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The Deakin Sport Management Program, with assistance from award partners, the advisory board and its alumni offers a number of annual course and subject level prizes for students demonstrating excellence within the program.
From left: Assoc Prof Pamm Phillips, Adjunct Prof Malcolm Speed, Marianne Roux (Cricket Australia), Lewis O'Flynn (MCC) and Prof Paul Couchman (Head of School, Management and Marketing)
Our major additional prizes for top graduates in the Master of Business, Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Sport Development were presented as part of the Bowater Trust Medal night in May 2013 at Royal South Yarra Tennis Club. We thank our award sponsors for their ongoing support of our program and respective awards and congratulate our winners for their outstanding results over the course of their time in the program.
Dr Adam Karg (L) and Dr Paul Turner (R) with 2013 course award winners Mr Paul Van Oosten (MBus) and Ms Ellie Ingwesen (BBus)
Tennis Australia Top Graduand in the Master of Business: Paul Van Oosten
Australian Football League Top Graduand in the Bachelor of Business: Ellie Ingwesen
Athletics Victoria Top Graduand in the Bachelor of Sport Development: Jun Chen
The Deakin Sport Management Annual Careers and Awards night was held on campus in April 2013, coninciding with the 2013 subject award presentations. The night commenced with a presentation from the programs Adjunct Professor Malcolm Speed, who spoke about his career spanning senior roles in cricket, basketball and golf among other sports. He was then joined by Marianne Roux of Cricket Australia and Lewis O'Flynn of the Melbourne Cricket Club, who shared their backgrounds and experience from roles within the industry.
Deakin Faculty and students were then joined by award sponsors and families of award winners for presentations in our subject prizes. A big thank to our speakers and sponsoring organisations for their continued support of the awards.
We congratualtate the following winners:
Cricket Australia Award for best Sport Marketing Case Study: Krystle Whittaker
Cricket Victoria Award for best student in Strategic Management: Tim Murdoch
IMG Award for best student in Sport Organisation Theory: Shelley Miller
AFL Award for best student in Sport Marketing: Sophie Peskett
Netball Victoria Award for best Strategic Sport Marketing plan: Jakub Syslo and Edward Bates
MCC Award for best student in Sport and The Law: Hugh Lyons