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AITD Excellence Awards 2023

Exceeding New Levels of Excellence: Bo Hanson and Athlete Assessments Recognized in the 2023 AITD Excellence Awards

Our team are incredibly excited to share that our Director and Lead Performance Consultant, Bo Hanson was the winner of the 2023 Dr Alastair Rylatt Award for L&D Professional of the Year at the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) Excellence Awards. As a company, Athlete Assessments was also recognized as a finalist in the award for Best Capability Building Program for our Elite Team Program.

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Fastpitch Flyers Success in Sport & Leadership

The University of Dayton’s Head Softball Coach, Cara Clark-LaPlaca; and Executive Director of the Center for Leadership, Brent Kondritz Ph.D., share insights on building athlete leadership through role modeling, collaboration, and foundational self-awareness.

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19th May - ABC Radio Post

ABC Radio Melbourne: Bo Hanson on Succession Planning

Recently, Bo Hanson joined ABC Radio Melbourne presenter, Lisa Leong, to discuss the topic of succession planning. They covered what it is, why it’s important, the common mistakes made when implementing a strategy, and how effective succession planning is the ultimate measurement of a great leader.

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Coaches Corner Podcast: with Liz Masen

In a recent episode of Canterbury Rugby’s Podcast, Coaches Corner, Liz Masen joins Riki Tahere to unpack the power of DISC Profiling and how better understanding your own behavioral tendencies and your players can unlock their best performances. While Liz talks all things DISC, Riki takes a deep dive into decision making, which sees the two discuss the key importance of understanding athletes on an individual level. We guarantee you’ll love this episode, by don’t just take our word for it! Have a listen and share your thoughts with us.

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Bo Hanson

Senior Consultant & Director

Bo Hanson’s career within the sport and the business sector spans over 25 years, delivering leadership, management, and coach development. In addition to his own athletic career comprising of four Olympic appearances and including three Olympic medals, Bo has worked for many years with coaches and athletes from over 40 different sports across the globe. Bo was also the winner of the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) 2023 Award for L&D Professional of the Year, for his dedication to L&D and transformational work across various industries.

After a successful career in sport including four Olympics and three Olympic Medals, Bo co-founded and developed Athlete Assessments in 2007. Bo now focuses on working with clients to achieve their own success on and off ‘the field’, and has attained an unmatched track-record in doing exactly this.

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