PODCAST: Gold Coast Gold Ep2 – Lisa Alexander


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Hosted by Dave Culbert



Delving into all things Commonwealth Games between now and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

We recap the week that was, chat to a Games star of the past, present or future and take a look at the week ahead for our Commonwealth Games aspirants.

EPISODE 2: Lisa Alexander


Lisa Alexander is the coach of Australian Diamonds Netball team who has successfully taken the country to the Commonwealth Games and World Championships.

Awarded Australian Coach of the Year in 2015, Lisa Alexander has a reputation for her drive, professionalism and innovative approach to coaching.

Lisa joined our host Dave Culbert on the podcast to discuss her journey as a leader, thoughts on the launch of the Super Netball league and Gold Coast 2018 team selection.

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