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Rise Global Senior Consultant I Dr. Istvan Gorgenyi

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.

Relevant Projects:

  • UK Sport

  • 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

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