Mark is a Firmware Engineer in our Melbourne office, assisting with the design and manufacturing at the intersection of our hardware and software solutions for our elite users.
Mark has experience working with PCB layout and design, embedded systems programming, and developing Windows applications (C#). Mark previously worked as an Embedded Design Engineer at Diverse Electronic Solutions Pty Ltd.
Marnie is a Software Engineer integral in the development of OpenField out of our Melbourne office, with a particular focus on the reporting functions and ensuring the software platform is working as systematically and efficiently as possible.
Marnie has an extensive background with reporting engines, has worked internationally in Canada and the United Kingdom, and is a fitness enthusiast that encourages the team to keep active.
Matt is our Product Support Technician for the EMEA region, working closely with our clients around Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the support of their data collection and analysis.
Matt joined Catapult from Prozone Sports, where he was a Product Support Team Leader and Product Support Technician for their soccer clients, and was previously an Advanced Microsoft ICT Apprentice with BBC.
Michael is our APAC Product Performance Technician in the Melbourne headquarters, responsible for communicating with clients regarding support issues and helping advance their use of Catapult, as well as helping with field testing and development of products.
Michael joins us from Carlton FC (AFL), where he was a Sports Science Analyst for over three years, and has only spent two weeks in Europe despite holding a European passport.
When not in the Leeds office, Michael is on the road assisting sports scientists and helping clients make better decisions based on Catapult data.
Michael joined us from Prozone Sports, where he was a Performance Analyst and Sports Scientist and an integral member of their Performance Lab, and has played cricket against Callum Ferguson, Aaron Redmond, Shane Harwood and Friedel de Wet - the latter two knocking out his off-stump for a duck.
Michael is a Software Engineer (C++) in our Melbourne office, responsible for developing and implementing new features to ensure continual improvement for our OpenField analytics platform.
Michael was previously a Senior Software Engineer at XDT Pty Ltd, Software Engineer at Thomson Grass Valley, Senior Software Engineer at Stratalight Communications, Software Engineer at JDSU Uniphase, and Software Engineer at Adacel.
Michael is a Melbourne-based programmer and a critical part of our software development team, working closely on OpenField and ClearSky.
Michael was previously a Senior Programmer at Creative Product Design and Programmer at THQ Bluetongue, where he did programming work for hardware resource limited systems, profiling/optimisation, real-time computer graphics, and stereoscopic rendering for 3D televisions.
Mike is a sports scientist based in our Leeds office involved with technical support, client education and application, and working with users to maximise their understanding and potential with the technology.
Mike joined us from our UK distributor, Perform Better, where he had extensive use of Catapult. He is a former junior international volleyball player and is now a keen surfer who likes to tie his enjoyment of the waves in to his passion for travel and exploration.
Miranda is our UK-based Business Administrator, working closely with our sports science staff in executing regional marketing initiatives.
Miranda undertook an MSc degree in Sports Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University and is currently studying for an MPhil in the mechanics of the breast to alleviate exercise-induced pain. Miranda also has a Bachelor of Exercise Science from Aberystwyth University.
Mohammed is a Data Scientist based in Catapult's Chicago office, developing big data fueled insights and solutions for our clients.
Mohammed completed his PhD in high energy physics at the University of Florida. His focus throughout his graduate and postgraduate education was on modeling the building blocks of matter from the data collected at the Large Hadron Collider.
Monica is our HR Manager for North America, based in Chicago. She oversees all US employee relations and recruitment, while also supporting global HR initiatives.
Monica is an HR specialist, with certifications from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). Previously she was the HR Team Lead for The Jacobson Group, where she supported more than 400 employees, and a Corporate Recruiter for Groupon.
Nam is a Mobile App Developer in our Melbourne office, working on OpenField applications and developments. As well as working on the reporting functions of the software, Nam is involved in the development of future mobile applications.
Nam has a Bachelor of Software Engineering in Computer Software Engineering from Deakin University, and previously worked as a Software Developer at Discount Domain Name Service.
Nate is a Sports Performance Manager for the Northeast region of the US. He is focused on managing current clients, as well as expanding our professional and collegiate client base in the region.
Prior to joining Catapult, Nate played professional soccer for 7 years in the US and Sweden. He was an Executive/Technical Director for soccer academies in China and New Zealand. Nate and his wife have two children, Nyla and Adler.
Nawaf is Catapult's Accountant for the APAC region. A former external auditor for Crowe Horwath, Nawaf has commenced his CPA qualification in Australia. He earned his Bachelor of Commerce and Administration at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Born in Kuwait, Nawaf lived in Iraq, Jordan and New Zealand before settling in Australia. He enjoys weight lifting, cycling, hiking and swimming as well as photography.
Nick is a Sports Performance Associate based in our Chicago office. He works primarily with elite high school and youth program.
Nick is a graduate of the University of Arizona, where he earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Prior to joining Catapult, Nick found success in ticket sales for professional sports teams on the West coast. When he's not working, Nick enjoys snowboarding and mountain biking.
Patricia is a Product Technician in our Melbourne office, preparing quality and manufacturing documentation, testing hardware, maintaining service and repair protocols, and assisting in the development of engineering solutions testing of prototypes.
Patricia was previously a Lab Technician at Elektrika Pty Ltd, and held several account executive roles in Colombia after graduating from the Universal Institute of Technology UIT.
Paul is our Head of Europe, responsible for driving business development in the key UK and European markets. Paul delivered innovative ways of assessing performance during his 13-year tenure with Prozone Sports as Head of Analysis Services, UK Account Manager and Senior Account Manager.
Paul also served as Senior Performance Analyst for Middlesbrough FC when they won the 2004 Carling Cup and achieving the club's highest ever top flight finish.
Paul is our Business Development Manager for the APAC region, working particularly with Australian football teams and Catapult partners around Asia.
Paul was previously Sales Director at Sky Technologies, Sales Executive for Data Systems International and Account Manager at IBM Australia. Prior to his professional career, Paul played for Hawthorn FC (AFL) for over 11 years and won the 1991 Norm Smith Medal in a Hawthorn premiership.
Penny is an accountant in our Melbourne headquarters, managing all European accounts.
Penny is one of Catapult's longest-serving employees and plays an integral role in the culture of the company and enhancing the professionalism of our Australian team. Penny doesn't follow any sports teams ("I know, I shouldn't be working here"), loves holidays with her family, and was a nurse for 15 years before going on maternity leave and becoming a bookkeeper.
Rhonda is a Non-Executive Director, having held the positions of Chairman and President of Novell Asia Pacific, a global provider of Information Technology.
Rhonda was awarded the Victorian Telstra Business Woman of the Year in 1999, was Managing Director of the Australian Call Centre of the Year-winning Global Customer Solutions, is the Founding Chairman of the Victorian Women in ICT network, and is Chairman of the Victorian Government Purchasing Board.
Richard is General Manager at CRC Recruitment, the firm responsible for all Catapult career opportunities. He has been in his current position for over 18 years, bringing expertise in new business development, account management, recruitment and management to finding superstars for the Catapult team.
Richard and his team bring a wealth of knowledge and professionalism to our recruitment and human resources departments.
Rob is Head of Software Development, overseeing OpenField's engineering. He was previously an Executive Producer and Project Director at THQ, a developer of product for video game consoles.
Rob also served as Creative Director at LucasArts Entertainment Company, where he was an integral part of George Lucas' video game development. He was the project lead for 'Star Wars: Episode 1' and designed and wrote several games that sold in the millions.
Roderick is Sports Performance Manager for the Southeast of the United States, overseeing all professional and collegiate accounts in the region.
As a strength coach for over 13 years prior to joining Catapult, Roderick has coached over 60 athletes who were drafted by NFL and NBA teams. During that period, Roderick was Co-Director of Strength and Conditioning at Florida International University, as well as Associate Head Strength Coach at the University of Tennessee.
Ryan is our Director of Business Operations for North America, overseeing our regional technical support, sports science, and data science departments, with a product development link back to Australia.
Ryan joined Catapult from STATS LLC, where he held positions as Associate Vice President, Director of Baskebtall Products, Director of Marketing, and US Sport Product Manager. Ryan has an MBA from DePaul University.
Sarah is a Sports Data Scientist in our Chicago office, greatly enhancing the specificity and intelligence of the data obtainable from our technology.
Sarah earned her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University, where she helped develop a validated computational biomechanical model of the thumb. Sarah has had six peer-reviewed articles published and has a patent for a diagnostic device for determining mechanical integrity of bone.
Shaun is the CEO, Co-Founder and strategic leader of Catapult's global operations. Shaun started Catapult after obtaining government grants from the Australian Institute of Sport and negotiating the IP license from the Cooperative Research Centres (CRC).
Inventor of eight patents in athlete tracking, Shaun was previously Technology Development Manager at CRC, working in biotechnology, telecommunications and environmental MEMS sensing for viticulture.
Shawn is our Product Performance Technician in the Chicago office, managing all inventory, maintaining logistics and scheduling for installations and upgrades, supporting clients, and managing domestic and international product shipping.
Shawn was previously a Help Desk Analyst for the Cleveland Cavaliers, a Help Desk Assistant at Stark State College, and a video editor at KOAT-TV and WTWO-TV.
Simona is an accountant in our Melbourne headquarters, overseeing all US accounts and daily financial operations for our Chicago team.
Simona hails from Romania, follows FC Dinamo Bucuresti (Liga 1, Romania), has an MBA in Accounting and Economics from Victoria University, did ballroom dancing for 12 years and in 1999 was runner-up at the European Championships for Latin dances, and is Catapult's unofficial 'plants watering manager'.
Srinjoy is our Global Product Manager, working closely with our US and UK teams from our Melbourne headquarters.
Srinjoy was previously in the IoT/M2M team of Telstra. Prior to that he was at Samsung Mobile and NEC in the UK and Asia. Srinjoy has a postgraduate degree in Business Management and an Honours degree in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering from Monash University.
Steve is our Head of APAC, managing Catapult's objectives for the Asia-Pacific region with a team of dedicated staff out of the Melbourne office. Steve was previously Head of Europe for two years as he spearheaded our UK-based operations for the EMEA regions after starting as a Sports Scientist in Australia.
Steve believes his only claim to fame is that he bowled out Paul Collingwood and Graham Onions in an English T20 match.
Sumith is a Quality Assurance Engineer based in Catapult's Melbourne office, driving web, desktop and mobile software product excellence through QA planning and testing activities.
Sumith has a Masters in Computer Application. He is also certified by the International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB) and is a Microsoft Certified Professional. Prior to Catapult, Sumith was a Senior Engineer at Advanced Micro Devices and a Test Engineer at Gaming Laboratories International.
Tim is a Business Development Manager for Catapult's EMEA team, based in Stuttgart, Germany, and building relationships with prospective clients around Europe.
Tim is CEO of Before Results and Owner of Export.Co, and was previously Associate Partner at CMC Consulting AG, as well as working in several positions in business development. Tim has also has an MBA from the University of Bradford, is a licensed football coach and an ex-semi professional player.
Vijay is our Business Development Manager for the Middle East and the GCC. Vijay is also the Owner and Executive Director of VR8 Sports Performance Consultancy.
Vijay was previously the Head of Nutrition for Aureas Sports Management, Director of Nutrition for Bespoke Wellness, Nutrition Account Manager at Mefitpro, Health and Fitness Project Manager at SPark LLC, and Head of Nutrition at u energy.