The Network

The Global Sports PD Network

Speakers & Presenters from our Events & Programs
Derick Anderson
Director of Sport Performance & Psychologist for the Washington Wizards (NBA) & Florida Panthers (NHL)
Mariafe Artacho Del Solar

Australian Beach Volleyball Player, Olympic Silver Medallist

Kiera Austin

GIANTS Netball Player, Aussie Diamond Squads Member

Jon Bartlett

Elite Basketball – Performance & Program Operations Advisor at the NBA

Corey Bell

Business and Investment Attraction Officer – Sport at the City of Gold Coast

Zach Brandon

Mental Skills Coordinator Arizona Diamondbacks

Harriet Brown

World Champion Surf Ironwoman, Australian Team Captain

Shaun Burgoyne

Recently Retired AFL 4 x Premiership Player

Kall Burns

National Recruiting Manager at the Gold Coast Suns

Shannon Byrnes

Player Development Manager of Melbourne FC

Pero Cameron

Former New Zealand Basketballer & Captain, FIBA Hall of Fame Member, Current New Zealand Tall Blacks Head Coach

Ben Cavarra

Western Bulldogs AFL Player

Misha Cavaye

Strength Coach, Soft Tissue Specialist & Equipment Manager; South Bay Lakers

Cori Close

Head Women’s Basketball Coach – UCLA

Sam Coen

Co-Founder of Playrpath

Carmen Colomer

Director of Sports Science at the Philadelphia 76ers

Daniel Cullinan

General Manager; Commercial at Melbourne Storm

Matt Denny

2 x Australian Olympic Athlete (Rio 2016 & Tokyo 2020)

D.J. Dikitanan

Manager, Business Operations South Bay Lakers (LA Lakers G-League affiliate)

Matt Doyle

Senior Associate Athletics Director & Director of Football Operations & Player Development at Stanford University

Kevin Eastman

Former NBA Assistant & Championship Winning Coach, Former VP Operations and Amazon Best-Selling Author

Derek Fisher

5 x NBA Champion and Head Coach of the LA Sparks (WNBA)

Dr Glenn Fox

Professor at University of Southern California, Elite High Performance & Entrepreneurial Mindset Guru

Brian Goorjian

Head Coach of the Australian Boomers (Tokyo Olympic Bronze Medallists)

Tommy Greer

CEO of SEM Phoenix, 2 x NBL Champion

David Hale

Fremantle Assistant Coach, 3 x AFL Premiership Player

Jarrod Harbrow

Recently Retired AFL Player & Co-Founder of Harbrow Mentoring

Phil Hayward

High Performance and Sport Science Specialist, Director of Performance at LA Galaxy, Previous Head of Medical Department at the Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

Tara Hinchcliffe

QLD Firebirds Netball Player & Australian Development Player

Kevin Hindenach

VP, Corporate Partnerships at World TeamTennis

Hannah Huesman

Mental Skills Coach Philadelphia Phillies

Amanda Jenkins

Senior Manager – Oceania International Basketball Federation (FIBA)

Stephen Joyce

Coordinator of Business & Investment City of Gold Coast

Brad Johnson

Former Western Bulldogs Captain, AFL Hall of Fame Member and Founder of Zena Sport, Fox Sports Commentator

Taryn Kirby

General Manager – Marketing, Communications & Media; FIBA Women’s Basketball

Cara Koenen

Australian Diamond Netball Player & Sunshine Coast Lightning Player

Ryan Kogelman

Managing Director of RDK Sports International

Alicia Komaki

Middle School Athletics Director & Head Coach of Women’s Basketball at Sierra Canyon School

Nicholas Lagios

General Manager of Capitanes CDMX – NBA G-League team

Rosie Malone

Australian Olympic Field Hockey Player

Pete Lock

Commercial & Marketing Manager: Brisbane Heat

Danielle Mansell

Senior Director of Service & Fan Engagement for the Dallas Mavericks

Logan Martin

BMX Freestyle Olympic Gold Medallist

Luke Mathers

Author of Stress Teflon

Devon McConnell
High Performance Director; Arizona Coyotes (NHL)
David Morgan

Australian Swimmer, Olympic Medalist

John Mosley JR.

Head Men’s Basketball Coach East Los Angeles College Huskies

Kristy Munroe AM

Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Lead for Netball Australia

Angus Mugford

Vice President: High Performance; Toronto Blue Jays

Nick Potter

Director of High Performance & Sports Science Duke Basketball

David Pourre

CEO of Brisbane Roar

Tavita Pritchard
Assistant Coach – Stanford University Football
Karlee Quinn

Performance Scientist at the Queensland Academy of Sport & Sports Scientist for the Jillaroos

Leigh Russell

CEO of Swimming Australia

Zach Schwartz

Host & Producer

Lachlan Tame

Australian Olympic Canoe Sprinter, Olympic Bronze Medalist

Michael Thwaite

Professional Football Player & Founder of That’s Football

Jane Woodlands Thompson

General Manager of Women’s Sport at Collingwood FC

Earl Watson

Assistant Coach Toronto Raptors & Former NBA player

Andrew Whitworth

Current NFL Player & Captain – Los Angeles Rams

Danelle Winfield

Senior Director of Game Operations, Entertainment & Promotions at LA Sparks (WNBA)

Samantha Virgo

Captain Gold Coast Suns AFLW

Nathan Spencer

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach; Orlando Magic (NBA)

Michelle Meinking

Performance Dietitian – Seattle Sounders FC (MLS)