Sport Leadership and Management department

AUT's highly ranked Sport Leadership and Management department has staff who have worldwide experience and close links with local, regional, national and international sporting bodies and events.

The Sport Leadership and Management department is part of sport and recreation at AUT.

Research in sport and recreation

We conduct both empirical and theoretically driven research in the areas of sport development, governance, event and facilities management, leadership, and sport marketing and sponsorship.

More about our research

Research associations

Our multi-disciplinary research team conducts high impact research related to applied physical performance.

Steph Murray
Henry Watt
Teigan Bond
Mel Johnston
Sophie Parker

Contact us

Gaye Bryham
Head of Department
Sport Leadership and Management
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 7739

gaye.bryham@aut.ac.nz

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Feeling the Tokyo Heat
15 Apr, 2021
Top Kiwi athletes training for the Olympics under AUT’s Professor Andrew Kilding and other sport scientists.
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AUT expertise behind Emirates Team NZ
25 Mar, 2021
AUT researchers Dr Dan Plews and Dr Adam Storey played an integral part in the New Zealand syndicate’s resounding success in retaining the America's Cup.
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Analysis of Kiwis’ physical activity
10 Feb, 2021
A series of global report cards on physical activity shows New Zealanders increased their level of physical activity by six percent between 2015 and 2019.
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School sport on TV takes a toll
29 Sep, 2020
A deal to televise and live stream more secondary school sports has attracted significant debate.
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Wellington Phoenix partnership
17 Sep, 2020
AUT partners with the Wellington Phoenix on sport education
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