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Bill Nelson

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International Sporting Coach

Bill Nelson is an elite international sporting coach who has turned his knowledge of developing peak team and individual performance into a world-class corporate consultancy, Total Performance Concepts Pty Ltd.
 
Bill’s wisdom on the science of motivation, performance coaching and team building has been utilised by business organisations, defence forces, educational institutions, local government, and numerous elite sporting programs and individuals throughout the world.

About Bill Nelson

His business draws on his expertise and time as a multi-award winning swim coach who has worked with the sport’s foremost performers in such academies as the world-acclaimed Australian Institute of Sport.
 
The success of his athletes took Bill to the Commonwealth Games, World Championships and the Olympics, and elevated him to Vice-Presidency of the World Swim Coaches Association.
 
During a distinguished career Bill has personally coached Daniel Kowalski, Mathew Dunn, Scott Miller, Michael Klim, Nicole Livingstone, Linley Frame and Duncan Armstrong. He was the national event coach for distance swimming for the Australian swimming team, a program that contained swimmers such as Ian Thorpe, Kieren Perkins and Grant Hackett.

Peak Performance

His ability to isolate the building blocks of peak performance was recognised by other sporting entities. From 1992-94, Bill served as an advisor to the Australian Road Cycling Team and, during the mid-90s to 2001, consulted to the premiership-winning SE Melbourne Magic and the Victoria Titans National Basketball League teams.
 
He has provided team-building and performance-enhancement services to Australian Football, Rugby League and Rugby Union clubs and teams.
 
Bill was also a member of the coaching and management team which steered the Sydney Kings basketball team to the National Basketball League (NBL) crown in the 2003, 2004, 2005 seasons, as well as Grand Final appearances in seasons 2006 and 2008. He was also a consultant to Basketball Australia and the men’s National team in preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
 
In season 2008-09 Bill continued his work in the NBL by working with Coach Brian Goorjian and the Victorian based South Dragons as they worked there way from finishing last in the NBL in 2007/08 to the National Champions in season 08/09. This has been Bill’s 14th season working with Coach Goorjian.

Mentor

In his capacity as a performance strategist to international board sports company Billabong, Bill operates as a mentor to many of the leading professional surfers and skateboard riders on both the national and international men's and women’s tours.
 
Bill is also a consultant to the National Rugby League (NRL) Referees and Match Officials.

Stemming from the diversity of experience and success Bill continues to motivate, captivate and enthral his audience as he delivers his insights and strategies into the world of high achievement.

Bill takes the complex, intricate and sometimes confusing aspects of success and translates them into effective, understandable, high impact, practical solutions and direction. In his presentations Bill talks about the keys to individual and team success, organisational culture and the art associated with effective leadership.

Presentation Topics Include

  • Success won't come to me unless I go to it
  • Lessons I've learnt from some of the world's greatest achievers
  • An insight into elite achievement
  • None of us are as good as all of us
  • Be prepared to play for something greater than yourself
  • The person you are not the title you have
  • The foundation to effective culturea

Testimonials

Bill was charismatic, entertaining, engaging, and on point. His stories tied in perfectly with our theme – this was thanks to Bill taking the time to consult with us prior to the event to tailor his performance to our event. He is a marvelous storyteller, and his stories were all relevant and educational. Our leaders have already begun quoting Bill – he was really terrific. Can’t recommend him highly enough!
Toll Group

Bill was awesome and he had everyone in the room captivated by his humour and generous spirit. He engaged the whole room and not one person came out without something to think about and aspire too!
AUSTSWIM

Bill’s address gave us a rare insight into the qualities and dynamics that lead to individual and team success. His down to earth style and larrikin humour made for a very entertaining evening.
Apple

Bill Nelson’s experience with motivating people, his absolute passion for what he does and belief that anyone can achieve their goals was simply inspiring.
Telstra Business Solutions Marketing

Bill was sensational. He was able to easily grasp the focus we had as a business and then mould this into a very informative session that has them spellbound. The feedback from the 80 Managers has been brilliant.
Westpac

As you would have gathered by the applause you received, your presentation was a winner. The first speaker at a conference sets the tone for the rest of the conference, and from the feedback I received, it was the best conference we have delivered.
Ray White Real Estate

Three words to describe his speech would be inspiring, passionate and informative. Bill was able to relate his experience and stories to the theme of our conference and he was right on the mark.
Recovre

Bill’s approach was refreshingly down to earth and his words clearly captured the imagination of the individuals present. Many of these lessons, transcended our business requirements into real life advice.
Janssen-Cilag

Your motivational address on teamwork was both engaging and challenging. I particularly liked your ability to demonstrate the tangible ways in which we could all maximise our individual effectiveness through teamwork. Your contribution made our conference a resounding success.
Computershare Registry Services

Bill’s presentation was one of the highlights of our conference. Delivering a valuable and pertinent message in a humorous, candid and enjoyable manner. A wonderful insight into the value of teamwork, belief and striving to achieve!
Lend Lease

Bill Nelson was able to draw from his experiences to provide examples and actions that we as a Corporation can use to achieve our Business Plans and Objectives. So many people come up to me after the presentation to let me know how much they enjoyed it and the perspective that he provided.
Proctor & Gamble

Excellent. Bill really hit the mark with his presentation. He was able to draw on his vast experience from the elite sporting world and apply his learning’s to the business world. His presentation was inspiring and motivational - exactly what we were looking for.
Siemens

Bill was exceptional, he is a first class speaker. He is exceptional as a team builder and motivator. Would recommend him highly to anyone else at Westpac for other events and team motivation sessions. Nothing less than what you would expect from a person of Bill's calibre, I am sure.
Westpac

Excellent. Bill delivered the content and style that I expected from him. His style was relaxed and he spoke to the level of our Dealers, which they appreciated. Well done!
Stihl

I have attended a number of programs about leadership and teamwork over the years but rarely have I been so enthralled, informed and emotionally charged after listening to Bill Nelson.
Lifeline Australia

Excellent. All participants rated you 8, 9, 10 and in one case 11 out of 10!
Patron Financial Advice

Bill's talk was incredibly engaging, with relevant examples and meaningful stories. Our conference lasted a day and a half, but Bill's hour and a half was by far the stand-out -- some of the team have already changed some of their sales tactics.
ING Direct

The presentation provided by Bill was excellent. His ability to tie that relationship between coach and athlete and then demonstrate the relevance in a business perspective was a key driver in that success.
Aviva

Bill was fantastic. He's down to earth, likeable, and very inspirational. Everybody loved him and he had such a good ability to incorporate our theme into his presentation.
Hills Pet Nutrition

Your talk was both engaging and insightful, the buzz it created was just what I was after to kick start our journey to building a high performing team.
National Australia Bank

Bill was charismatic, entertaining, engaging, and on point. His stories tied in perfectly with our theme – this was thanks to Bill taking the time to consult with us prior to the event to tailor his performance to our event. He is a marvelous storyteller, and his stories were all relevant and educational. Our leaders have already begun quoting Bill – he was really terrific. Can’t recommend him highly enough!
Toll Group

Bill was awesome and he had everyone in the room captivated by his humour and generous spirit. He engaged the whole room and not one person came out without something to think about and aspire too!
AUSTSWIM

Bill’s address gave us a rare insight into the qualities and dynamics that lead to individual and team success. His down to earth style and larrikin humour made for a very entertaining evening.
Apple

Bill Nelson’s experience with motivating people, his absolute passion for what he does and belief that anyone can achieve their goals was simply inspiring.
Telstra Business Solutions Marketing

Bill was sensational. He was able to easily grasp the focus we had as a business and then mould this into a very informative session that has them spellbound. The feedback from the 80 Managers has been brilliant.
Westpac

As you would have gathered by the applause you received, your presentation was a winner. The first speaker at a conference sets the tone for the rest of the conference, and from the feedback I received, it was the best conference we have delivered.
Ray White Real Estate

Three words to describe his speech would be inspiring, passionate and informative. Bill was able to relate his experience and stories to the theme of our conference and he was right on the mark.
Recovre

Bill’s approach was refreshingly down to earth and his words clearly captured the imagination of the individuals present. Many of these lessons, transcended our business requirements into real life advice.
Janssen-Cilag

Your motivational address on teamwork was both engaging and challenging. I particularly liked your ability to demonstrate the tangible ways in which we could all maximise our individual effectiveness through teamwork. Your contribution made our conference a resounding success.
Computershare Registry Services

Bill’s presentation was one of the highlights of our conference. Delivering a valuable and pertinent message in a humorous, candid and enjoyable manner. A wonderful insight into the value of teamwork, belief and striving to achieve!
Lend Lease

Bill Nelson was able to draw from his experiences to provide examples and actions that we as a Corporation can use to achieve our Business Plans and Objectives. So many people come up to me after the presentation to let me know how much they enjoyed it and the perspective that he provided.
Proctor & Gamble

Excellent. Bill really hit the mark with his presentation. He was able to draw on his vast experience from the elite sporting world and apply his learning’s to the business world. His presentation was inspiring and motivational - exactly what we were looking for.
Siemens

Bill was exceptional, he is a first class speaker. He is exceptional as a team builder and motivator. Would recommend him highly to anyone else at Westpac for other events and team motivation sessions. Nothing less than what you would expect from a person of Bill's calibre, I am sure.
Westpac

Excellent. Bill delivered the content and style that I expected from him. His style was relaxed and he spoke to the level of our Dealers, which they appreciated. Well done!
Stihl

I have attended a number of programs about leadership and teamwork over the years but rarely have I been so enthralled, informed and emotionally charged after listening to Bill Nelson.
Lifeline Australia

Excellent. All participants rated you 8, 9, 10 and in one case 11 out of 10!
Patron Financial Advice

Bill's talk was incredibly engaging, with relevant examples and meaningful stories. Our conference lasted a day and a half, but Bill's hour and a half was by far the stand-out -- some of the team have already changed some of their sales tactics.
ING Direct

The presentation provided by Bill was excellent. His ability to tie that relationship between coach and athlete and then demonstrate the relevance in a business perspective was a key driver in that success.
Aviva

Bill was fantastic. He's down to earth, likeable, and very inspirational. Everybody loved him and he had such a good ability to incorporate our theme into his presentation.
Hills Pet Nutrition

Your talk was both engaging and insightful, the buzz it created was just what I was after to kick start our journey to building a high performing team.
National Australia Bank

Bill was charismatic, entertaining, engaging, and on point. His stories tied in perfectly with our theme – this was thanks to Bill taking the time to consult with us prior to the event to tailor his performance to our event. He is a marvelous storyteller, and his stories were all relevant and educational. Our leaders have already begun quoting Bill – he was really terrific. Can’t recommend him highly enough!
Toll Group

Bill was awesome and he had everyone in the room captivated by his humour and generous spirit. He engaged the whole room and not one person came out without something to think about and aspire too!
AUSTSWIM

Bill’s address gave us a rare insight into the qualities and dynamics that lead to individual and team success. His down to earth style and larrikin humour made for a very entertaining evening.
Apple

Bill Nelson’s experience with motivating people, his absolute passion for what he does and belief that anyone can achieve their goals was simply inspiring.
Telstra Business Solutions Marketing

Bill was sensational. He was able to easily grasp the focus we had as a business and then mould this into a very informative session that has them spellbound. The feedback from the 80 Managers has been brilliant.
Westpac

As you would have gathered by the applause you received, your presentation was a winner. The first speaker at a conference sets the tone for the rest of the conference, and from the feedback I received, it was the best conference we have delivered.
Ray White Real Estate

Three words to describe his speech would be inspiring, passionate and informative. Bill was able to relate his experience and stories to the theme of our conference and he was right on the mark.
Recovre

Bill’s approach was refreshingly down to earth and his words clearly captured the imagination of the individuals present. Many of these lessons, transcended our business requirements into real life advice.
Janssen-Cilag

Your motivational address on teamwork was both engaging and challenging. I particularly liked your ability to demonstrate the tangible ways in which we could all maximise our individual effectiveness through teamwork. Your contribution made our conference a resounding success.
Computershare Registry Services

Bill’s presentation was one of the highlights of our conference. Delivering a valuable and pertinent message in a humorous, candid and enjoyable manner. A wonderful insight into the value of teamwork, belief and striving to achieve!
Lend Lease

Bill Nelson was able to draw from his experiences to provide examples and actions that we as a Corporation can use to achieve our Business Plans and Objectives. So many people come up to me after the presentation to let me know how much they enjoyed it and the perspective that he provided.
Proctor & Gamble

Excellent. Bill really hit the mark with his presentation. He was able to draw on his vast experience from the elite sporting world and apply his learning’s to the business world. His presentation was inspiring and motivational - exactly what we were looking for.
Siemens

Bill was exceptional, he is a first class speaker. He is exceptional as a team builder and motivator. Would recommend him highly to anyone else at Westpac for other events and team motivation sessions. Nothing less than what you would expect from a person of Bill's calibre, I am sure.
Westpac

Excellent. Bill delivered the content and style that I expected from him. His style was relaxed and he spoke to the level of our Dealers, which they appreciated. Well done!
Stihl

I have attended a number of programs about leadership and teamwork over the years but rarely have I been so enthralled, informed and emotionally charged after listening to Bill Nelson.
Lifeline Australia

Excellent. All participants rated you 8, 9, 10 and in one case 11 out of 10!
Patron Financial Advice

Bill's talk was incredibly engaging, with relevant examples and meaningful stories. Our conference lasted a day and a half, but Bill's hour and a half was by far the stand-out -- some of the team have already changed some of their sales tactics.
ING Direct

The presentation provided by Bill was excellent. His ability to tie that relationship between coach and athlete and then demonstrate the relevance in a business perspective was a key driver in that success.
Aviva

Bill was fantastic. He's down to earth, likeable, and very inspirational. Everybody loved him and he had such a good ability to incorporate our theme into his presentation.
Hills Pet Nutrition

Your talk was both engaging and insightful, the buzz it created was just what I was after to kick start our journey to building a high performing team.
National Australia Bank

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