Austin Smith (BExSci, AEP, ESSA)
Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach
‘Aussie’ has introduced a combined background of sports prescription and clinical rehabilitation to Pinnacle Performance. He has been involved with high level Rugby from a young age and developed his skills training at Premier Division (UQ), state (Queensland U19) and national (Australian 7’s) levels. To complement his training, Aussie completed his Bachelor degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology at The University of Queensland and is a qualified accredited Clinical Exercise Physiologist under ESSA.
Aussie has had a wide range of exercise prescription experience, ranging from hospital setting rehabilitation and aged care, to elite athlete Strength and Conditioning (Queensland Reds, 2012). He is qualified to work with ‘high risk populations’ and is able to train people with all metabolic, cardiovascular, pulmonary and musculoskeletal conditions. Due to his experience in these fields Aussie is able to practice relevant risk stratification and testing to train all clientele. He brings energy and enthusiasm into his prescription and will propel you forward with target driven, research based prescription.