(All sessions are Australian Eastern Standard Time – AEST) 

Event Welcome

Lily Gray – Brand & Partnerships Coordinator, RDK Sports International

Session One: 7.00am - 7.50am AEST

Overview of an Athlete Monitoring System

Nick Potter –Director of High Performance & Sports Science; Duke University (Basketball)

Session Two: 8.00am - 8.50am AEST

2A – How the role of a psychologist in professional sport has changed and what it looks like in the future

Derick Anderson – Director of Sport Performance & Psychologist for the Washington Wizards (NBA) & Florida Panthers (NHL)

2B – Running Applications for Sports Science

HP Cosmos & AIMedical

Session Three: 9.00am - 9.50am AEST

3A – Developing a Performance Nutrition Department 

Michelle Meinking –Sports Performance Dietitian; Real Salt Lake (MLS)

3B – Building a High Performance team and program

Devan McConnell –High Performance Director; Arizona Coyotes (NHL)

Session Four: 10.00am - 10.50am AEST

Confidence, mindset, self-awareness & self-evaluation

Hannah Huesman – Mental Performance Coordinator; Philadelphia Phillies (MLB)

Session Five: 11.00am - 11.50am AEST

5A – Lessons learned from building an interdisciplinary team in professional baseball

Angus MugfordVice President: High Performance; Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

5B – Applied Recovery – Building a recovery plan in an unpredictable environmen

Carmen ColomerDirector of Sports Science at the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)

Session Six: 12.00pm - 12.50pm AEST

6A – Movement & Human Asymmetries

Misha Cavaye – Strength Coach, Soft Tissue Specialist & Equipment Manager; South Bay Lakers (NBA G-League)

6B – Maximising Player Availability in Elite Level Team Sports

Phil Hayward – High Performance Consultant, Former Director of Performance & Sports Science in MLS & EPL

Session Seven: 1.00pm - 1.50pm (AEST)

Adaptability in the real-world; handling the demands of an NBA season

Nathan Spencer – Head Strength & Conditioning Coach; Orlando Magic (NBA)


Thank you to our event partners for your ongoing support of the Global Sports PD Network High Performance Summit.