Speakers

Are you looking for an athlete to come speak at your next event?

We have access to a wide variety of professional athletes and Olympians.

Send us an email to mitch@eastmansports.com.au to ask us about booking a guest speaker for your next event.


Featured Athlete Speaker:

Name: Ashleigh Nelson
Sport: Field Hockey (Current member of the Hockeyroos)
Available For: Corporate presentations, Keynote, Media, TV, Radio, MC, Q&A’s
Career Achievements:
» Playing over 100 games for Australia
» Scored over 60 goals for the Hockeyroos
» Member of the Hockeyroos leadership group
» Been awarded Australia’s leading goal scorer in 2010 & 2013
» Won silver at the 2009 Champions Trophy, Sydney
» Won gold at the 2010 & 2014 Commonwealth Games
» Won silver at the 2014 FIH World Cup
» Represented Australia at the 2010 World Cup, Rosario
» Represented Australia at the 2012 Olympic Games, London
» Won silver at the 2013 World League Series, Tucuman
» Won gold with the WA Diamonds in 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2010

Amidst her training and playing commitments, Ashleigh speaks at various events and functions, with her presentation adjusted and directed to her target audience.

Topics covered but not limited to:
» Overcoming obstacles and achieving goals
» Creating and maintaining a work/life balance
» The importance of education in athletes
» The journey to becoming an elite athlete
» Creating, coping and living in a competitive environment
» Developing confidence and self belief

These topics have been presented to a variety of audiences including educational, athletic and business professional forums.

Testimonials:

Ashleigh came and spoke to the Woodside Finance Function on our Personal Development Day and was amazing! Even though talking to a room full of accountants, Ashleigh connected with the audience straight up and tailored her speech so that it was relevant and motivating to the group. Ashleigh had everyone’s full attention for the entire speech and was happy to stay around and answer questions afterwards. Thank you for such an interesting and inspiring delivery – Kylie Ditchburn, Woodside Finance

Thanks so much for coming and visiting our school. You had the children captivated by your stories. They really understood the message of hard work paying off, and that everyone goes through struggles, hard times and disappointments, but it’s how they pick themselves up from it.
After your visit, we continued our work, not only on information reports (in which they studied you), but also our health for the entire term related to your visit. Healthy eating/exercise and active lifestyles, importance of setting goals and the importance of being resilient.
Also, they loved getting to hold your medals – as did the support staff and myself. A real once in a lifetime opportunity. – Tara Browning, Huntingdale Primary School

It was universally agreed that your speech was excellent – entertaining, humorous, well pitched, suitable for audience and thought provoking for all in attendance. Very inspiring for our graduates.- International School of WA

Fantastic Talk at Run Club, Class and Assembly at Westminster Primary in Adelaide today Ashleigh, your amazing. Great connection and motivation, kids got so much from it, teachers were very impressed with your articulate and professional influence and presentation today. You are a National community asset and inspiration. Thanks so much !! – Henry Lawson, Westminster Primary – Adelaide

If you would like to enquire on Ashleigh’s availability to speak at your next event/function or require more information, please email us at mitch@eastmansports.com.au

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