Chris is the owner of RAD, starting from humble begins in the backyard garage, following a vision and now the leading providers of Strength and Conditioning across Western Victoria. Chris completed his Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science - Honours in Ballarat. He has a wide variety of experience including time with the Western Bulldogs in both the AFL and VFL programs, Netball Victoria, North Ballarat Roosters, GWV Rebels and Volleyball Victoria. It has been super exciting to see the growth of RAD as we continue to help regional athletes maximise their potential, but also provide a workplace for local professionals to apply their skills. His wife Jess, daughter Elsie and dog Jimmy are also key members of the team. Level 2 Professional ASCA S&C Coach.
Tim moved from Warrnambool to Ballarat to complete a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science which he followed up with a Masters of Strength and Conditioning. Tim has experience with a range of sports, spending time with the Melbourne Storm of the NRL, the Victorian Men’s Cricket Team, Ballarat City FC soccer, and currently the Western Jets as their High Performance Manager. Tim loves to coach and is very particular in doing so, ensuring each athlete gets the most out of their time with RAD. Level 1 ASCA S&C Coach
Steph has completed a Bachelor’s in Exercise and Sports Science and a Masters in Strength and Conditioning. A Level 2 ASCA accredited coach, Level 2 Athletics Coach and an accredited Pilates Instructor. Steph has spent time working with the Victorian Institute of Sport, Liberty University in the USA, and various other organisations. She is currently the High Performance Manager for the Western Jets NAB Girls Team. Steph enjoys working with all levels of athletes from all sporting backgrounds. Outside of coaching she enjoys participating/competing in athletics.
Paula has 18 years experience as a Physiotherapist in Ballarat. She is the Physiotherapist for the Australian U/23 mens wheelchair Basketball team and has been the Physiotherapist for the Ballarat Rush and Miners Basketball programs for several years. Paula has also been involved with junior athletes from Victorian State Basketball, Netball, Football and Gymnastics teams as well as elite junior runners. Paula has vast experience in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of sporting injuries in all age groups. Her passion is getting people back on the court or field as soon as possible. She will focus on what your body can do, not what it can’t. She also has a degree in Exercise and Sports Science.
Liam started working at RAD in 2017 after completing his B. Exercise and Sport Science (Honours). Liam has over 5 years club experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, working with teams such as the North Ballarat Roosters (VFL), Greater Western Victorian Rebels (NAB League) and Ballarat City Soccer Club (NPL). Along with undergraduate studies, Liam is also a registered Level 2 ASCA Coach. Liam is also a qualified HAPE Teacher and has strong interests in long-term athletic development.
Andy has completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science with Honours and a Masters of Strength and Conditioning. Has experience conducting strength and conditioning programs for Basketball Ballarat, WestVic Academy of Sport, local community-level football teams and currently coordinates the strength and conditioning program for Ballarat Clarendon College. He is an avid fan of the AFL and has interests in cricket and basketball while also being passionate about his own fitness. Level 1 ASCA S&C Coach.
Jordy has recently completed his Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science where in his final year of study completed an internship at Syracuse University in America. Jordy also undertook his major placement at RAD in 2019 and through his hard work has since been rewarded with a coaching position on the team. Jordy has got a strong interest in helping young athletes grow and develop their physical capabilities. Level 1 ASCA S&C Coach