Carol Fox

Director of Sport
Gold Coast, Australia

Carol enjoys working in Australia and Internationally teaching concepts from her book “Confident Communication for Leaders – how to communicate confidently with anyone, anywhere, anytime”

President/ Chair - Women Sport Australia
Author- Confident Communication for Leaders.
AFR 100 Women of Influence 2019

With over 40 years of activity in Australian Sport, Carols extensive experience ranges from grassroots level to elite levels as an athlete, coach, manager, sports administrator, university lecturer, mentor and leadership workshop facilitator.

Carol has worked with thousands of people in her roles as an Executive Coach, Conference Speaker and Facilitator in the Personal & Professional Development Industry collaborating with all levels of Sport, Government, Not for Profit and Corporate Clients teaching concepts from her book – “Confident Communication for Leaders”.

A trailblazer in surf lifesaving, Carol was Victoria’s first female Surf Lifesaving Paid Lifeguard, and she also lobbied to race alongside men in surf lifesaving events (including the ironman event) due to the lack of opportunity for women at the time, becoming the first female to win a state medal in the Belt Race.

Her Master’s thesis: “Women’s Perceived Barriers to Elite Coaching Positions in Australian Sport” was used by the Australian Sports Commission when determining policies for women in sport in the 90’s

As President / Chair of Women Sport Australia (WSA) since 2015, Carol and the board have contributed to the successful increased exposure of women in sport, advocating for equality in all areas

Other positions:

Lorne SLSC Secretary and Life Member
Mentor Life Saving Victoria – Young Leaders Program
Victoria University – Women in Sport Ambassador
ICC T20 World Cup 2020 - Champion
Chair - Football Victoria Standing Committee review of Competition for Women & Girls
Mentor AFLVic – “She Can coach” Program
Patron – AFL Premiership Players Club


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Brighton Victoria 3186, Australia

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