Dr. Ric Charlesworth AO, Sports Coach & Former Politician

We were delighted to welcome Dr Ric Charlesworth AO, Doctor of Medicine, former Captain of the Australian Hockey team, the Western Australian State Hockey team and Cricket team, to speak at Rotary of Elizabeth Quay.

Dr Ric Charlesworth AO is widely regarded as Australia’s greatest ever sporting coach. His incredible success with both the Australia’s Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams make him a standout. This included many Olympic Gold Medals and World Championships. During his playing days, he was regarded as the world’s best hockey player and Captain of the Australian Hockey Team. He also Captained the Western Australian Cricket Team, was a Politician and a Medical Doctor. With such an impressive line of achievements, Ric has an incredible story to share with us on teamwork, resilience and success, all key skills to achieve greatness in today’s world. 

With Ric's long list of achievements and no shortage of talent, there is no-one better placed to inspire us to help create ripples of change.

SpeakerPauline Amez