Hosted in the lecture theatre at the Healthy Futures Hub, Seaford, Victoria, this event is a fantastic opportunity to learn from highly experienced expert Sport and Exercise Medicine Physicians and Physiotherapists.

**Please note: You will be required to complete your first aid/CPR certificates separately.**

Courses listed below.


This course is designed for parent volunteers at junior football clubs, to enhance your knowledge and skills. No previous experience necessary!

Topics covered include common junior football injuries, basic injury management, taping techniques, head and neck injuries, concussion, stretcher transport and more. With interactive sessions and practical demonstrations, you’ll gain hands-on experience and valuable insights for performing the sports trainer role at the junior football level. 

Module 1:  Rights and Responsibilities
Module 2: The Trainers Kit
Module 3: Record Keeping
Module 4: Common Junior Football Injuries
Module 5: Basic Injury Management
Module 6: Medications
Module 7: Concussion
Module 8: Taping for Junior Sport
Module 9: Stretcher Transport
Module 10: Head and Neck Injuries
Module 11: Calling for Help


Tuesday 16th of April
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Healthy Futures Hub, Seaford
Saturday 20th of April
8:45am – 1:45pm
Healthy Futures Hub, Seaford


This course is designed to enhance your knowledge and skills as a club trainer.

Topics covered include injury prevention and management, first aid/wound management, advanced taping techniques, head and neck injuries, stretcher transport, concussion and more. With interactive sessions and practical demonstrations, you’ll gain hands-on experience and valuable insights for performing the sports trainer role at a more senior football level.

Module 1:  Injury Management.
Module 2:  Head, Neck & Spine Injuries. Stretcher Transport.
Module 3:  Concussion
Module 4:  Medications
Module 5:  Sports Trainers Kit & Advanced Taping


Sunday 24th of March
8:45am – 3:00pm
Healthy Futures Hub, Seaford
Sunday 14th of April
8:45am – 3:00pm
Healthy Futures Hub, Seaford


MP Sports Physicians are Medical Specialists consulting in all musculoskeletal and medical aspects of sport and exercise medicine. MP Sports Physicians are proud to have been supporting our local and neighbouring communities with elite sports medicine services for over 20 years and proud to be a registered training practice for specialist doctors. The team at MP Sports Physicians are highly skilled in all aspects of diagnosing and managing your pain and are also experts at exercise prescription. Our medical knowledge, our skills with musculoskeletal injury and our complete understanding of the requirements of ALL sports and exercise enables us to tailor your recovery program to ensure best results.

Outside of the office, you will find our doctors on the side lines of a wide variety of local and elite sporting teams. Within the AFL, our doctors provide medical coverage for the AFLW St Kilda, Hawthorn & North Melbourne teams, the Stingrays teams within the Coates Talent League and the Dolphins VFL teams. We are also affiliated with the Australian Opals, Southside Flyers, Australian Men’s Cricket Team, Australian Boomers, Australian Combat Sports + more! Our team has previously been and continues to be involved in high level sporting events such as the Commonwealth Games & Olympics, with two of our doctors preparing for their trips to support our Australian athletes at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris!


PhysiPro Athletic is an innovative high-performance health, fitness and recovery provider for athletes and individuals of all levels, now operating from two locations in Melbourne’s southern bayside area.  Our team has 50+ years of experience working in private practice and with elite athletes, so they know what it takes to get you back performing as quickly as possible.  Along with our state-of-the-art, purpose-built facility, you are genuinely provided the opportunity to rehabilitate your injury or prepare for competition, the exact same way that a professional athlete would.

Our mission is to inspire and nurture the physical and athletic goals of our community, by providing the best allied health care, physical training and athletic development programs in Australia. Our vision is to be the leading provider of high-performance healthcare and athlete development programs for our community.

Whether you’re an elite athlete or an individual who is simply looking to improve their physical and mental wellbeing, our team and world’s-best services will support you to achieve the best version of yourself – so you can always be at the top of your game, whatever that game may be.

Dr Leesa Huguenin

Specialist Sport & Exercise Medicine Physician

Dr Leesa Huguenin started MP Sports Physicians in 2004 and is a Specialist Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician with over 20 years of experience. Leesa currently looks after the AFLW St Kilda team and is on the AFL Medical Officers Executive as well as the Examination and Assessment Committee for the ACSEP.

Dr Leesa Huguenin is the principal Sports Physician at MP Sports Physicians with over 20 years of experience and knowledge in the field. Leesa holds a fellowship of the Australasian College of Sports and Exercise Medicine Physicians and is proud to be involved in the education and training for specialist doctors obtaining their fellowship and masters.

Leesa welcomes patients from all walks of life, from paediatric through to late adulthood, from the local neighbourhood gardener to an elite sportsman and holds a special interest in exercise induced leg pain, tendon and bone health and AFL related injuries. Regardless of your background, her aim is to definitely get you up and running again!

David Beakley

Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist, MACP

David Beakley is an APA Titled Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist with over two decades of experience.

From 2008 – 2022 David worked full-time in professional cricket, initially in the U.K. with Derbyshire County Cricket Club and later with Australian Men’s and Women’s Cricket Teams travelling and competing all over the world.  From 2015 – 2022 he was the lead physiotherapist for the Australian Men’s Cricket Team, helping them ascend to be the number one ranked Test and ODI team in the world, as well as winning and retaining the Ashes in several home-and-away campaigns and winning the T20 World Cup in Dubai in 2021.

David has extensive experience in injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation, particularly as it applies to lower back, foot/ankle and shoulder injuries. He has been instrumental in the development of scientific research, workload management and injury prevention strategies for cricket and has worked closely with professional coaches and players to ensure they are performing at their best.

For any enquiries please email:

David Beakley

[email protected]