Although this masterclass is targeted at those currently involved in a sporting club to help further their knowledge in the hope that they will gain the skills and confidence needed to join the board or move up into a leadership position, and will have a sporting club focus, it is not limited to those currently involved with a local club. Please feel free to share with anyone you think may benefit from this opportunity.
Since 2015, Carol has been President of Women Sport Australia, the peak advocacy body for women in sport to have equality for wages, leadership positions, media time and access to sporting facilities.
Carol has a rich sporting background including national level representation. She has succeeded in three sports, numerous coaching roles as well as board and committee positions. Carol’s career includes roles as sports executive officer and a university lecturer with VU in the Human Movement and Sport Administration Degrees.
A pioneer for women in sport, Carol was Victoria’s first female Surf Lifesaving Professional Lifeguard and raced in board, ski, swim and ironman events with the men because there were no events for women at that stage.