Dan Collins

Keynote Speaker, Mentor & Coach

Dan Collins is a former Olympic Games medallist, an exceptional sports leader and a renowned business coach.

He has driven transformational change and performance for major corporate sporting groups that include the International Rugby Board, Australian Sports Commission, AIS, NRL and AFL clubs. Additionally, Dan has worked with industry leaders including Ernst & Young, AMP, Woolworths, Continental Tyre’s and the Virgin Group of Companies to achieve growth and accountability.

From humble beginnings growing up in Blacktown, to competing on the world stage at four Olympic Games, Dan Collins’ ongoing pursuit for excellence is nothing short of convincing. He firmly believes that every culture is the result of the sum of the individuals. In no uncertain terms, he will tell you poor culture is a reflection of poor leadership, and poor leadership is the result of poor personal awareness and responsibility… and then he will initiate positive, lasting change.

With a proven track record in achieving excellence by creating winners, Dan Collins will increase the level of professionalism at all levels of your organisation by establishing and aligning individual goals with company purpose. He will reinvigorate your staff performance to create a sustaining and winning culture, filled with passion, camaraderie, accountability and growth.

More about Dan Collins:

Dan Collins studied at Griffith University while in training as an Australian representative kayaker. He competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games winning Bronze; at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games winning Silver; and at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Dan Collins has also won numerous State and National Medals.

Since retiring from his Olympic quest for Gold in the sport of Kayaking, Dan’s expertise in organisational change and performance management has been in high demand. He has been a sports administrator and leader for World Rugby; Sydney Roosters; Cronulla Sharks; Manchester City; Brisbane Lions; Richmond Tigers; Carlton FC; Japan Rugby and the Australian Institute of Sport.

In business, Dan has consulted to organisations that include Countdown; Cronulla Sharks; Dan Murphys; the Dept. of Immigration & Border Protection; Knight Frank; the Ministry of Justice UK; TEC and Woolworths

Dan Collins speaks about:

  • Effort: Everything you ever wanted is on the other side of hard work
  • Performance Unpacked: The five essentials to leading a high performance environment and creating winners at all levels.

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