Meet the team
Founder & Director, High Performance Specialist
Durham has been training athletes since 1999. He has been the strength and conditioning coach to the Deakin Melbourne Boomers WNBL side since 2009. Prior to working for the Boomers, Durham was the strength and conditioning coach to the Dandenong Rangers WNBL side and the Australian Sapphires. Durham has trained multiple Australian representatives and Olympic medalists, as well as WNBA and Euroleague players. In addition to performance enhancement, Durham has a particular interest and expertise in knee rehabilitation and speed development.
Strength and Conditioning Coach, Education and Communications Manager
Jacob is an outstanding strength and conditioning coach with a passion for helping athletes. Jacob is a sports science graduate from Deakin University, and completing his masters degree in strength and conditioning at Edith Cowan University. In addition to previously working as the strength and conditioning coach to the Oakleigh Chargers TAC Cup team, Jacob has been both a player and a coach at representative level basketball with the Portland Coasters as well as a member of the Nunawading Spectres 2011 D league squad.
Strength and Conditioning Coach, Internship Administrator
James is a graduate of Deakin University, and is completing his masters in strength and conditioning at ECU. After completing the Core Advantage internship James quickly proved himself on the floor, with an outstanding ability to identify and treat movement dysfunction. James is a phenomenal all-round athlete, having represented the Southern Peninsula Sharks in basketball, and competing in both gymnastics and endurance events. After completing the Oxfam 100km charity walk in half the allotted time, he is now considering running the next one because he thinks it might be easier!
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Cam was awarded an athletic scholorship to play Division 1 basketball at the University of San Diego, and went on to a successful career for eight years in the NBL. He is proud to have represented Australia in 2008 against Qatar, and was named in the SEABL Team of the Decade for the 2000s. As a former professional athlete Cam is incredibly passionate about junior athletic development and the foundation it can provide for all athletes. Cam is particularly keen to share the athletic and academic opportunities that he received during his career.