Affiliate Congress - Presenters

Affiliate Congress - Presenters

March 14, 2019, 10:43 AM AEST








With our Affiliate Congress coming upon the 23rd of March, Volleyball Victoria are pleased to announce some of the presenters.

Registrations close on Wednesday 20th March, so make sure you get your registration in for this fantastic opportunity.

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Dr Janet A Young PhD, B.Com., BA (Hons), MAPS, MCSEP, FAICD

Dr Janet Young is an accredited sport and exercise psychologist, member of the Institute of Health and Sport and Academic Teaching and Research staff member in the First Year College at Victoria University. Her research interests are sport, exercise and coaching. Janet has published extensively and also presented at many
National and International conferences. Her publications and conference presentations have included her studies on mental toughness and coach resilience. In addition, Janet has developed other resources (including chapters in coaching manuals, questionnaires, video recording and on-line learning modules) for the International Tennis Federation, Tennis Australia, VicSport, Australian Sports Commission and Victoria University.

Currently Janet is a Director of the Evonne Goolagong Foundation and is an Ambassador for Blind Sports Victoria (tennis program). Janet has received the Tennis Australia and International Tennis Federation Hall of Fame Award for services to Australian tennis; the International Tennis Federation Fed Cup Champion Award for performances and services to the Fed Cup competition (top international teams event for women); and, the Australian University Sports Honour Roll Inductee as an Australian Champion in recognition for performances at international sports competitions for universities.  

Tom Dixon – Vicsport
Tom has been part of Vicsport since October 2016. Tom has a masters in Sport Management as well as having a Bachelor in History, Anthropology and Politics. Vicsport  has provided advice, assistance and support to its members and the broader sports community for over thirty years. VicSport constituency includes 16,000 clubs and associations, and over 3.9 million participants, paid staff and volunteers who make a significant contribution to the social, physical, mental and economic wellbeing of the Victorian community.

Heidi Smith - Sports TG

Sports TG is the leading platform used by Volleyball Victoria. Sports TG is constantly evolving and adapting to maximise the efficiency of administrators and
provide accurate usable data.  Heidi is also a former staff member of Volleyball Victoria and therefore has a good understanding of the Volleyball community

David Berry

David Berry is the executive officer of the Wimmera Regional Sports Assembly based in Horsham and has been in his role for the past 10 years. David’s role includes Club Development, building club capacity and sustainability and increasing participation across all sports in the Wimmera. David has delivered workshops on grant writing, Child Safe Standards, Strategic/Business Planning and Sports Health and Wellbeing as part of his work with clubs. David will be presenting his Grant Writing Workshop to affiliates based around information he has been given by Sport and Rec Victoria and Vichealth.

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