Sportspeople Recruitment and NRG2Perform Launch the active CEO Podcast and Video Series

Sportspeople Recruitment are excited to announce a new partnership with NRG2Perform, to bring Australia and New Zealand’s premier sport CEO’s and leaders stories to life through the Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast and Video series.

Launching on Tuesday 7 May, a new Podcast and Video will be released each month, on the Sportspeople Recruitment, Sportspeople Job Market and NRG2Perform website and social media channels.

“Inspiring the next generation of leaders and supporting CEO’s to deliver high performance in their organisations and companies is something NRG2Perform is really passionate about,” said Craig Johns, CEO of NRG2Perform.

“Partnering with Sportspeople Recruitment, to produce the active CEO podcast and video series, ensures we can efficiently use resources to bring to life the amazing Australia and New Zealand sport CEO and leadership stories, insights and helpful tips.”

Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer, Commonwealth Games Australia CEO Craig Phillips, and Netball New Zealand CEO Jennie Wyllie highlight the first guests on the 45-60 minute Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast series, delving into their sport industry careers, leadership strengths, lessons learnt, delivering excellence in a sport organization or business, and living an active and healthy lifestyle.

The ten-minute Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO video series will include ten questions focusing on the sport CEO or Leader’s ‘why’, the future of sport, advice for the next generation sport leaders, and strategies to deliver high performance as a leader. 

Other guests on the Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Video Series future podcasts include Sydney Football Club’s Danny Townsend, Rowing NSW’s Margot Hanley and Triathlon Queensland’s Tim Harradine.

The Sportspeople Recruitment active CEO Podcast and Video’s will be hosted by NRG2Perform’s Craig Johns and Ben Gathercole, who are both passionate leaders and coaches who thrive on helping people build high performance environments and educating the next generation of leaders.


Craig Johns is a keynote speaker, author, entrepreneur, coach and CEO who has 23 years global experience working in the sport, health, mind, education and hospitality industries. He has worked in five countries across three continents as a National Triathlon Team Head Coach; Senior Executive at Thanyapura, the world’s leading integrative sport, health, mind, education and hospitality facility; Aquatics Director at the top International Schools, and is currently the Executive Director of Triathlon ACT, CEO of NRG2Perform and writing Breaking The CEO Code.

Ben Gathercole, the Performance Manager of Cameron Hill Porsche Carrera Cup Team, is an Olympic, Commonwealth Games and World Championship winning triathlon coach with over 30 year’s experience in coaching, high performance and leading teams. He owns his own Learn-to-Swim program, performance coaching business, authored the book Better Than Winning and has worked most recently with Triathlon Australia and the ACT Brumbies Super Rugby Team in the capacity of team director.

Sportspeople Recruitment is Australia’s and New Zealand’s most respected recruitment specialist operating in the sport, fitness and aquatic sector. As the first sports specialist agency in Australia and New Zealand, Sportspeople Recruitment has been the market leader since 1996, successfully filling roles across the entire career spectrum, from entry level to top tier executive.

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