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Andrew Bennie

Western Sydney University (AUS)
Australia

Dr Andrew Bennie works on the traditional lands of the Darug Peoples as an Associate Professor in Health and Physical Education (HPE) and Sport Development at Western Sydney University, Australia. He is an interdisciplinary academic with interests in sports coaching; Indigenous Peoples’ sport participation; and teaching and learning in HPE. Dr Bennie is a co-author on the recently published book Aboriginal Sports Coaches, Community, and Culture – a collaboration with Aboriginal coaches from mainland Australia. He is also the co-founder of Coaching Unlimited - a sport specific coach accreditation program designed with, and for, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander coaches.

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Sessions

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Sport As A Vehicle For Social Change In Australia
    Explore the role that sport coaching can play as a vehicle for social change.

    This workshop highlights the strengths of Indigenous sport coaches and what they ‘bring to the table’ in an Australian sporting context. Ali Tucker-Munro will share her experiences as a proud Kamilaroi woman, who has transitioned from high performance netball athlete to coach.

    Session Title: We want a seat at the table, we don’t want to be on the menu: Indigenous women, social action, and high-performance sport coaching

    Hybrid session
    4:15pm - 5:00pm
    High Performance

    This workshop highlights the strengths of Indigenous sport coaches and what they ‘bring to the table’ in an Australian sporting context. Ali Tucker-Munro will share her experiences as a proud Kamilaroi woman, who has transitioned from high performance netball athlete to coach.

    Session Title: We want a seat at the table, we don’t want to be on the menu: Indigenous women, social action, and high-performance sport coaching

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
    visibility & voice

    This workshop highlights the strengths of Indigenous sport coaches and what they ‘bring to the table’ in an Australian sporting context. Ali Tucker-Munro will share her experiences as a proud Kamilaroi woman, who has transitioned from high performance netball athlete to coach.

    Session Title: We want a seat at the table, we don’t want to be on the menu: Indigenous women, social action, and high-performance sport coaching

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity

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