Max McKenzie - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Max McKenzie

PhD (Candidate), MHPS, BSpExSc

  • Physical Performance Coach in High Performance Sport
Office location
T1.04
Campus
Sunshine Coast
Max McKenzie

Role: Physical Performance Coach in High Performance Sport at USC

Qualifications: PhD (Candidate), MHPS, BSpExSc

Accreditations:

  • Professsional Coach ASCA Professional Coaching Accreditation Scheme (PCAS-P)
  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 2 Coach

Physical Performance Coaching at USC:

  • 2016-present: assistant physical performance coach for the USC Spartans High Performance Swimming Program
  • 2016-present: assistant physical performance coach for the Sunshine Coast Lightning Netball TeamĀ 
  • 2016-present: physical performance coach Brisbane Lions Academy Sunshine Coast
  • 2018-present: physical performance coach USC Thunder Netball

About Max:

Max began volunteering at USC after graduation eventually being offered a paid coaching role. In 2018 he was selected as the physical performance coach for the Australian Dolphins Paralympic Swimming Team camps. Max has worked with the AFL Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast Falcons Rugby League Club. Max is a PhD candidate at USC and a Queensland Academy of Sport and Swimming Australia research scholarship recipient investigating the effects of pre-competition temperature maintenance strategies in high performance swimming.