Leave Your Mark

The Wisdom in a Life of Change with Peter Davis

October 26, 2021 Peter Davis Season 4 Episode 235
Leave Your Mark
The Wisdom in a Life of Change with Peter Davis
Show Notes

This EP features Peter Davis who's been working in elite sport management for over 30 years. Originally from Australia, Peter received his MSc from the University of Oregon and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.  Since that time he has had a diverse and unique career in several countries and different sport systems. He has been involved as a high-level sports physiologist, a coach in the US collegiate system, and a high-performance sports administrator. He has worked with professional sports teams, Olympic Teams, and amateur non- Olympic teams at all levels, all ages, and all sports.  Peter started his career in elite sport in 1981 as an Exercise Physiologist for Nike. He eventually found himself at the Australian Institute of Sport, first as a high-performance Exercise Physiologist, then with the “Olympic Athlete Program” to help prepare Australian athletes for the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics. After the 2000 Sydney Olympics, he was recruited by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to direct their Coaching and Sport Sciences Division. In the lead-up to the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games Peter was named the Director of Sport Sciences, Sports Medicine and Technology for 'Own the Podium'. Peter is now the Founder and Managing partner of APEX Global Sport Group, an international consultancy whose clients include Olympic teams, National Olympic Committees, National Sport Governing Bodies, National Sports Ministries, and individuals in countries across the globe in all areas of high-performance sports planning and development.  In addition to his work with various teams and countries, Peter is also a well-respected speaker in all areas of performance and organizational planning, and management and has delivered dozens of presentations around the world. Last but not least he is a father of four and a grandfather of four.