For over a decade, Liz Hanson has been the Client Director at Athlete Assessments, an international consulting company specializing in the ‘people side of sport’. While the company is best known for athlete and coach profiling and team dynamics consulting, it is a leader in coach education and sport management professional development. Clients include some of the top US College athletics programs, professional and Olympic teams and Australian national sporting bodies. Liz looks after their key clients and consultant relationships and also manages marketing and new business development.
For over eight years, Liz has been a faculty member of the NCAA Women Coaches Academy in the US, teaching three programs per year. In addition, she teaches at the Japanese Women Coaches Academy, which was established three years ago. A long-time advocate of girls and women’s sport, her passion for leadership development of women started over twenty years ago. Prior to Athlete Assessments, Liz ran a national women’s leadership company for five years which remains the largest of its kind in Australia, after a successful corporate career in banking and finance.