Skate Australia is the National Sporting Organisation for Skate Sports including Skateboarding, recognised by Sport Australia, the Australian Olympic Committee and the international federation, World Skate.
Founded in 1962, Skate Australia works in partnership with its affiliated State Skating Associations to bring together the diverse and active sports of Artistic Skating, Inline Downhill, Inline Freestyle, Inline Hockey, Inline Speed, Rink Hockey, Roller Derby, Roller Freestyle, Skateboarding Downhill and Street Luge, Skateboarding Vert and the Olympic Disciplines of Skateboarding Park and Street.
The sport is governed by a board of seven Directors with a vision to promote and support the development of skate sports at all levels.
The Board is supported by a full time Chief Executive Officer. Details of the board can be found here.
Skate Australia has four core business units: Executive, High-Performance Skateboarding, Finance and Membership, and Integrity. We are a small team taking on the big task of managing five sport disciplines and one Olympic Sport.
From L-R: Debbie Savage, Will Stoyles, David Aitken, Kat Williams, Gavin Macdonald, Caitlin Honey, Beau Mitchell, Luke Macdonald (rear), Tommy Fynn (front), Ellie Daley. Absent: Lee Brown, Jodie Purves
Skateboard High Performance
High-Performance Operations Lead: Ellie Daley
High-Performance Pathways Manager: Luke Macdonald
QAS Gen-32 Coach: Tommy Fynn
Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement: Kat Williams
National Performance Pathways Coach: Beau Mitchell
National Performance Pathways Coach: Will Stoyles
Performance Systems Lead: David Aitken
CEO: Dr. Caitlin Honey
Head of Strategy and Skateboard Operations: Gavin Macdonald
High-Performance Manager: Deb Savage
Finance and Membership
Finance and Membership: Lee Brown
National Integrity Manager: Jodie Purves