Our People


Human Potential Research Group

Academic Staff

Research Staff

  • Dr Charlotte Jelleyman
  • Dr Lisa Mackay
  • Dr Tom Stewart

Sports Kinesiology Injury Prevention and Performance Research Group

Sport Leadership and Management Research Group

Sports Physiology and Nutrition Research Group

Sports Technology Research Group

Strength and Conditioning Research Group

Youth Development Research Group

Sports Coaching Sub-Group - Sports Performance Analysis

SPRINZ Adjunct Professors

Adjunct Professors are external individuals who have expertise consistent with the needs of the University and who contribute meaningfully to a teaching and/or research programme.They provide global expertise through national and international research linkages.

SPRINZ Research Associates

Research Associates are appointed to help improve research capability and capacity for the faculty and to promote cooperation with external researchers in affiliated disciplines. Contribution is usually via research project collaboration and/or postgraduate supervision and/or teaching/workshop/seminar provision. Research Associates are researchers from other universities and organisations who are actively involved in research within the faculty and who acknowledge they are an AUT Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences Research Associate in their joint publications and communications.

  • Associate Professor Jacqueline Alderson, The University of Western Australia
  • Dr Sian Allen, Lululemon Athletica Head Office, Vancouver, Canada
  • Dr Rodrigo Bini, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Dr Liz Bradshaw, Australian Catholic University, Australia
  • Professor Eadric Bressel, Utah State University, USA
  • Dr Mike Brown, Royal NZ Coastguard Boating Education Ltd
  • Dr Scott Brown, University of Michigan
  • Mr. Isaac Carlson, Accident Compensation Corporation, NZ
  • Associate Professor Anis Chaouachi, National Center of Medicine and Science in Sports, Tunisia
  • Dr Bret Contreras, B.C Athletics, US
  • Matthew Cross, Fédération Française de Ski, Annecy, France
  • Associate Professor Lance Dalleck, Western State Colorado University, USA
  • Dr Bruce Hamilton, High Performance Sport NZ
  • Dr David Hedlund, St John’s University New York
  • Dr Stephen Hollings, AUT Alumni
  • Associate Professor Sayumi Iwamoto, Toyo University, Japan
  • Dr Stephen Kara, The Blues Rugby Team, NZ
  • Ms Helen Kilding, NZ Defence Force
  • Mr Doug King, Hutt Valley District Health Board, NZ
  • Dr Rhodri Lloyd, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wales
  • Dr Victor Lopez Jr, Northeast Rugby Academy
  • Dr Anna Lorimer, Bond University,
  • Dr Rita Malcata, High Performance Sport NZ
  • Professor Stephen Marshall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
  • Dr Peter Maulder, Wintec (Waikato University of Technology), NZ
  • Professor Jean-Benoit Morin, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
  • Assistant Professor Volker Nolte, Western University, Ontario, Canada
  • Dr Ian O’Boyle, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Dr Ken Quarrie, NZ Rugby Union
  • Dr Katie Rowe, Deakin University, Australia
  • Dr Michael Rumpf, Self Employed
  • Mr Brian Russell, Contempo Lab, NZ
  • Professor David Shilbury, Deakin University, Australia
  • Dr Sarah Shultz, Seattle University, USA
  • Dr Denny Wells, Logemas Pty Ltd
  • Dr Melissa Wilson, Paralympics New Zealand
  • Professor Del Wong, Shandong Sport University, China
  • Dr Jinming Zheng, HK Baptist University, HI

SPRINZ Community Associates

Community Associate are generally people from community organisations who may not be active researchers but are assisting with projects within the FHES.

  • Dr Henry Duncan