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RJ Houston

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RJ Houston

National Manager - Aquatics, Royal Life Saving Society - Australia

RJ Houston is the National Manager - Aquatics at Royal Life Saving Society - Australia.

He has an extensive background in leadership roles across local government, non-profits, aquatic facility management organisations and peak bodies.

RJ’s role at Royal Life Saving focusses on advocating aquatics and bringing industry, community and government organisations together to develop joint strategies and guidance. RJ’s most recent major work projects have focussed on advocating the health, social and economic benefits of the aquatic industry as well as its social value and social impact.

He is the current author of both the Guidelines for Safe Pool Operations and the Guidelines for Inland Waterway Safety, and has contributed to a range of recent Royal Life Saving research reports.

RJ is currently studying a Masters of Business Administration - Social Impact Specialisation at the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales.

 
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Daniel Henderson

Director of the Functional Training Institute and founder at Dan Henderson Coaching

Having achieved a BA in Sport and Exercise Managment, Honours in Human Movement from UTS, Dan Henderson started training in the fitness industry in 2007.

In 2008, he set up personal training studio ‘Coastal Bodies’ in Sydney. With seven trainers, the studio became one of the top performing training premises in Sydney, before he sold the business in 2017 to focus on other projects.

In 2009, he co-wrote my first accredited course, the ‘Fundamentals of Kettlebell Training’. This course has been taught to thousands of trainers worldwide and is the most popular course in Australia for personal trainers.

In the last three years Henderson and his company has produced 10 more accredited courses that are taught to trainers, becoming Australia’s leading ‘Functional Training’ education institution, employing 28 presenters in eight different countries.

Dan has presented at leading Australian and international fitness conferences and hosts his own podcast.

He can be contacted on dan@functionaltraininginstitute.com

Zohaab Ishrat

Zohaab Ishrat is a freelance writer who has worked on a number of articles, blogs, resumes, travelling content eBooks, SEO friendly content, technical and business write-ups.

With an MBA from Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom, he has been associated with child development and preschool development programs and has experience in designing textbooks, courses, eLearning content and curriculum development as per client's requirements.

Siddharth Raghuwanshi

Based in the Indian city of Indore, Siddharth Raghuwanshi is currently studying electronics and communication engineering.

Wayne Middleton

Principal, Reliance Risk

Wayne Middleton, CVE, is current Chair of the VMA’s Venue Management School.  He has been a risk management instructor for over a decade at the School and is the Principal of Australian-based consultancy, Reliance Risk.

He has over 30 years’ experience in operating and consulting to public venue and events and has delivered projects across Australia, New Zealand, North America, South East Asia and the Middle East. 

He holds a Masters’ in Risk Management, a Bachelor of Administration, a Diploma of Security Risk Management, and is an active member of the Venue Management Association (Asia and Pacific).

He be contacted on email wayne.middleton@reliancerisk.com, www.reliancerisk.com

Alex Mednis

Chief Executive, SportsGrid; Managing Director, revolutioniseSPORT and General Manager, Business Development of the Australian Sports Professionals Association (ASPA).

A pioneer in the way sports manage their digital strategy, Alex Mednis holds degrees in Law (Juris Doctor, UNSW) and Computer Science (Bachelor of Science, UNSW).

He is Chief Executive of SportsGrid, an emerging industry leader in the Australian sports club management ecosystem through its flagship product revolutioniseSPORT, a SaaS online membership, competition planning, e-commerce and data analysis platform to national, state and local organisations around Australia, as well as digital strategy consultation and planning and is General Manager, Business Development of the Australian Sports Professionals Association (ASPA).

For information on revolutioniseSPORT click here to view their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

17th May 2019 -  REVOLUTIONISESPORT NAMED FINALIST IN 2019 NSW BUSINESS CHAMBER AWARDS

10th April 2019 - AUSTRALIAN SPORTS PROFESSIONALS ASSOCIATION GETS OFFICIAL LAUNCH

James M. Dorsey

Dr. James M. Dorsey is a senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, an adjunct senior research fellow at the National University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute and co-director of the University of Wuerzburg’s Institute of Fan Culture.