Ian Pope


Ian is Australia's one of most successful coaches in history with having coached swimmers to over 50 medals at Olympic and World Championship level. The coach of Olympic medallists Grant Hackett , Michael Klim, Giaan Rooney, Matt Targett and Matt Welsh. Since 1998 Ian has coached a gold medallist at 7 successive World Championships and a medallist at 4 consecutive Olympic Games. Ian receives high commendation for his coaching abilities winning the Australian Swimming Coach of the Year in 2003, the VicSport Coach of the Year in 2006 and 2010 for all sports. He also was elected as the Victorian Swimming Coach of the Year for 11 years. Ian knows what it takes in getting the best in individuals and teams. He shares his vast knowledge from wellbeing health to how build a team culture so that people are aligned to their values and the values of the people that work alongside them. He can show you how the same plans to success for great athletes work in building people's lives. Ian is available for keynote addresses, guest speaker appearances, workshops and corporate days.