Who is John Quinn?

Who is John Quinn?2017-12-18T16:07:32+00:00

A widely respected leader in the elite coaching field with experience across a diverse range of sports along with extensive expertise in allied health.

John’ s career has spanned more than 30 years. He has worked with many of Australian’s leading athletes and coaches across sports as diverse as track and field, swimming, AFL, rugby league, tennis, cricket, bobsleigh and soccer.
Just a few of John’s accomplishments include:

    • Sprints and relay coach for the Australian track and field team at the 2000
      Sydney Olympic Games
    • Head fitness coach and High Performance Manager for Essendon Football
      Club (AFL) 1998 – 2008.
    • Australian fitness coach for two International Rules Series – Australia and
      Ireland (AFL)
    •  High Performance Manager of Greater Western Sydney Giants Football Club
      (AFL) 2010 – 2014.
    • Head Conditioner with the Socceroos in 2006 in a friendly competition in
      Kuwait
    • High Performance Coach for AFL All Stars Team 2010.
    • Strength and Conditioning coach in the Indian Cricket League 2009
    • Academy Director – GWS Giants Football Club (AFL) 2015 –
    • Director QESS – Exercise Physiology Services (Sydney & Melbourne) 2015

In 2014 John was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease – Limbic Encephalitis. This initial prognosis from this condition was one of dire consequence. After months in hospital and professional care, John emerged from this condition with an even stronger determination for changing peoples lives.

This saw John return to GWS Giants in the role of Academy Director. He also established two separate Exercise Physiology Clinics – one in Sydney and the other in Melbourne. In an Australian first, John is also employed at two
private schools as an Exercise Physiologist and acts as a service provider and mentor to students and staff at these colleges.

Highly regarded in the sport and fitness industry, John’s involvement with some of Australia’s most elite sports people along with his own inspiring health battle, has made his expertise highly sought-after by both sporting teams and businesses alike.