Ahead of the Game - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Ahead of the Game

USC is hosting a series of sports short courses designed to put you ‘ahead of the game’ with specialty training from experts in their field. Whether you are a sports nutritionist, administrator, coach, marketing professional or athlete we have you covered with a range of topics to help you gain an advantage over the competition.

At USC, we know that Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is essential to keeping up to date and staying in front of the competition. Ahead of the Game speakers are trained practitioners and well qualified to deliver relevant industry knowledge and skills in the education of sports personnel. Attending USC’s sport short courses can help you to maintain your professional competence.

For more information email engagement@usc.edu.au

Sports Psychology (1) Positive parenting of young athletes (2) Goal setting and performance stress management

Sport Psychology: Positive parenting of young athletes, and Goal setting and performance stress management

Pinnacle practice: Safeguarding equity and diversity in the sporting arena

Pinnacle practice: Safeguarding inclusion in the sporting arena

Leading change in women's sport

Leading Change in Women's Sport

Meet the Speakers

Liz Hanson
Liz Hanson
Client Director at Athlete Assessments, an international consulting company specializing in the ‘people side of sport’.
David Fleishman
Dr David Fleischman
David is a Lecturer in Marketing at USC. David has been working to help develop the USC HP student-athlete experience brand.
Dr Geoff Lovell
Dr Geoff Lovell (PhD Manc.Met, BSc(Hons) St Mary's College UK.) is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at USC.
Dr Gary Slater
Dr Gary Slater PhD Qld., MSc Qld., GDNutDiet Qld., BSc Qld. Gary is a sports dietitian and exercise physiologist who is passionate about assisting athletes and their coaches achieve their sports performance ambitions.
Brendan Powell
Brendan Powell, BEd., MBA, is the co-owner and Director, Business Operations of Queensland Oztag.
Bridie Kean
Bridie Kean
Bridie Kean is an Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketball dual medallist. She was captain of the Australian Gliders wheelchair basketball team and led the squad to a silver medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Peter English
Dr Peter English
Peter English is a Lecturer in Journalism at USC. He is also a sports journalist who has written for numerous Australian and international publications over two decades.