in the student service delivery sector.

She is a Director on the Board of Australian University Sport (2010 – present), as well as a member of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Gender Equity Committee (2013 – present). This year Liz has been appointed Chef de Mission for the Australian Team competing in the World University Summer Games (Korea).

Daniel Kowalski

Daniel Kowalski is an Australian former middle- and long-distance swimmer specializing in freestyle events. He competed in the Olympic Games in 200-, 400- and 1,500-metre individual freestyle events and in the 4×200-metre freestyle relay. At the 1996 Summer Olympics, he was the first man in 92 years to earn medals in all of freestyle events. He studied at The Australian Institute of Sport on a scholarship and also later sports marketing at Bond University which he graduated from in 2003.

Kowalski was part of the world record-setting Australian gold medal 4×200-metre relay team at the 1998 Commonwealth Games and also holds 400-metre freestyle long course masters world record in the 30 to 34 age group which he set on 2 May 2009 in a time of 3:58.42.
He was named as an assistant swimming coach at The University of Wisconsin-Madisom in 2007 and in the same year also won the Pier to Pub Pier 1.2 km open water swim held annually in Lorne, Australia.
He has also had other accolades such as hosting of an overnight program on SEM 1116, and has appeared as one of the celebrity performers on the reality singing competition It Takes Two. In April 2010 Kowalski announced that he is gay, inspiring other athletes in the community to also come out; making him one of the 25 most influential gay Australians as selected by readers of

Tracey Holmes

Tracey Holmes is an Australian journalist with an extensive career in television and radio specializing predominantly in sport. Holmes began her working career in 1989 as a journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and was Australia’s first female host of a national sports program “Grandstand”.

Over the years she’s held many impressive roles, such as working as a media advisor for the Sydney Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG) In 1988 she also co-hosted a SBS presentation of the FIFA World Cup and has appeared on the nightly World Cup Show during the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Tracey currently resides as a presenter on ABC New Radio since January 2014.

Shelley Gorman

Shelley played basketball professionally for 17 years, taking her all over the world. Her accomplishments include; winning Australia’s first ever basketball medal (men or women) at Junior World Championships – Bronze. Australian Female Junior Athlete of the Year 1988. Represented Australia as a senior player on 258 occasions. Seoul 1988 Olympic Games – 4th Place. Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games – Bronze Medal. Sydney 2000 Olympic Games – Silver Medal. 2010 – Inducted in to the Australian Basketball Hall Of Fame

On life after sport Shelley said “After retiring from Basketball I felt quite lost with what the next stage of my life would bring. After about 3 years of rather unhealthy living I knew that this was not where I wanted to be as I was not living my life with passion. This had to change. I needed to be fit, healthy, confident and passionate about life. Once I made this decision things started to change. I found my passion and started Personal Training. I love helping people get fit, confident and empowered, transforming their bodies and their minds”. Shelley and her partner Kylie own and run “Urban Warriors”, a bespoke personal training company.

Jade Edmistone

Jade Edmistone is an Australian breaststroke swimmer, who is the former world-record holder in the 50m breaststroke at both short and long course formats of the event. Edmistone was born in Brisbane, Queensland. In 2004, Edmistone emerged as an international caliber swimmer, at the Telstra Australian Short Course Championships. Her three swims in the heats, semifinals and final produced a Commonwealth record, an equaling of the world record and a new world record for the 50 m breaststroke (29.90s).
She had set national records twice on her way to the final, winning her first world title by breaking the world record in the 50 m breaststroke at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada setting a time of 30.45 s.
At the 2006 Commonwealth Games Trials in Melbourne, she became the 2nd fastest Australian of all-time and further lowered her own world record in the 50 meters breaststroke to 30.31s.
Then followed up at the 2006 FINA Short Course World Championships in Shanghai where she took home gold in the 4×100 m medley relay and set a new world record, beating the previous record by 3 seconds. She is the author of “Fish out of water” – a book focusing on the post career transition of female swimmers.

Joerg Jaksche

Joerg Jaksche is a retired German cycling professional that started in 1997. In 2004, he won the Tour Mediterranean and the Paris–Nice race.
In the 2005 Tour de France, Jaksche came in at 16th overall, which was the best result of his six participations in the Tour. He had been 18th at the 1998 Tour de France and 17th at the 2003 Tour de France. At the 2006 Tour de Suisse, Jaksche finished on the podium with a third-place finish.  Joerg was implicated in the famous Operation Puerto doping scandal after which he confessed and detailed his doping and the wider doping system that was endemic in cycling at the time.

After his career Joerg studied Economics at the University of Innsbruck, is currently a Project Manager in Sydney and is finishing his Master of International Business at the University of New South Wales in Sydney.

Joerg is very actively engaged in the global Anti-Doping Movement, namely organising and leading workshops, educating young athletes, giving speeches to renowned audiences including the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and other National Anti-Doping organisations. In addition to his education work at Crossing the Line, Joerg also assists the organisation in planning and events.

Jaimie Fuller

Jaimie Fuller is the chairman at SKINS Pure Sport, in 1996 he was a keen Aussie skier who had a bold ambition; to develop a garment that would improve sports performance and aid recovery. Consulting with NASA scientists and other experts it took him five years of design, testing and finessing before the first pair of SKINS tights were launched in Australia in 2002. Word spread fast that SKINS helped performance and faster recovery. Pro athletes were key supporters of the brand and since then the company has grown and continues to lead the innovation of the sports performance category it created. SKINS’ mission is simple: to radically improve the world of sport, one pair of tights at a time. Nowadays, SKINS’ global headquarters sit in Switzerland but their Aussie roots remain with a regional office in Sydney. Global growth has also seen regional offices open in the UK, USA, France, and Germany and they currently have a distributor network that spans every major region around the globe. He is a bold sports ethics campaigner and supports athletes around the world in the pursuit of their fundamental rights.

Katherine Bates

Katherine Bates was one of Australia’s most active and successful female
track and road cyclists. She had been riding as a professional since 2002 and became a multiple award winning champion. In 2007 she became the World Points Race Champion in track. Bates finished fourth in the individual pursuit at the 2004 Summer Olympics and sixth in the point’s race at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Bates retired in December and now works in broadcasting and maintains a close involvement with the cycling community at the grass-roots and elite levels.

Her extensive experience as an athlete allows Katherine to provide insightful analysis and commentary across a broad range of sports, most notably during coverage of live cycling from Australia and abroad, including the world’s premier sporting event, the Olympic Games.

 Katherine is currently a Board member of the Australian Sports Commission and International Cycling Executives and is a member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee.

Catherine Ordway

Catherine is a sports lawyer, administrator, anti-doping and integrity expert, tribunal member, media commentator and an educator.  Catherine consults to the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games Bid, and recently completed a project on the doping control program for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.  Catherine has assisted sports as diverse as: archery, athletics, baseball, combat sports, cricket, cycling, football, golf, rowing, softball and swimming in a variety of selection, anti-doping and code of conduct disputes.  Catherine is an anti-doping tribunal member of the International Cricket Council, the World Baseball-Softball Confederation, SportAccord and the West Indies Cricket Board.  Catherine has also served as a board member of Australian Canoeing and Capital Football.  Catherine is the IAAF Doping Control and Medical Delegate for Australia, and is on the Ethics and Integrity panel for Triathlon Australia.  Catherine is a reviewer for a number of journals, including the International Sports Law Journal editorial board, and is an expert contributor to the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Clearinghouse.

Catherine is a Professor of Practice (Sports Management) at La Trobe University and lectures at the Masters level in sport management and sport law subjects.  Her anti-corruption and gender equity curriculum initiatives were specifically highlighted in La Trobe University’s United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UNPRME) report through the Masters subject she developed in 2014, Managing Risk & the Law in Sport.  Catherine is also a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, teaching the subject she and Hayden Opie developed, Sports Integrity and Investigations, in the Master of Sports Law.  Catherine is a Senior Consultant with Snedden Hall and Gallop Lawyers in SHG Sport.  

Catherine is a former national squad member in Olympic Handball, has competed for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in rugby union, and at intervarsity level in fencing.  Catherine’s professional interest in integrity in sport began when, as a solicitor working for Browne & Co from 1997, her primary client was the Australian Olympic Committee.  Catherine appeared in over thirty anti-doping hearings, before the Court of Arbitration for Sport or National Sports Dispute Centre, in the lead up to the Sydney Olympic Games.  At that time, Catherine had conducted one third of all international anti-doping cases.  Catherine understands that she was the first Australian female lawyer to ‘prosecute’ athletes under the relevant anti-doping policies, and remains one of the few women world-wide to do so.  Catherine features in the “Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens” online exhibition.  After living in Europe and the Middle East for five years developing national and international anti-doping programs, Catherine returned to Canberra to work at the Senior Executive level at the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA).  

Rene Poulos

Rene is a Registered Psychologist with passionate and proven coaching expertise in working with clients seeking transition guidance and opportunity for development. Her experience in managing the Personal Excellence Department at the NSW Institute of Sport combined with a career in TAFE Counselling and Career Development equip her well to deliver career development and transition services to athletes. She also works in private practice.

Chris Mordue

Chris is a Counsellor & Psychotherapist, specialising in the treatment of addiction, mood disorders and relationships. In his current role as Program Manager, he works in a dynamic and creative way with both the clinical staff and clients at SPP to develop a recovery focussed environment.

Through Sporting Chance Clinic and South Pacific Private, Chris has extensive UK and Australian experience as an interventionist, counsellor and key-note speaker regarding addiction and mental health issues within professional sport. Chris is passionate and enthusiastic about residential treatment, group therapy and individual counselling and loves empowering clients to make the vital step from crisis and unmanageability in to sustainable recovery and effective lifestyle change. Over 11 years of personal recovery teamed with professional experience working with sports people has given Chris a unique insight into the stress and challenges facing this often misunderstood and vulnerable population. He believes that a combined approach of education and treatment is needed if athletes are to recalibrate and reposition themselves effectively through the process of transition.

Rob Arnold

As the publishing editor of RIDE Media, Rob Arnold has been covering cycling for over 25 years. His magazine, RIDE Cycling Review, was established in 1998 – and the first issue released on the day Willy Voet was arrested, effectively beginning the so-called ‘Festina Affair’. Doping has been a constant topic in the time that magazine has been in circulation but RIDE remains successful because it takes a different, more personal, look at a sport that many find intriguing.

Despite the constant turmoil that pro cycling has gone through because of doping (and associated scandals), Arnold remains enthusiastic about his favourite sport.

He was contracted by ASO, organisers of the Tour de France, for 16 years (from 1998 through to 2013) to write the English content on the race’s official site (

He lives in Sydney with his partner and two sons.

James Chapman

James Chapman was a reserve for the men’s eight for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, the boat he went on to compete in at the Beijing Games four years later. Chapman was part of the men’s four crew that missed out on initial qualification for the 2008 Games, but his strong form at trials led to his inclusion in the men’s eight. The crew finished sixth in the 2008 final. For the 2012 London Olympics, Chapman was joined by William Lockwood, Joshua Dunkley-Smith and three-time Olympic gold medallist Drew Ginn. The crew showed they would be a force to be reckoned with in London when they won silver in World Cup 2 in Lucerne at the end of May, and then gold at World Cup 3 in Germany.

Their strong form continued into the London 2012 Games as they won their heat by almost three seconds and recorded a new Olympic record before finishing second behind the British in the semi-final. In what was an extremely close Olympic final, the Australians passed the halfway mark 0.61 seconds behind the British crew and were 0.69 seconds down with 500m to go. The British crew, buoyed by the home crowd support, managed to pull away slightly as the finish line approached eventually beating Chapman and his crewmates by 1.22 seconds. It was the British crew’s fourth consecutive gold medal in the event.

James worked for Westpac throughout his rowing career and has terrific insight into combining both. He is a regular public speaker and columnist.

Victoria Roberts

Victoria represented Australia in the Women’s Rowing Eight at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, as well as numerous World Rowing Championships where she won three gold medals, one silver and one bronze. She began her athletic career as a netballer and won a gold medal at the World Junior Netball Championships.

She has been a panel member of Rowing Australia’s Tribunal for World Championships and Olympic Games selection dispute resolution since 2012. She served as an athletes’ commission member and board member of Rowing Australia and the Australian Olympic Committee from 2004 to 2008.
Victoria received her PhD from the Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne in 2015. She works as lecturer in Management at the University of Melbourne where she teaches and conducts research in business ethics and organisational behaviour.
She is currently preparing a research project to understand how non-accidental violence, through harassment and abuse, can affect elite athletes’ lives. The research will also examine how sports organisations, leaders and coaches can create environments that are respectful, equitable and free from all forms of non-accidental violence.

Victoria is also an artist and has developed an innovative experiential learning activity based on the visual arts to help build students capabilities in ethical leadership and ethical decision-making.

 Glenn Warry

Specialist in Learning & Development Strategies for talent within sporting organisations, corporations and learning institutes. At Macquarie University, Glenn supports up to 125 elite student athletes annually and manages research partnership relationships with MQU Centre of Excellence, Performance, Expertise and Training (CEPET).

At the Football Federation of Australia, Glenn is involved with scoping, development and management of National Coaches and Hyundai A-League/ Westfield W-League Referees CPD and wellbeing programs. He was formerly the head of the “My Football Career” programme that helped players and develop their lives outside football.