About me

Started at UNSW: A very long time ago!

Main responsibilities with UNSW Sport: 

- Supporting UNSW student athletes so that they can continue to perform at an elite level while also completing their university degree.

- Work with faculty staff to ensure those student athletes who travel overseas regularly for their sport, or located interstate, are not disadvantaged because they cannot attend classes.

- Work with our clubs and professional sporting organisations, in regards to recruiting student athletes.

- Oversee the UNSW Sport Scholarship Program.

- Collaborate with other UNSW Departments to run a range of events and initiatives that include Elite Athletes

Skills: Relationship building, student support, career counselling, stakeholder management.

Professional background: 

I have worked in university sport for nearly 20 years and prior to that the public service.

Most enjoyable part of working for UNSW Sport: 

Meeting all the fabulous people involved with our clubs and all our amazing elite student athletes. I am in awe of their achievements both in their sport and academically. 

I like the camaraderie between different work areas at the University, as we come together to provide great student support and opportunities.

Hobbies outside of sport: Going to the movies and having coffee with friends.

Favourite athletes: 

  • Alex Blackwell
  • James Rowbottom
  • Jessi Miley-Dyer
  • Tim Brand
  • And anyone who plays for UNSW!

Favourite teams: Sydney Swans and all UNSW Sport teams.

Something you wouldn't know about me: I have never read a Harry Potter book nor seen a Harry Potter movie.