Covid in Sport

Covid in Sport

11 Episodes

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Covid in Sport
  • COVID in Sport: E8 - Bouncing back

    Episode 1

    Brett is the CEO of the Victorian Amateur Football Association – the VAFA, one of the biggest community sporting associations in the country.

    With almost three decades of experience working in the football industry, he talks about the crazy past 12 months for the league, what season 2021 will ...

  • COVID in Sport: E11 - Touching base

    Episode 2

    Kristie Middleton is the CEO of Baseball Victoria and she joins us on this week’s show.

    Kristie has held a diverse range of positions within multiple sporting organisations at both a national and state level, and is a respected figure within the sporting landscape.

    She goes in depth with An...

  • COVID in Sport: E9 - Head on

    Episode 3

    Our most emotional, raw and honest episode yet.

    Former President of Darts Australia Kelvin James recounts his greatest challenge.

    After being rushed to hospital last September, Kelvin was booked in the next day for surgery to remove a large benign brain tumour.

    Doctors told him to say ...

  • COVID in Sport: E10 - Resilience

    Episode 4

    Tony Doherty has built up his Doherty’s Gym brand from nothing but a kid with a dream, into the global empire that it is today.

    Tony is so much to so many people – a partner, a motivator, a trainer, a businessman, an entrepreneur, an emcee, television presenter and promoter.

    He is the face...

  • COVID in Sport: E7 - Back to the gym

    Episode 5

    It’s episode 7 and we are joined by Anytime Fitness Australia franchise owner, and Head of the Victorian Marketing Group, Fred Drew.

    Fred has owned multiple Anytime Fitness franchises in Victoria for a number of years, and has had a long and extensive background in the fitness industry, joini...

  • COVID in Sport: E1 TTA Rallying through the global pandemic

    Episode 6

    Our guest for the inaugural episode of the COVID in Sport podcast is Table Tennis Australia CEO, Scott Houston.
    Scott talks to Andrew about how TTA managed to overcome the turmoil of 2020 with plenty of positives to focus on. Including becoming debt-free for the first time in years, growing s...

  • COVID in Sport: E2 Hacking COVID

    Episode 7

    This week on the show is Hockey Victoria and Hockey South Australia CEO, Andrew Skillern.

    In a year of total chaos, Andrew has held the reigns at two State Hockey Organisations – one where he has already been able to create significant positive change, and another at the infancy of plan implem...

  • COVID in Sport: E3 Back on Track

    Episode 8

    This week on the show we welcomed the Chief Operating Officer at Karting Australia – Lee Hanatschek.

    In addition to his role as COO, Lee manages the Australian Kart Championship, and it’s fair to say that 2020 was a challenging year for Lee and the organisation on many fronts.

    Lee chats to ...

  • COVID in Sport: E4 Returning to Sport

    Episode 9

    This week’s special guest is none other than the Chief Executive Officer of Vicsport, Lisa Hasker.

    Vicsport is the peak body for sport and active recreation in Victoria, and provides advice, assistance and support to its members and the broader sports community.

    Lisa chats to Andrew abou...

  • COVID in Sport: E5 Pinning the Pandemic

    Episode 10

    This week on the show we are joined by the President of Armwrestling Australia, Phil Rasmussen.

    Volunteers are the lifeblood of any sporting organisation, and Phil gives us an intriguing look at how the last 12 months have been for a volunteer administrator in a key role at a national level.

  • COVID in Sport: E6 Back on Stage

    Episode 11

    Liam Murphy is the CEO of Calisthenics Victoria, and he joins Andrew to dissect the past 12 months in the world of CV.

    Liam has been in the role for nearly three years, and in that time has led the sport through an exciting re-birth of sorts across the organisation.

    He speaks about the cha...