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Executive General Manager
Pat joined Cricket Australia as Executive General Manager, Team Performance in November 2011.
During this period, Pat has overseen victories in the men’s and women’s World Cups and Ashes series, in which both the men and women currently hold the Ashes. Pat’s role oversees all elite competitions and includes developments in coach education, pathway changes and restructuring of domestic competitions. Pat is a former rugby union international, winning numerous awards as a player and later as a coach. In 2004 he became director of rugby at Leicester Tigers before moving back to Australia in 2007 to become General Manager of the High Performance Unit of Australian Rugby Union.
Talent Development & WWE Performance Center Head Coach
Before becoming one of the ring’s most imposing wrestlers, Bloom first operated on the football field as an offensive lineman at the University of Pittsburgh before turning his focus to the ring. He joined WWE shortly after, making his debut in 1999 during the height of WWE’s celebrated Attitude Era. He also spent years as New Japan Pro Wrestling’s gaijin ace. After an impressive career in the ring, Bloom was named the Performance Center Head Coach in May 2015, where he now passes on his knowledge of the sport and unique skills to WWE’s future Superstars.
Senior Vice President of Talent Development
Canyon is the Senior Vice President of Talent Development at WWE. In this role, Canyon is responsible for the recruitment and development of WWE Superstars both domestically and globally, he is the de facto athletic director, and leads corporate and business development around the TD system. Prior to joining WWE, he previously served as the strategic CFO of the Association of Volleyball Professionals and also operated as a bond analyst at the Diamondback Capital Hedge Fund. Prior to his business career, Ceman enjoyed a 15-year career as a Professional beach volleyball player, including 10 years in the top 10 in the U.S., and a silver medal in the 1997 World Championships. He holds a BA/ MA from Stanford, and an MBA from UCLA.
Preston is the co-founder and director of the Mission Critical Team Institute (MCTI). Prior to co-founding the MCTI, Preston trained as a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician, a NAUI Rescue Diver and an Ocean Lifeguard Trainer, and has led both terrestrial and marine Search and Rescue teams. Preston continues to focus his research in the area of human interaction with uncertainty, with a specific focus on supporting Instructor Cadre Collaborative Inquiry Communities within Military Special Operations, Emergency Medicine, Tactical Law Enforcement and Urban and Wilderness Fire Fighting Organizations.
Former U.S Navy SEAL & Co-Founder
Coleman is a former Navy SEAL officer, where he spent 13 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy ultimately serving overseas during six operational combat deployments in both the Afghanistan and Iraq. While in special operations, Coleman also served as a Training Officer at both the basic and advanced Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) training schools. He led the training and development of approximately 800 basic and advanced special operations students through the military’s most high-risk training programs, including the infamous Hell Week in BUD/S training. He now operates a researcher and contributor to the Mission Critical Teams Initiative and as a Partner at Anchor Capital Holdings, LLC.
Learn from the most senior and knowledgeable global performance practitioners and gain valuable intelligence that is applicable
Engage in discussions around peak performance, showcasing ideas and uncovering hidden opportunities
Hear innovative new ideas and strategies to enhance your results on the field of play
Meet with 100 of sports most elite coaches, managers, sporting directors, technical directors and performance directors
Each attendee is vetted to ensure they are the right level, with the right knowledge and relevant to each other
Network with relevant professionals who you might not cross paths with otherwise
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