Podcast Interviews

Lachlan Wilmot (Athletes Authority): Bringing Professional support to the Semi Pro and Developing athlete.

Lachlan Wilmot has been working in the fitness industry going on 17 years, working with both the general population and elite level athletes. After completing a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Lachlan continued his education, completing his Honours thesis in Sports Science. Lachlan spent 8 years as the Senior Athletic Performance Coach specialising in strength and power at the GWS Giants AFL Club based in Sydney, after previous involvement with the AIS-AFL Academy and NSW/ACT AFL Academy. Lachlan then moved across to the Parramatta Eels NRL Club to take on the role of High-Performance Manager. After 2 seasons at the club he made the decision to transition into his private company Athletes Authority. Lachlan is currently the Director of Coaching and Performance at Athletes Authority in Sydney, a company that specialises in athlete development and coach education. Lachlan also currently sits on the board of directors for the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association.

In this episode Lachlan discusses:

  • His very unique job interview for the GWS Giants role.
  • His Presuasion, Persuasion and Prosuasion model for networking and building your career.
  • How they built Athlete’s Authority.
  • An overview of the oustanding facility and services they offer.
  • Why individualised programming may not be as beneficial as we think.
  • How connection and community is at the heart of what they do.
  • Why the discriminate on an athlete’s attitude rather than performance level.

You can listen to the episode in full here.

You can follow Athletes Authority via their website: www.athletesauthority.com.au and via their Instagram: @athletesauthority . You can follow Lachlan on Instagram: @performancecoach_wilmot and Twitter: @lachlan_wilmot.

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