About Us

The Academy of Sport

The Massey University Academy of Sport been running since 2006.  Massey is New Zealand’s only truly national university – Massey gives you the option to study at campuses in Auckland, Manawatu or Wellington. You can also take advantage of our extensive experience in distance learning. Massey has been specialising in long-distance learning for over 50 years, and we are the experts in helping you complete your studies through on or off-campus study.

If you choose to study at the Manawatu or Albany campus you’ll find excellent sporting facilities and a real focus on sport. Each campus is close to the city with plenty of parking and easy public transport.

Our high performance co-ordinators liaise with a network of specialists in psychology, nutrition, and physical conditioning so you can optimise your sporting and academic careers.

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Service Providers




Kate Morland
Dietician / Nutritionist
Personal Trainer


Kathryn Beck
Sports dietitian and nutritionist
NZ Registered Dietitian
Master of Science (Human Nutrition)
Bachelor of Physical Education 

Sport Psychology:

Gary Hermansson
Sports Psychologist
NZ Registered Psychologist
NZ Olympic and Commonwealth Games

Sport Psychology:

Warrick Wood
Sports Psychologist
Masters Science 

Physical Conditioning Services:

James Amon (Lead Physical Conditioner)
Bachelor of Human Performance
Certificate in Exercise Science
HPSNZ Accredited Trainer

Physical Conditioning Services:

Dr Andrew Foskett (Lead Physical Conditioner)
PhD Exercise Science
Master of Sport Science (Distinction)
Mitchell Cronin
Bachelor of Health Science (Sport & Exercise)
Post Graduate Diploma in Sport & Exercise

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