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2022 Coaches and Officials Conference

2022 Coaches and Officials Conference

‘Coaching Effectiveness’

Friday 22 April – Sunday 24 April 2022 – View on Mantra, Surfers Paradise (Qld)

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Conference Program




  • 2 day conference ticket to all sessions and keynote speaker
  • Friday evening drinks and finger-food function (at 18:30)
  • Morning, afternoon tea and lunches


Keynote Speaker

Jean Côté, PhD. Jean is Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen’s University, Canada where he served as the Director of the School from 2006-2019.Jean’s research interests include the examination of (a) the interaction between youth, their social dynamics (e.g. coaches, parents, peers), and the environment for the development of personal assets and excellence in sport, and b) the factors that affect personal development, participation, and performance in sport.He published more than 170 refereed papers on a variety of sport psychology and youth sport topics, 60 book chapters, and co-edited 4 books. He is regularly invited to present his work to both sport governing organizations and academic conferences throughout the world and has delivered 60 keynote addresses at major national and international conferences.He has also assisted different international organizations including the International Olympic Committee, National Federation of State High School Associations, Sport Coach UK, Sport Scotland, Australian National Rugby League, National Basketball Association, UNESCO, International Council of Coaching Excellence, the English Premier League and UK Sport.


Professor Cliff Mallett. Professor Cliff Mallett is a medal-winning Olympic and World Championships coach in athletics. He is Professor of Sport Psychology and Coaching at the University of Queensland (UQ) and the Technical University of Munich in Germany and has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers and advised 30+ doctoral students. Cliff has won an Australian university teaching award and presented 25 invited Keynotes in 11 countries. He developed Australia’s first online coaching degrees at UQ (2002) and been involved in high performance coach development for more than 30 years. His research integrates sport psychology and coaching to understand the person-in-context, what drives coaches to coach, and how coaches learn and develop their coaching practices. He consults to international and national sports organisations and with several professional sport franchises in Australia.


Additional Speakers from Sport Australia and Rowing Australia High Performance Team

Rowing Australia’s High Performance Director Paul Thompson will discuss his time coaching overseas in the UK and China.

Plan your visit

Venue: Mantra on View Hotel, Surfers Paradise