Sport Identities

Expect Nothing Less Than Excellence

No matter what your challenge, chances are our sports speakers have been there. They’ve met the psychological challenges head-on to endure practice, conditioning and training to produce an almost super-human display of ability.

As any athlete will tell you, success is scarcely reached through the attempt of one man. Teamwork is a primary driver for accomplishment.

Probably the best lesson our Australian sports speakers have is that the hands of many, not only one make iconic moments of greatness. For organisations – or any team for that matter – to achieve success in the long run, their efforts have to be collective and their unity must be valued.

Begin your race to greatness. Add your favourite sports speakers to the shortlist then call us on 1300 884 485 now and experience award-wining service from Australia’s world-class Speakers Bureau.

Get the Winning Edge.

Is your business is ready to attain the type of flow that is usually set aside for the world’s elite athletes?

Our team of Sydney and NSW-based sports speakers are specialists in taking what they have learned in competition and distilling those timeless moments into actionable principles. They deliver entertaining lessons your business can implement as soon as you leave the conference room.

Dedication and discipline are the guiding principles to greatness. Gold medals, league tournaments or world records – they are forged with a willingness to sacrifice everything to reach the pinnacle of success.

Take the first step to greatness and create a shortlist of your favourite sports speakers Sydney & NSW below. Then call us on 1300 884 485 to discuss your event with one of our Speakers Bureau’s expert consultants.

Offer a low level challenge to a talented athlete and they risk becoming bored and frustrated. When you put the right person into the right situation, magic happens.

Reaching the point of peak performance is the thing that turns good athletes into legendary ones. The same timeless principles apply to business. Our Melbourne sports speakers will remind you that superiority is never the destination of a long journey, but the road itself.

Discover world-class service and call our Australian Speakers Bureau on 1300 884 485, or begin your shortlist from the talented sports speakers Melbourne & Victoria below.

Simply because it demands excellence, professional sport is a fascinating arena. Perform badly and you may find yourself out of a job. Become complacent and supporters will hammer you with criticism. Play with vigour and you’ll be adored.

You could say that sport and business have a great deal in common.

This elaborate playing field of competitive passion, physical prowess and mental toughness is the proving ground for champions, and, in a business sense, the philosophical arena where enduring lessons can be learned.

Our sports speakers Brisbane can help you meet the challenges facing your business today and into the future. Begin your shortlist below, or contact our Speakers Bureau on 1300 884 485 to discuss your requirements with one of our expert speaking consultants.

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As a racing analyst on TVN and SEN 1116, John ‘Dr Turf’ Rothfield is one of Australia's leading racing experts. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. As a young boy one of John’s earliest memories of racing was Gwen the SP bookie arriving at his home to collect small debts from his mother in the 1960’s. After spending most of his Saturdays with his father at various race tracks around Victoria, by the time John turned 16, he was already betting bigger than his dad.
  • Off The Bit (Radio Program)
  • Foxtel
  • Footy Fix (Radio Program)

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Leisel Jones is ranked as one of Australia's greatest sportswomen and easily the greatest ever female breaststroker. She has won Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals and is the holder of the 100m and 200m breaststroke records. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Leisel was the youngest member of the Olympic swimming team at 14 (2000 Olympics) and the youngest Olympic medallist in Australia’s history.
  • World Animal Protection Australia & New-Zealand

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One of the most recognisable faces in Australian Golf, Brett Ogle has continued upon his success as a professional golfer during the 80s and 90s, and has now climbed to heights as a highly recognised and respected media personality. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Born in Paddington, Sydney, Ogle was adopted at 6 weeks of age and grew up in the country town of Goulburn. A multi- talented sportsperson in his younger years, Brett played hockey, rugby, rugby league and was a State Champion at both table tennis and athletics.
  • Fox Sports
  • PGA Tour
  • European Tour
  • PGA Tour of Australasia
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Australia
  • Variety The Childrens Charity

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Giaan Rooney's memorable smile, natural beauty and ability to engage are almost trumped by her enormous energy for work. It is not surprising that her career has been jewelled with success. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. In 2013 Giaan became a presenter for Channel Seven after spending 6 years with Channel Nine where she was involved across a range of shows including being a co-anchor of Wide World of Sports, presenting stories on Getaway, Postcards, the 2010 Winter Olympics, 2012 London Olympics and Nine’s Spring Racing coverage.
  • Medal of the Order of Australia
  • Summer Olympics
  • Australian Institute of Sport
  • Commonwealth Games
  • Nine Network
  • What's Good For You (TV Program)
  • Nine's Wide World of Sports (TV Program)
  • Network Seven
  • Seven News Melbourne (TV Program)

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What is it that makes a person unique? In Simon O'Donnell's case, it's a rare combination of business and life skills. And it is these that he is now making available in many commercial areas to help businesses in a variety of forms. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. As well as the internationally-known cricketer, footballer, cancer-survivor, broadcaster and horseracing identity that most people see, Simon is also a highly skilled and reputable commercial sports communicator. He is able to draw on all the diverse elements of his multi-disciplined experiences in a synergistic way, to create a unique and valuable resource that businesses can utilise in a variety of forms.

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Tara Rushton is a key member of the Fox Sports Hyundai A-League coverage presenting weekly review show, Sunday Shootout. Since joining in 2013, Tara has injected a fresh touch to Fox Sports' extensive coverage of the Hyundai A-League, Barclays Premier League and Socceroos matches. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. In and around her live game commitments, Tara also hosts Fox Sports’ weekly football wrap show, Sunday Shootout, alongside Mark “Bozza” Bosnich and new recruits John Aloisi and Ned Zelic.
  • Fox Sports Australia
  • Kick Off (TV program)
  • Sunday Shootout (TV Program)
  • KateModern

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Since retiring from his AFL career with the Melbourne Football Club, David Schwartz has pursued a career in the media. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. David co-hosts the highly popular SEN 1116 Sports radio program The Run Home with Francis Leach and provides thousands of sport loving Melbournians with their daily fix of sport, whether it is tackling current issues in sport or discussing recent results on a local, national and global playing field.
  • Melbourne Football Club
  • Network Seven

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Merv Hughes was a big-hearted fast bowler and an Aussie sporting legend, loved by cricket fans globally as he ripped through batting line-ups all over the world. Representing Australia between 1985 and 1994, Merv gave every ounce of effort to his country, and helped it to re-climb the ranks of Test cricket. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. With a successful international career spanning over 30 years, Merv is a hugely popular sporting keynote, anecdotal and/or motivational speaker.

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FOXTEL Olympic Host, former SKY News Sports Presenter and Fox Footy Presenter, Tiffany Cherry has always loved sport! Tiffany Cherry is one of Australia's most well-known female Sports broadcasters, having presented on Foxtel and Sky Sports News Australia. Tiffany has spent over fifteen years in the media industry both in Australia and the US. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. With her love for public speaking, Tiffany regularly gives talks to schools and sporting clubs, as well as hosting major functions and events for sporting and corporate groups. In December 2012 Tiffany joined the roster of sporting experts at SEN 1116 with the launch of her Saturday night radio show ‘The Hen House’, a sports radio show with a twist.

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Wayne Schwass was one of the most highly rated performers in the AFL, playing 282 AFL games over 14 years with the North Melbourne Football Club between 1988-1997 and the Sydney Swans between 1998-2002. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. During his 14 year career Schwass won 3 Club Best & Fairest awards, was an All Australian, 3 x State Representative, 1996 Premiership player, 1995 Night Premiership Player, Morrish Medallist (VFL U/19 Best & Fairest), AFL Life Membership and North Melbourne Life Membership. Wayne retired from AFL Football in June 2002.
  • The Sunrise Foundation
  • AFL
  • VFL
  • Fox Sports
  • Triple M (Radio)
  • The Herald Sun (Newspaper)
  • The Final Siren (TV Program)
  • All-Australian Team (AFL)