Lynne O'Malley

Lynne O'Malley

Principal Academic Staff Member

Contact info



  • B.Sc (Physiol)
  • B.Ph.Ed
  • Master of Sports and Ex Sc

Greatest strengths

My curiosity – I have a strong desire to keep learning. My experience – I have a diverse background within the industry. My belief in the value of the subject and desire to impart my knowledge onto others. Another important strength of mine is that I don’t judge other people.

Relevant experience

I have worked in many positions relating to sport science and human performance. I have been an elite strength and conditioning trainer, a personal trainer, a business owner, worked in corporate health, a gym manager, an aqua aerobics instructor and an exercise to music instructor. 

  • Worked with more than 50 international athletes over the last 20 years
  • Netball, Basketball, Touch, Hockey, Cricket
  • Assessor Fitness NZ Personal Trainer of the year
  • Lynne O’Malley & Associates, Redicare and Anglesea Clinic 1990-2000, Sports/Executive Fitness Specialists
  • Manager Womens Health Centre 3 years

Fitness Trainer Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic 2003-2013 

Winners ANZ Championship 2012 Top NZ Team 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

ANZ Championships finalists: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Winners National Bank Cup:2005,2006

Waikato NPC Netball – Fitness Trainer 2003-2006

National Provincial Champions 2003, 2004, 2006

Runners up 2005


  • SESNZ full member
  • Physical Conditioning
  • Australian Strength & Conditioning Association member




Areas of expertise

Industry experience, affiliations and achievements

Research activity

Select publications

What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?

What do you love about your area?

Tell us about your experience in the industry

What keeps you busy outside of Media Arts?