We are thrilled to welcome Ryan, a highly experienced event management specialist in the world of major sporting events and venue logistics.
With a proven track record in planning and executing internationally recognised events, as a Senior Leader, Ryan not only builds and grows complex teams but also nurtures vital community, government, and partner relationships to ensure seamless collaboration towards shared success. His agility in thinking on his feet and proactive approach to managing all scenarios with precision is truly commendable.
Ryan's expertise spans project and budget management, venue and event operations, and top-notch spectator services for world-class multi-sport games and international competitions.
He also excels in running state-of-the-art facilities while leading by example with his unwavering passion and commitment to sports, mass events, and the communities that support them.
His impressive experience includes working on prestigious events such as the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, British Universities & Colleges Sport, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, and Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games.
We are privileged to have Ryan Koolen join our teaching team, and we can't wait to learn from his wealth of knowledge and experience. Welcome aboard, Ryan!