Dr. Istvan Gorgenyi’s doctorate thesis was on ‘The Role of Sport in Prevention of Juvenile Crime (1976)’. Since then he has continued to become a highly respected academic, Olympic Games gold medal winning coach and researcher. Dr. Istvan Gorgenyi lead the Australian women’s water polo team to gold at the Sydney 2000 Olympic games and since then has gone on to contribute to sports development initiatives world-wide.
He has been a regular guest lecturer at the Melbourne Business School and Sports Knowledge Australia, having also presented at international conferences and with internationally renowned organisations including; UK Sport, Australian Institute of Sport, National Coaching Conference, Victorian Institute of Sport and the World Congress for Football and Science (among other things).
More recently, he is credited with the development of The Hunting Territory Theory which is an innovative approach to developing high performance teams – he has contributed successfully to leading organisations and projects world-wide and joins the Rise Global team as a Senior Consultant and Advisor.
Australian Institute of Sport
Australian Sports Commission
Victorian Institute of Sport
Project Management Institute
Football Federation Australia
University of Technology Sydney
New Zealand Academy of Sport