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 gained his PhD in the field of sports coach learning from the University of Queensland, having been awarded the first Queensland Academy of Sport PhD research scholarship. Steven has worked with UQ HMS and the Australian Sports Commission as a research officer investigating coach learning in the National Coaching Scholarship Program and is currently involved as a research fellow on a Laureus Sport for Good Foundation project being run through the Indigenous Sport Program (Australian Sports Commission). Steven also works with Cricket Australia contributing to coach education and development projects. Steven teaches undergraduate and graduate students in sports coaching. He is a registered Health and Physical Education Teacher and also coaches junior and masters track cyclists.

Research Interests

  • Steven has a range of research interests related to coach learning and Indigenous populations in physical activity settings.
    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
  • Learning in other physical workplaces
  • Social capital and Indigenous sporting programs

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philiosphy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours Class 1, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • 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. 283-298) 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.

  • 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

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Completed Supervision