MEET THE FOUNDER
Hi, I'm Ricky!
I am a PhD candidate, strength and conditioning coach, academic tutor and most importantly... a surfing tragic! My vision for Surf Science is to inspire positive change within the surfing community by providing surfers with access to reliable and high-quality training and nutritional strategies. Ultimately, I want to help you reach your full potential in and out of the water!
Career highlights have included:
Performance Analyst for Cricket Australia
Strength and Conditioning Coach for Snowboarding athletes in Finland
Academic Tutor in Human Movement at UQ.
Previous roles have also allowed me to work with a wide variety of athletes in a range of sports including; surfing, snowboarding, skiing, cricket, tennis, NRL, rugby league and rowing.
EDUCATION & RESEARCH
I am currently completing a PhD in surfing performance and the physical development of recreational surfers (Griffith University, Gold Coast).
Master's in Exercise Science Research
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Honours)
ASCA Accredited S+C Coach
AWF Accredited Weightlifting Coach
Research publications in multiple highly reputable, international, peer-reviewed journals
PRESENTING & SPEAKING
My research has lead to presenting at and attending 6 exercise science conferences including;
World Surfing Medicine Conference (2019)
International ASCA Conference (2019)
For more information on my background, history and passions, check out my appearance on the PJ Performance Podcast below