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 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 privileged to work with high profiles teams like Chinese Olympic Team, Team Korea, & Team Singapore.
An Australian who after various experiences in Australia, 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, he had rare experiences to work within the national sports medical center rehabilitating athletes in all sports, & also traveling as national team physiotherapist to international competitions with 13 different Olympic sports, & with Singapore Slingers (AirAsia ABL – professional basketball). This provided a unique observation, network & exposure across Asian culture’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, and again as a consultant with Summer Olympic program. 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, developing cultural awareness, & meeting people from many different backgrounds. Whilst gaining uniqueness being immersed directly in the countries cultures & national pride (sports teams). And also when traveling to competitions or training camps around the world, among unique cultures and interesting people all around the world.
Contact: shane_hayes [at] sportphysiotherapist [dot] com
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