Sport Speakers

Professional MCs, cricketers, motor racing stars, swimming legends, triathletes, NAB Ambassadors, Olympic Game champions, NBL coaches, football stars and more. Ovations has harnessed a global talent pool that can teach teams, trainers and teachers alike some of the hard-learned secrets of successful athletes the world over. Play smarter, not just harder.

Elton Flatley

In terms of pressure kicks, they don't come much tougher: penalties a minute before the end of normal time and two minutes before the end of extra time to keep Australia alive in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final against England. As the shining star of the Wallabies World Cup campaign Elton stepped up to both . . . and threaded them when all seemed doomed. Elton's extraordinary RWC performance came a ...

Emma Freedman

Emma Freedman is widely regarded as one of Australia's brightest emerging talents. From early beginnings in the sport of horse racing, she has quickly expanded her involvement in media, fashion, sport and entertainment, capturing the attention of industry leaders and consumers alike. Recently, Emma's professional career have been a whirlwind of events, media and endorsement roles with an increasi ...

Emma George

As a youngster Emma George spent four years performing as an acrobat with the Flying Fruit Fly Circus. Aged 12, Emma left the circus to pursue her love of track and field. Seven years later, Emma spotted a notice at her local athletics club seeking women who were interested in trying their hand at pole vaulting. With a little ambition and a mountain of talent - the rest, as they say, is history. ...

Eric Bailey

Renowned speaker, educator, author, coach, and activist Eric Bailey has risen into international prominence by delivering high-energy, motivating, inspiring, and thought-provoking presentations that lead to result-producing actions and accountability. Eric's firsthand experience on living up to one's full potential and activating inner passion, drive, and awesomeness is his trademark. Known fo ...

Eric Rush

The name Eric Rush conjures images of an All Black and Rugby Sevens' specialist. But Eric Rush, former All-Black, current Rugby Sevens captain, barrister and businessman is also a very entertaining and motivational speaker in his own right. He talks about the parallels of coaching for excellence, in business and sport. ...

Evonne Goolagong Cawley

Evonne Goolagong Cawley, MBE, AO is one of Australia's all time sporting greats. She has been Australian Sportsman of the Year and Australian of the Year. In 1988, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame at Newport Rhode Island and the following year, she was inducted into the Aboriginal Sporting Hall of Fame. ...

Fanie De Villiers

A popular player, Fanie de Villiers was known by the nickname Vinnige Fanie. In the Test against Pakistan in Johannesburg, De Villiers became the first ever South African to score a fifty and take ten wickets in the same Test, scoring 66 not out and taking 6/81 and 4/27. He was subsequently named the South African Cricket Annual Cricketer of the Year, an award he had previously won. At the age o ...

Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar, with twenty nine international caps to his name, reached the highest peak in rugby union: he captained his country South Africa, to World Cup victory on home turf and was presented the Webb Ellis Trophy by President Nelson Mandela. Alongside Francois' playing talents, his debt management skills, charisma and leadership abilities have enabled him to achieve God-like status in a ...

Frank Farina

Frank Farina was coach of the the Socceroos for 6 years and one of Australia's greatest soccer players. With the Soccer World Cup fast approaching should your clients be tired of re-treading the same old sports personalities, why not consider the well spoken, confident, soccer expert. Frank Farina is an erudite, competent and entertaining public speaker who is able to hold an audience of 500 with ...

Frano Botica

Frano Botica is a former Rugby Union and Rugby League player who represented his country at both sports and also played for Croatia in a rugby union world cup qualifying match. Frano's long sporting career and experience have given him great insight into international sport and business. As a former captain for North Harbour, he has well developed leadership skills. He has an understanding and eas ...

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