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Meet the team: Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance

Our staff members are drawn from the ranks of internationally-qualified sport scientists and athletes, who bring a broad knowledge of theory and practice to their teaching and research.


Greg Smith 

Office Manager

Naomi Vuataki

Principal Academic Staff Members

Dr. Glynis Longhurst
Dr. Peter Maulder
Stephen Burden

Senior Academic Staff Members

Steven Wills
Lynne O'Malley
Andrew Howell
Marrin Haggie

Academic Staff Members

Frans van Der Merwe
Regan Standing
Shanan Miles
Kerin McDonald
Russell Best
Kim Abbott
Jako Bekker
Robbie Atatoa
Farah Mohammed
Tanja Allen

Allied Staff

Nicola Mihaere
Adrian Pooley