Professor Rob Aughey

Victoria University

Rob is an expert in the design, monitoring and interpretation of training and training load in athletes built over two decades as an applied sport scientist and coach.
Rob leads Victoria University’s work with FIFA in validating athlete tracking systems and their assessment against a professional standard – the first of its type in the world. Rob currently works closely with FIFA, the AFL, professional football teams in the AFL and Super Rugby whilst satisfying his training design and interpretation urges working with elite rowers, cyclists and swimmers through multiple projects with the Victorian Institute of Sport. Rob has obtained nearly $3 million in competitive research funding, has supervised 15 PhD students to successful completions, has over 80 publications and an H-index of 28.