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Succeeding in the Business of Sport – Panel Masterclass

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Succeeding in the business of sport panel masterclass

Join us for an evening celebrating the journeys of those who have turned their passion for sport into their 9-5. In this exclusive ICMS panel masterclass, we will share and explore what it takes to succeed as a leader in the sports business industry, how to migrate from an athlete to manager, the growth of the sector and what it is really like to work in the public eye.

You will learn 

  • What its like to work behind the scenes of the sport industry
  • How to become a successful leader in sport management
  • Insiders’ tips on future trends and growth of the sector

Join us for the panel and network with like minded individuals and employers after. Refreshments and snacks will be available to attending guests.


Succeeding in the Business of Sport

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Meet the Host 

Succeeding in the business of Sport Masterclass panel host

Dr Trevor Clark, Undergraduate Dean, Ex Rugby League Player, holder of Masters degrees in Sport and Exercise Science. Dr Clark also obtained his PhD with a focus on Sport and Health from Massey University.

Dr Clark is set to present his academic findings on “A person-centred approach for understanding disability sports and marketing campaigns,” at the 2022 at the 2022 Asian Association for Sport Management Conference. Additionally, he will speak to his research on “creating meaningful learning experiences via connecting sports students with technology” at the Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand 2022 Conference.  Read about Dr Clark’s presentations here

Meet the Panellists

Succeeding in the Business of Sport Masterclass Panel

Samara Govender , Senior Brand Partnerships Manager at Football Australia. Recently Samara spoke at the International Sport College Australia (ISCA) Sydney Students Sport Summit alongside CEO of NSW Rugby Union and NSW Warratahs Paul Doorn about the impact that the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 and the Rugby World Cups in Australia can have.

Succeeding in the Business of Sport Masterclass Panel

David Boyle, NRL High Performance Manager, ex NRL player for South Sydney, NSW Blues, NSW Country and Hull Football Club with over 190 caps).

Succeeding in the Business of Sport Masterclass Panel

Andrew Fraser, Founder Sunstar Entertainment. Andrew has over 30 years specialising in the sport & entertainment industry. His clients at Sunstar include Australian cricketers Mitchell Starc, Alyssa Healy and Meg Lanning (Australian Women’s Cricket Captain) and solo sailor Jessica Watson. Andrew produced Jessica’s documentary ‘210 days’ which was narrated by Sir Richard Branson and he is a producer on her upcoming feature film on Netflix, titled True Spirit.

Succeeding in the Business of Sport Masterclass Panel

Josh Hussey, a former professional athlete turned director Josh helps shelters flourish and find success inside and outside of the sporting arena at Athletes for life

Interested in learning more about sport degrees at ICMS? Read the following articles…


September 27
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm




ICMS Great Hall
151 Darley Road, Manly
Sydney, NSW 2095
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