College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
Shane is an internationally recognised award-winning academic, mentor, speaker, & researcher. Since 2006, Shane lectures & undertakes research in physical education, sport coaching & development, curriculum studies, & educational leadership at Flinders University.
Shane has published over 200 research, scholarly & report publications. He has grant success in the research areas of physical education, mental health education, sport coaching, sport for development, coach development, and community sport engagement.
Shane has a demonstrated record in higher education in innovation, new course development and course leadership in Education. He has extensive not for profit education sector board experience.
Google Scholar 2700+ citations, i10-Index 73, H-Index 27 / Research Gate 1610+ citations, H-Index 22.
Shane is regularly called on to work with community, state & national sport organisations on research initiatves, coach education & development, & resource initiatives. He is also regularly called on to work with state & national education bodies on professional development, policy, curriculum, & research initiatives, and he is a sort after speaker, nationally & internationally.
Shane has been awarded Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) Life Member & Fellow status for his distinguished service to the fields of sport, physical education and recreation over many years.
Member: Flinders University Institute for Mental Health & Wellbeing.
Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) South Australian College of Advanced Education
Masters of Educational Leadership: Australian Catholic University
Doctor of Philosophy: University of Tasmania
Level 3 Australian Football (AFL) Accredited Coach.
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education Metzler-Freedman Exemplary Paper Award: 2023
College of Education, Psychology and Social Work Teaching and Learning Research Section Lead 2023-continuing
College of Education, Psychology and Social Work Decolonising the Curriculum Workgroup Chair 2022-continuing
Interim Dean of Education: College of Education, Psychology and Social Work 2022
Academic Supervisor 2019-present
Course Coordinator: Bachelor of Sport, Health & Physical Activity 2014-2020
Sport, Health & Physical Education Discipline Lead 2017-2020
Committee Chair: Bachelor of Sport, Health & Physical Activity Acadamic Programs Advisory Committee 2014-2017
School of Education Research Higher Degree Coordinator 2013-2015
School of Education Middle & Secondary School Degree Coordinator 2011-2013
Workgroup Chair: Middle & Secondary Years of Schooling Curriculum Change, Review & Renewal 2009-2010.
Vice Chancellor’s Award for Doctoral Thesis Excellence - MAR 2021
Membership of Professional Associations
What is quality physical education? with Association of Independent Schools NSW
Sport Development: Hook in for Health with Oceania Hockey
Womens Coaching with Tennis Australia
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