Dr Steven Rynne

Senior Lecturer

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Affiliate Senior Lecturer

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
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

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2017) Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Rynne, Steven B., Mallett, Clifford J. and Rabjohns, Martin W. O. (2017). High performance coaching: demands and development. In Richard Thelwell, Chris Harwood and Iain Greenlees (Ed.), The Psychology of Sports Coaching: Research and Practice (pp. 114-126) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Rynne, Steven, Crudgington, Robert, Dickinson, Rebecca K. and Mallett, Clifford J. (2017). On the (potential) value of coaching. In Joseph Baker, Stephen Cobley, Jörg Schorer and Nick Wattie (Ed.), Routledge handbook of talent identification and development in sport (pp. 283-298) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Mallett, Clifford J. and Rynne, Steven (2015). Changing role of coaches across development. In Joseph Baker and Damian Farrow (Ed.), Routledge handbook of sport expertise (pp. 394-403) London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Mallett, Clifford J., Emmett, Matthew and Rynne, Steven (2015). Mentoring high performance athletes. In Fiona C. Chambers (Ed.), Mentoring in physical education and sports coaching (pp. 172-179) London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

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

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Mallett, Clifford J. and Rynne, Steven B. (2009). Agency and affordances in high performance coaches' learning. In: Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Sportif and/et ICCE Global Coach Conference Vancouver 2009 Coaching Research Abstracts. Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Sportif and/et ICCE Global Coach Conference Vancouver 2009, Vancouver, (125). 9-13 November, 2009.

  • Rynne, Steven B. and Mallett, Clifford J. (2009). Preparation of future national coaches: National coaching scholarship program. In: Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Sportif and/et ICCE Global Coach Conference Vancouver 2009 Coaching Research Abstracts. Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Sportif and/et ICCE Global Coach Conference Vancouver 2009, Vancouver, (139). 9-13 November, 2009.

  • Simjanovic, M., Hooper, S., Leveritt, M., Kellmann, M. and Rynne, S. (2009). The use and perceived effectiveness of recovery modalities and monitoring techniques in elite sport. In: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport: 2008 ASICS Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport: Program and Abstracts. 2008 ASICS Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Hamilton Island, Qld, Australia, (S22-S22). 16-18 October, 2008. doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2008.12.057

  • Rynne, Steven (2008). Coaches work and how they learn. In: 2nd Annual Evolution of the Athlete: Coach Education Conference, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia, (). 26 -28 October 2008.

  • Rynne, Steven (2008). The learning and mentoring of high performance coaches in Australian sport. In: The Global Conference for the 10th Anniversary of the Korea Coaching Development Center, Hoseo University, Seoul, Korea, (). 7-9 November, 2008.

  • Rynne, S., Mallett, C. and Tinning, R. (2008). Understanding QAS coaches' learning at work through affordances and agency. In: T. Rossi, P. Hay, L. McCuaig, R. Tinning and D. Macdonald, AIESEP2008 World Congress: Sport Pedagogy Research, Policy and Practice: International Perspectives in Physical Education and Sports Coaching. North meets South; East meets West, Sapporo, Japan, (xx-xx). 21-24 January, 2008.

  • Kellmann, M. and Rynne, S. (2007). Coaches Training and Education in Australia. In: Abstracts: 1st International Workshop for Coaching Excellence: Pathways to Coaching Excellence. 1st International Workshop for Coaching Excellence: Pathways to Coaching Excellence, Trainerakademie Köln, Koln, Germany, (Online-Online). 11-12 December 2007.

  • Mallett, C. and Rynne, S. (2007). Formal versus informal coach education: an Australian perspective. In: ICCE International Master Class, Beijing Sport University, Beijing, China, (). August, 2007.

  • Rynne, S. (2007). Opportunities and engagement: Coach learning at the Queensland Academy of Sport. In: 2007 ICCE Global Coach Conference, Beijing, China, (). 30 August - 3 September, 2007.

  • Rynne, S. (2007). Research and coach development: Using action research. In: Evolution of the Athlete: Coach Education and Athlete Development Conference, Brisbane, University of Queensland, (). 3-6 June, 2007.

  • Rynne, S., Mallett, C. J. and Tinning, R. I. (2006). High performance sport coaching: Workplaces as sites for learning. In: CISC2006 Conference Organising Committee, 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference Program and Abstracts. 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference CISC2006, Melbourne, Vic, Australia, (182-182). 9-12 March, 2006.

  • Cassidy, T., Rynne, S., Mallett, C. J., Tinning, R. I., Rossi, A. J., Allen, J., Hodge, K., Stanley, S., Bartlett, R. and Cote, J. (2006). The sport coach as learner. In: CISC2006 Conference Organising Committee, 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference Program and Abstracts. 13th Commonwealth International Sport Conference CISC2006, Melbourne, Vic, Australia, (182-182). 9-12 March, 2006.

  • Rynne, S. (2005). Current research in coach education delivery: An Australian perspective. In: Proceedings of the 2005 International Council for Coach Education (ICCE) Global Coach Conference. 2005 International Council for Coach Education (ICCE) Global Coach Conference, Limerick, Ireland, (). 1-4 September, 2005.

  • Mallett, C. J. and Rynne, S. (2005). How well does coach education research inform practice and practice inform research? Postgraduate programs in sports coaching. In: Proceedings of the 2005 International Council for Coach Education (ICCE) Global Coach Conference. 2005 International Council for Coach Education (ICCE) Global Coach Conference, Limerick, Ireland, (). 1-4 September, 2005.

  • Rynne, Steven, Mallett, Cliff and Tinning, Richard (2005). Learning in the workplace: high performance sport coaching. In: P. Hager and G. Hawke, Conference papers: 4th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning. 4th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning, UTS, Sydney, (). 11-14 December 2005.

  • Hooper, S., Dudfield, O., Phillips, M. and Rynne, S. (2004). A multi-disciplinary approach for protecting the health and welfare of young elite athletes. In: V. Klisouras, S. Kellis and I. Mourradtidis, Sport science through the ages: Proceedings of the 2004 Pre-Olympic congress. 2004 Pre-Olympic Congress: Sport Science through the Ages, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, (). 6-11 August, 2004.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision