Physiotherapist in International Sport’s.
Made in Australia, Exported to Asia.
Now “Lost in Translation” somewhere in the world.
A Physiotherapist, &/or Sports Performance Rehab Specialist & Coach, who is lucky to live & work around the Asian continent. Having great opportunities to work with many great elite athletes & high performance sports teams. Mostly working within national sports programs & training centers including high profiles teams like Chinese Olympic Team, Team Korea, & Team Singapore.
“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” – Confucius
An Australian expat, originally relocated oversea’s after accepting an offer to work as part of Singapore’s governments ambitious high performance sports program (Singapore’s Sports Institute). Drawn oversea’s by this great opportunity to be part of this great team, and of the course wonderful athletes to work with. During the years with Team Singapore (until 2012), he had rare experiences traveling as national team physiotherapist to international competitions with 11 different Olympic sports, & with Singapore Slingers (AirAsia ABL – professional basketball) providing a unique observation, network & exposure across Asia’s sport scene. Subsequently he began to develop an interest & passion for growing his profession & life in Asia. As well as passion to challenge himself taking on more challenges, responsibilities & learning within different teams & cultures.
In the years that have followed, he has subsequently gone on to take on exciting and interesting jobs, contracts & challenges in other places around Asia. And even briefly in Africa (IOC’s OYDC project). Often becoming the first western or foreign physiotherapist in many teams he has worked with. One of most unique was full-time foreign physiotherapist (or called: ‘rehab coach’) working with China’s Winter Olympic teams towards Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Around Asia he has been privileged to help some of the world’s best athletes preparing towards major international competitions & /or the Olympic Games.
On-top of this, he also been fortunate enough that his career has allowed him to combine his work with his passion of experiencing & learning new culture & meeting people from different backgrounds. Whilst gaining uniqueness being immersed in the countries cultures & sports teams, and also when traveling to competitions or training camps around the world, he has also experienced many unique cultures and interesting people around the world.
Contact: shane_hayes [at] sportphysiotherapist [dot] com
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