Associate Professor Steven Rynne

Associate Professor

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
s.rynne@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69977

Overview

Dr. Steven Rynne is an Associate Professor and Program Convenor for Sports Coaching with the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences and is an affiliate appointment with the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health at The University of Queensland, Australia. The major theme that runs throughout Steven’s work is learning in sport. Within this broad theme he has worked and conducted research with a variety of peak domestic and international sporting bodies aimed at fostering high performance through learning (e.g. how elite coaches learn their craft) and understanding outcomes for sport participants (e.g. sport for reconciliation). Steven teaches undergraduate and graduate students, is a cycling coach and registered HPE teacher, and has been immersed in junior and community sport settings for more than two decades.

Research Interests

  • Steven has a range of research interests related to coach learning and Indigenous sport.
    In particular, he is interested in:
  • The work of high performance coaches
  • Coaching knowledge and learning to coach
  • Australian Institutes and Academies of Sport as workplaces
  • Indigenous sporting programs

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor (Honours), The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Mallett, Clifford J., Rynne, Steven B. and O'Brien, Katherine A (2024). Quality in (Performance) Coach Development. The Routledge Handbook of Coach Development in Sport. (pp. 197-207) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003160939-16

  • Rynne, Steven B. and Crudgington, Bob (2024). Sport as a Learning Setting. The Routledge Handbook of Coach Development in Sport. (pp. 123-131) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003160939-10

  • Rynne, Steven B. and Mallett, Clifford J. (2024). The Routledge Handbook of Coach Development in Sport. New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003160939

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Mallett, Clifford J., Rynne, Steven B. and O'Brien, Katherine A (2024). Quality in (Performance) Coach Development. The Routledge Handbook of Coach Development in Sport. (pp. 197-207) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003160939-16

  • Rynne, Steven B. and Crudgington, Bob (2024). Sport as a Learning Setting. The Routledge Handbook of Coach Development in Sport. (pp. 123-131) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003160939-10

  • Rynne, Steven B., Blackett, Alex and Chroni, Stiliani 'Ani' (2024). What Forms of Learning in Sport Coaching are Valued, Valuable, or ‘Rubbish’?. The Routledge Handbook of Coach Development in Sport. (pp. 405-419) New York: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003160939-30

  • Giles, Audrey, Gardam, Kevin, Millington, Rob, Rynne, Steven and Hayhurst, Lyndsay (2022). The extractives industry, Indigenous communities and the use of sport, recreational and cultural programs in catastrophic environments. Sport and Physical Activity in Catastrophic Environments. (pp. 54-70) London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003225065-5

  • Rynne, Steven, O'Brien, Katherine and Callary, Bettina (2021). Roles of masters coaches at and around competitions and events. Coaching masters athletes: advancing research and practice in adult sport. (pp. 137-150) edited by Bettina Callary, Bradley Young and Scott Rathwell. New York, NY, United States: Routledge.

  • Mallett, Cliff , Rynne, Steven and Trudel, Pierre (2020). The continuing education of the coach: a lifelong journey. Sport Coaches' Handbook. (pp. 239-258) edited by Dan Gould and Cliff Mallett. Champaign, IL, United States: Human Kinetics .

  • Grey, Mathew, Mallett, Clifford J., O'Brien, Katherine A. and Rynne, Steven B. (2020). High performance coaches. The Routledge international encyclopedia of sport and exercise psychology. (pp. 343-358) edited by Dieter Hackfort and Robert Schinke. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315187228-24

  • Rynne, Steven B., Rossi, Tony, Giles, Audrey and Currey, Carl (2019). Becoming an agent of change: key strategies for the development of coaches in Indigenous Sport for Development contexts. Coach education and development in sport: instructional strategies. (pp. 260-271) edited by Betty Callary and Brian Gearity. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Rynne, S. B., Crudgington, B. and Mallett, C. J. (2019). The coach as mentor. Professional advances in sports coaching: research and practice. (pp. 228-247) edited by Richard Thelwell and Matt Dicks. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781351210980-15

  • Culver, Diane, Holder, Darren and Rynne, Steven B. (2019). Travel-based learning: study tours for high performance coaches. Coach Education and Development in Sport: Instructional Strategies. (pp. 129-140) edited by Betty Callary and Brian Gearity. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Giles, A., Rynne, S. B., Hayhurst, L. and Rossi, T. (2018). Canada and Australia: SDP and Indigenous people. Routledge Handbook for Sport for Development and Peace. (pp. 453-463) edited by Holly Collison , Simon C. Darnell, Richard Giulianotti and P. David Howe. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315455174

  • Rynne, Steven, Crudgington, Robert, Dickinson, Rebecca K. and Mallett, Clifford J. (2017). On the (potential) value of coaching. Routledge handbook of talent identification and development in sport. (pp. 285-300) edited by Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer and Nick Wattie. Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315668017-20

  • Rynne, Steven B., Mallett, Clifford J. and Rabjohns, Martin W. O. (2016). High performance coaching: demands and development. The psychology of sports coaching: research and practice. (pp. 114-126) edited by Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood and Iain Greenlees. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315689210-9

  • Mallett, Clifford J. and Rynne, Steven (2015). Changing role of coaches across development. Routledge handbook of sport expertise. (pp. 394-403) edited by Joseph Baker and Damian Farrow. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315776675-34

  • Mallett, Clifford J., Emmett, Matthew and Rynne, Steven (2015). Mentoring high performance athletes. Mentoring in physical education and sports coaching. (pp. 172-179) edited by Fiona C. Chambers. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315797687-19

  • Mallett, Clifford, Rynne, Steven and Dickens, Sue (2013). Developing high performance coaching craft through work and study. Routledge handbook of sports coaching. (pp. 463-475) edited by Paul Potrac, Wade Gilbert and Jim Denison. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780203132623

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision