Steve Wills

Steve Wills

Senior Academic Staff member and Degree Coordinator

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What do you love about your job?

I love the constant exposure to new ideas about sport and exercise in our centre and how current and former students incorporate this new knowledge into their work.

What do you enjoy most about being a tutor?

I enjoy seeing the students grow, and they almost seem to be different people when they leave.

What is your experience in the industry?

As a mental skills trainer, I have attended the Olympics and World Championships in various sports.  Some of the sports and organisations I have worked with are:

  • Athletics NZ
  • NZ Wheelchair Rugby
  • NZ Diving
  • Magic Netball
  • Equestrian showjumping
  • Waikato Rowing
  • Waikato University Hillary Scholarship athletes
  • Rowing
  • Hockey
  • Cricket

What are your qualifications and educational background?

  • BSocSci (Psychology)
  • BSpLS with First Class Honours (Sport Psychology)
  • MSpLS (Sport Psychology)




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