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Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in exercise and sport science
Currently working for:
Essendon Football Club
How long have you been working for this organisation?
Position title and short job description:
Assistant Physical Preparation Coach. Assisting with all aspect of the preparation of players. Including:
Working highlight so far:
Having the time and resources to implement applied sport science and see the impact of this on performance.
What are the things you enjoy most about your job?
I enjoy the variety in my job as well as the culture of performance and continual improvement.
An area in which you have needed assistance:
Dealing with the high pressure environment and high media exposure.
What do you intend to do in the future?
I aim to work in the AFL as a high performance manager.
#1 tip for current students studying your course:
Get as much practical coaching experience as you can with different sports, ages, ability levels and genders. It all helps you to be a better coach and communicator.