Edith Cowan University
Sophia Nimphius, PhD is an Associate Professor at Edith Cowan University (ECU), High Performance Manager for Softball Western Australia and current Board Member for the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association. Previously she was the Sport Science Manager at Surfing Australia Hurley High-Performance Centre. She previously served as the Sport Science Manager at Surfing Australia Hurley High-Performance Centre and has been privileged to receive several awards for her contribution to the field such as the 2017 Female Leader in Exercise & Sports Science by Exercise and Sports Science Australia. She has been an invited presenter and researcher nationally and internationally and has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles and several book chapters on the topics of agility, sports biomechanics and diversity for team innovation. She is a passionate advocate for women and minorities in an effort to enhance their representation in high-performance sport positions.