Director - Centre for Sport Research @ Deakin University
Associate Professor Paul Gastin is the Co-Director of the Centre for Sport Research and Deputy Director of the Master of Applied Sport Science at Deakin University, Australia. Paul is a member of Deakin’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences which was recently ranked the number one school in the world in sport science. Paul’s teaching and research focuses on innovation in sport science and coaching practice to enhance the performance of people and organisations across the sport participation spectrum. His work is multidisciplinary and includes athlete monitoring, performance management and sport system development. In addition to his work in academia, Paul has worked in Olympic/Paralympic and professional sport in Australia and overseas holding senior positions at the Victorian Institute of Sport (Sport Science Coordinator), the UK Sports Institute (Technical Implementation Manager) and UK Sport (Performance Planning Consultant). He is an Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) Fellow and ESSA accredited high performance manager and level 2 sport scientist.