August 18, 2022

Dr Jake Michael

Kate Newton

Jake is one of our High-Performance lecturers and the current head coach of the NSW Institute of Sport sprint kayak team. A former sport scientist with the NSW Institute of Sport, Jake has lectured extensively with UTS and ACPE before joining the ICA team. Jake completed his PhD at the University of Sydney (biomechanics) and is an accredited High-Performance Manager & Sports Scientist with ESSA (Exercise & Sports Science Australia). One of Jake’s career highlights came in 2021 where he coached several members of the Australian Sprint Kayak team to gold medals at the Paralympic Games in Japan.