Team support staff

Chris Webb – High-Performance Director (part-time)

Chris Webb oversees the entire program as High-Performance Director. This includes management of the overall Eventing and Para-Equestrian whilst collaborating with relevant stakeholders of the disciplines of Jumping, Dressage, Carriage Driving, Endurance, Reining and Vaulting.

Mike Etherington-Smith - High-Performance Advisor (part-time)

Mike Etherington-Smith oversees the planning and preparation of the “Tokyo Success” Eventing combinations based in the UK and the US.

Etherington-Smith is recognised as one of the most respected cross-country course designers and Equestrian administrators in the world.  With a wealth of experience and exposure to the highest level, all stakeholders will benefit from his insight and leadership.

Gina Haddad  - High-Performance Consultant (part-time)

Gina Haddad manages the delivery of the development plans for Equestrian. This includes the development of currently identified future high-performance Eventing athletes and coaches within the context of EA’s new Coaching Framework as well as the connection and integration of the State branches and the SIS/SAS network.

A former Equestrian athlete, coach and now a University lecturer in elite sports coaching and related studies Mrs Haddad is well equipped to lead the future of equestrian high-performance sport.

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