Hybrid Sports Science Meet-Up: Training Adolescent Athletes

Hybrid Sports Science Meet-Up: Training Adolescent Athletes

Hybrid Sports Science Meet-Up: Training the Adolescent Athlete

For the first time, you will be able to attend either in person in Adelaide or Virtually online!

Facilitated by Hunter Bennet, Samuel Chalmers and Stuart Gollan this event will see a panel of industry experts discuss Training the Adolescent Athlete. The panel is

Fabian Garcia-Byrne, AES, ASpS1

Fabian is the Lead Sports Scientist at the South Australian Cricket Association where he works closely with both the senior men’s and women’s programs. He also assists in the physical preparation of these programs and leads the physical preparation of the pathway system. Fabian has a degree in Sports Science with Honours from the University of South Australia and is currently undertaking his PhD in exercise science. Fabian is an accredited professional strength and conditioning coach and sport scientist with over 5 years’ experience working in elite sport with international, national and pathway level athletes, and has also published in peered reviewed journals and presented at international and national conferences.

Dylan Hicks

Dylan Hicks is a PhD candidate in Exercise Science at Flinders University. He is currently completing his thesis which is focused on Force-Velocity Profiling and recently undertaken studies with the Seacliff Hockey Club and the Adelaide United W-League team. Presently, Dylan is the Head of Health & Physical Education and High-Performance Academy Coordinator at Cardijn College in Adelaide, where he has recently launched a new Athletic Development Program. Dylan is a Level II ASCA coach, a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and has completed a MSc at Edith Cowan University (Strength & Conditioning). His area of specialty is coaching speed and making sense of the data to improve sprint performance. Dylan has previously worked with athletes in team sports in the AFL, SANFL, A-League and NBL1.

Charlotte Mathews

Charlotte is currently working at St Peter’s College as Acting Head of Athletic development and rehabilitation coordinator. Prior to this, Charlotte worked with Port Adelaide Football Club, as a strength and conditioning coach for the AFL team, and the head strength coach for the SANFL team and developmental squads. Moreover, she has been involved in Sport for 9 years, working across all levels of Football. She is an ASCA Level 2 Professional Coach and has a Masters in S&C. Charlotte is an avid Crossfitter and is super passionate about incorporating gymnastics into Athletic Development.


Wednesday, 15 March 2023
6:00pm - 7:30pm ACDT

Please note, the times listed are in Australian Central Daylight Time.

Your local time will be:

ACT:       6:30pm - 8:00pm
NSW: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
NT: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
QLD: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
SA: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TAS: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
VIC: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
WA: 3:30pm - 5:00pm


University of South Australia, City East Campus
Or Virtually

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