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Elite Athlete Program Staff 


Leonie Lum
Elite Athlete Program Manager

Leonie has worked at SUSF since 2006 in several roles. Prior to her current position, which she commenced in April 2011, Leonie oversaw the management of SUSF’s commercial and community sport and recreation services in the Programs & Participation department. Leonie is a graduate of The University of Sydney (B. Education (Secondary: Human Movement & Health Education), 2005) and the University of Technology, Sydney (Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, 2011).

If she’s not in the office or at the beach, Leonie can often be found training in one of our facilities. With a sporting background in track and field and martial arts, Leonie is an amateur boxer with Sydney University Boxing Club. Leonie oversees the care of scholarship holders for rugby union and athletics.


Contact:

Phone      9351 5541 
Email       l.lum@sport.usyd.edu.au 


Libby Clouston
Elite Athlete Program Senior Coordinator 

Libby has worked at SUSF since 2010 in several roles. Prior to her current position, which she commenced in April 2012, Libby’s previous role was as the Community Programs Manager at SUSF. Libby Clouston is a Leisure Management graduate from Griffith University, Queensland and spent time in the army reserves in Brisbane.

Libby also works as a marriage celebrant, which she really enjoys. She loves travelling and the outdoors, so she spends a lot of time with her husband and daughter camping usually up or down the NSW coast. Libby is a fan of most sports and used to compete at various sports but hockey was her main sporting passion.

Libby currently oversees the care of scholarship holders for many sports including basketball, flames, futsal, rowing and soccer.


Contact:

Phone       9036 9487  
Email        l.clouston@sport.usyd.edu.au 


Anika Lalic
Elite Athlete Program Coordinator 

Anika has been the Elite Athlete Program Coordinator since February 2013. Prior to beginning her full-time role, Anika was a student-athlete for volleyball and held a scholarship in the program from 2006–2012. She has been employed at Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness in various capacities since 2008 including administration, finance, clubs, programs and customer service and has learnt some invaluable skills and expertise as a result.

Anika has always been an avid sportsperson having both competed and coached in numerous sports from volleyball, netball, basketball, tennis, swimming and touch just to name a few! She’s also a huge sports fan and enjoys catching live sport whenever she can. Anika enjoys working in sport as it is always fun, fast paced and allows her to exercise her passion in the industry on a daily basis.

Anika has the privilege of working with some world class athletes as well as a brilliant team here in the Elite Athlete Program all of whom inspire her to go the extra mile and learn new things every day. Anika believes the Elite Athlete Program is a truly unique and well-rounded program and feels extremely lucky to do what she loves in such an awesome industry every day. Some of the sports she is responsible for include Australian Rules Football, Cricket, Combat Sports, Hockey, Swimming, Water Polo and Water Sports.


Contact:

Phone       9351 4967 
Email        a.lalic@sport.usyd.edu.au 


Tom Morrison
Elite Athlete Program Adminstrator 

Tom has been in his current role with the Elite Athlete Program since February 2015. Yet, he has been associated with Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness since the start of 2013 when he relocated from Perth to Sydney and accepted the Senior Development and Premier Division Head Coaching role with the Sydney University Australian National Football Club (SUANFC), while competing for the SUANFC in the North Eastern Australian Football League (NEAFL).

In December of 2015, he completed the Master of Management degree at The University of Sydney and has been an Elite Athlete Program scholar since semester 2 2013. At the completion of the 2015 NEAFL season Tom retired from football but will remain involved in a coaching capacity with the SUANFC. He has competed in many sports at various levels and, like most athletes, is a keen sports fan and enjoys learning from all forms of sport and exercise.

Tom assists athletes from a wide variety of sports, which currently includes badminton, baseball, cycling, goalball, gymnastics, handball, modern pentathlon, netball, rugby league, softball, table tennis, tennis, touch football, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee and volleyball.

 

Contact:

Phone       9036 9487  
Email        t.morrison@sport.usyd.edu.au 


Rosie Weber
Elite Athlete Program Assistant Administrator


Rosie has worked at SUSF since 2013 in several roles ranging from the Interfaculty Sports Intern to her current casual role as the Elite Athlete Program Assistant Administrator. Prior to beginning her role with the Elite Athlete Program, Rosie was a student-athlete for athletics and studied a Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Rosie is currently studying a postgraduate degree in counselling. If she isn’t studying or working, Rosie spends much of her time training for long-distance running competitions; she plans on debuting in the marathon early next year.


Contact:

Phone       9351 5541
Email        r.weber@sport.usyd.edu.au 


Bruce Ross
Elite Athlete Program Academic Counsellor

Finishing up his role as President of Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness after 26 years, Bruce Ross' legacy can be seen all around us in the achievements and activities of so many. 

After studying at Wollongong University College, which was then part of UNSW, Bruce came to the University of Sydney as a Lecturer in Economics. Intending to stay for 18 months while establishing a business in Wollongong, 44 years later he is still here providing invaluable support and guidance to our academic athletes. 

Read more here.


Contact:

Phone       9566 4029  
Email        b.ross@sport.usyd.edu.au 



High Performance Services Staff 


 

Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Physical Preperation Team

Fitness testing, assessments, personalised training programs and other physical preparation support is available to sporting scholarship holders from our in-house professional strength and conditioning trainers.

Current Elite Athlete Program members, log in to your Smartabase account and complete the relevant request form to book a consultation. 


Rebecca Hay
Sports Dietitian 

Rebecca is an Accredited Sports Dietitian and Accredited Practising Dietitian. She has worked across many areas in both clinical dietetics and private industry. Her experience ranges from working as a dietitian in the public hospital system, in research, in private industry and most recently in private practice with The Athletes Kitchen. Rebecca is currently a coordinator for the NSW chapter of Sports Dietitians Australia and is involved with the planning and implementing the ongoing educational activities in NSW.

Areas of specialty for Rebecca include: healthy eating and body image, nutrition for performance, recovery, hydration, nutrition strategies for racing and competition, sports supplements and ergogenic aids, vegetarian and vegan eating, diabetes management, cholesterol management, IBS and FODMAP, menu planning and travel nutrition.

Some of her past clients include Cycling NSW, Sydney FC, NSW Swimming, Ryde Eastwood Rugby Union, nutrition provider for NSWIS, Triathlon 220 Magazine and Australian Defence Force.

Current Elite Athlete Program members, log in to your Smartabase account and complete the relevant request form to book a consultation. 


 

Paul Penna
Sports Performance Psychologist

Paul is a recognised Sport Psychologist, having worked with many of Australia’s top sports people and teams including the Australian Swim Team, the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team, the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games Team and the 2004, 2005 and 2007 World Swimming Championship Teams. He was the Senior Sport Psychologist at the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) during 2006-07. He commenced working at the institute in 2001 and was principally focused on assisting athletes and programs perform on the highest level possible, whether that was at State, National, Commonwealth Games, World Championships or Olympics and Paralympics. Paul has developed a successful business, Focus Performance Psychology, which assists individuals and teams to obtain peak performances. His clients include professional athletes and sporting teams, motor sport athletes, corporate executives and teams, performers and aspiring champions.

Current Elite Athlete Program members, log in to your Smartabase account and complete the relevant request form to book a consultation. 

 




Hannah Johnson
Sports Chaplain

Hannah is an accredited Sports Chaplain and has worked with many different events including the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and 2014 Australian University Games. Hannah is currently the State Director of Sports Chaplaincy Australia (SCA) for NSW & ACT and is involved across many different sports and levels of competition. Hannah has a BA in Sports Management, certificate in Ministry from Bible college and is also a qualified Youth Worker. Hannah has spent some time living overseas and around Australia.

Hannah is passionate about supporting people and helping them to reach their full potential. She is available to support, listen and care for those involved in sport, providing Pastoral Care and being available during major critical incidents as well as the every day aspects of life. SUSF scholarship holders and their families may access pastoral care and support, regardless of faith or creed, when dealing with life issues including grief and critical incidents. As well as a 'go to' for referral to other services such as counselling and personal development, Hannah helps  to facilitate and maintain positive, focused attitudes in student athletes.




The Sports Clinic
Sports Medicine Services      

At The Sports Clinic, located on the University's main campus, Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness scholarship holders may access a range of services at student rates including: physiotherapy, podiatry, remedial massage and acupuncture.

www.thesportsclinic.com.au






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