About Liz Hanson

Now the Client Director at Athlete Assessments, Liz looks after their key clients and consultant relationships, as well as manages marketing and new business development. Her slogan is ‘when our clients are successful, we are successful too’.

From Boat to Business

A personal insight into how 4x Olympian Bo Hanson and businesswoman Liz Hanson grew their sports business from an unexpected beginning By Liz Hanson, CEO of Athlete Assessments NAKHE (National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education) asked Liz Hanson to write a feature article for their 2019 Summer Edition Magazine and we thought you’d appreciate [...]

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Elise Ray – Phenomenal First Year as Head Coach

It’s a big deal to turn a team around as a first year Head Coach. It’s an even bigger deal to do this and get your team to the National Championships. And when it’s the first time that team has reached the NCAA Nationals since 1998, well you don’t get much better than that. This is [...]

2017 NASSM Conference: North American Society for Sport Management

From May 31th – June 3rd Athlete Assessments will be exhibiting at the 2017 North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference, presented by the Division of Sport Management at Texas A&M University. Athlete Assessments is excited to be sending our Head of Operations, Laren Dyer, who will be attending the exhibition this year. Laren [...]

SA Recreation and Sport: 2017 Coach Development Program

Professional development for Coaches is critical. And the best Coaches know that to be the best, they must continue to develop professionally. They need to continue seeking opportunities to access new information and network with a diverse range of fellow Coaches. The Australian Government is taking a leading role in providing these kinds of opportunities for [...]

Tim O’Brien – Once, Twice, Three times a National Champion!

At Athlete Assessments, we love to celebrate success, especially when it’s a third D1A National Championship win in four years. Which is exactly what Saint Mary’s College of California’s Head Coach Tim O’Brien achieved when he led the Gaels to their third National Championship victory this year. And while we won’t be giving away all [...]

Dr Robert Baker – The Balancing Act in Sports Management

“You can be on the right track, but you’ll get run over if you just sit.” It is often said that having balance in life is a key ingredient in achieving success. And the balance provided in the curriculum directed by Dr Robert Baker at the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), George Mason [...]

5 Minutes with Bo Hanson: Momentary Vs Sustained Adaptations

By Bo Hanson In this 5 Minute with Bo Hanson, Bo talks about recognizing the difference between a Momentary Adaptation and a Sustained Adaptation and how the two effect an athletes’ ability to perform at their best. Every athlete has a way of doing things that just feels right. A way they like to shoot, [...]

Elissa Kent – From Championship Player to Championship Coach

Being a great player doesn’t always equate to being a great Coach. It takes a different skillset and a different mindset. Many incredible athletes have tried to make the transition and been unsuccessful. But there are a few who have got it right. Elissa Kent is one of these few. “It is not so much [...]

Back to Basics – Developing Resilience

In the moments leading up to a game or race, it’s easy to visualize success and feel mentally tough. It’s easy to sit back and talk team strategies with our heart rates low and our breathing under control in an environment where we feel comfortable, unbeatable, ready. But toughness is not defined by pre-game talk [...]

Ali Carey-Oliver: How to take over a Program and Win! The Game Plan for Coaching Success

Head Coach Ali Carey-Oliver achieved unprecedented success at Mt. San Antonio College after her women’s Volleyball program won their first ever Conference Championship with a perfect 8-0 conference record and an outstanding 20-4 season overall. What made this result even more exceptional is how she achieved it in her first year as Coach at Mt. [...]