Jon is a self motivated, client-centric, dedicated and hardworking person who relishes working in a team environment and has a passion for helping and supporting others in developing their full potential. Jon has had an extensive career in health and fitness and high performance sport and has developed unique skills in coaching, mentoring, and leadership and considers himself to have excellent relationship building and communication skills along with an ability to help people from a range of backgrounds.
Jon has also run his own business and has an excellent understanding of the financials, marketing, problem solving and day to day challenges involved. He also has great relationship building, networking, and communication skills and has worked throughout the community with Pehiaweri Marae, Northtec, Whangarei Primary School sports teams and various other rugby and league teams and committees. Jon also has experience in delivery of conference, workshop, and seminar presentations to sporting and school groups.
He has worked with the NZ Academy of Sport with regards to strategic planning, resource development, innovation, versatility, adaptability, time management, working unsupervised, and working within a team – examples; Previous Strength and Conditioning Coach for NZ Academy of Sport and current Northland Strength and Conditioning Provider for High Performance Sport NZ, Developing lesson plans and resources for my NorthTec tutor positions, Developing 1, 2, 3, and 4 year periodised training plans for high performance athletes and squads, Developing and maintaining working relationships with coaches, sports medicine specialists and providers, athletes, parents, support personnel, administrators, and other key relevant stake holders.
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