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

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

Carmen Colomer

Director of Sports Science at the Philadelphia 76ers

Daniel Cullinan

General Manager; Commercial at Melbourne Storm

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

Zach Brandon

Mental Skills Coordinator at the Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB)

Kall Burns

National Recruiting Manager at the Gold Coast Suns

Shannon Byrnes

Player Development Manager for Melbourne FC

Daniel Cullinan

General Manager of Commercial at Melbourne Storm

Sam Coen

Co-Founder at Playrpath

D.J. Dikitanan 

Manager, Business Operations at South Bay Lakers (LA Lakers G-League affiliate) & General Manager, USA at RDK Sports International

Dr Glenn Fox

 Lecturer at the University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center

Nick Lagios

General Manager at Capitanes CDMX – NBA G-League team

Taryn Kirby

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

David Pourre

CEO at Brisbane Roar FC

Zach Schwartz

Host & Producer of

Jane Woodlands-Thompson

General Manager of Women’s Sport at Collingwood FC

Carmen Colomer

Director of Sports Science at Philadelphia 76ers

Kevin Hindenach

VP of Corporate Partnerships at World Team Tennis

Jarrod Harbrow

Recently retired AFL Player & Co-Founder of Harbrow Mentoring

Mariafe Artacho del Solar

Australian Beach Volleyball Player, Olympic Silver Medallist (2020)

Rosie Malone

Australian Olympic Field Hockey Player

Matt Denny

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

Amanda Jenkins

Senior Manager,Oceania at the International Basketball Federation at Oceania (FIBA)

Dr. Karlee Quinn

Performance Scientist at Griffith University & Jillaroos

Kristy Ellis

 Relationship Liaison Officer, High Performance Sport at the University of Sunshine Coast

Sheridan Adam

Coach Development Manager (WA) at Tennis Australia

Scott Rollinson

General Manager of Business Operations at Gold Coast Titans (NRL)

Mark Knowles

Former Australian Hockey Captain & Athlete Pathway Program Technical Lead at Hockey Australia

Temepara Bailey

Former New Zealand Silver Fern Netball Player & Head Coach for the Gold Coast Titans Netball team

Amanda Jenkins

Senior Manager – Oceania International Basketball Federation (FIBA)

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

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)

Ameet Bains

CEO of the Western Bulldogs (AFL)

Kyle Boas

Marketing Operations Manager for Learfield | IMG College

Ryan Carroll

Head Sports Physiotherapist at Tasmania Jack Jumpers

Chris Dixon

Head of Player Engagement at Collingwood Football Club

Jordan Ferrick

Corporate Sales Director at Sacramento Kings (NBA)

Brad Johnson

Sports Media Personality & Owner at Zena Sport

Alan Meyers

CEO of Fitstop

Kristy Munroe

Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Lead at Netball Australia

Stephen Norton

CEO at SportMatch

Fiona Sessarago

Head of Women’s Football at Gold Coast Suns

Ashley Sloper

Associate Director, Sport Management at the University of San Francisco

Reuben Williams

Co-Founder of SportGrad

Terry Porter

Former NBA All-Star Player & NBA Coach

Touk Miller

Gold Coast Suns Captain ( AFL)

Annie Horn

Director, Social Responsibility, National Basketball Association

Charlotte Offord

GM – Australia & New Zealand, National Football League

Corey Thompson

Gold Coast Titans Player (NRL)

Michael Bohl

Australian Swimming Coach of Multiple Olympians

David Hale

Assistant Coach at Hawthorn Football Club (AFL)

Heather Mau

Athletic Trainer at the Dallas Mavericks (NBA)

Andre Chevalier

Head Coach at Sierra Canyon Trailblazers Boys Basketball

Charlie Townsend

Manager of Player Development & Systems at San Jose Sharks (NHL)

Adam Waterson

Head of Strength & Conditioning at LA Galaxy (MLS)

Lizzie Welborn

Australian Surf Ironwoman

Alison Miles

Advanced Sport Dietician for North Melbourne Football Club (AFL)

Josh Fraser

Head of Academy at Collingwood Football Club