Recreation SA and Mattioli presents: “Successful Aquatic Centre Management” by Simon Weatherill
Recreation SA members: $29.95
Wednesday, October 9th
12pm to 2pm
The ARC Campbelltown
531 Lower North East Road
Campbelltown, SA, 5074
About Simon Weatherill
A former Physical Education specialist from Keele University, Simon was a Social Science Research Council Scholar, and studied at North London University where he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Recreation Management. In addition to this, he is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and Fellow of the Advanced Management Program, Harvard University AMP179.
Simon has managed facilities in both the United Kingdom and Australia. He also lectured for three (3) years at Deakin University (Burwood Campus – Melbourne) in the Sports Management Graduate and Undergraduate courses.
He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the State Sport Centres Trust comprising the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre (MSAC) and Melbourne Institute of Training (MIT in Albert Park, Lakeside Stadium as well as the State Netball Hockey Centre (SNHC) at Royal Park.
He is currently the Managing Director for Worldwide Sports Management which is a boutique management company specialising in people, infrastructure, and technology. He currently mentors a number of mentees on leadership and self-development.
In addition to his extensive management experience, Simon has had the opportunity to develop three (3) major ‘Greenfield site’ sporting facilities in Melbourne. These include the Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre project valued at $10M, the MSAC project valued at $65M, the SNHC project valued at $27M, Lakeside stadium value $75m and the MSAC Redevelopment valued at $75M, and the establishment of the Melbourne School of Sport and Recreation Management.
Simon is a sought-after guest speaker on Leadership and Cultural Change, Sports, Facility Management and Establishment, commercial coaching and strategic planning.