in sports science and an expert in strength and conditioning and physical
fitness preparation for rugby league and rugby union players, Rudi Meir
has developed an international reputation for his consultancy work with
professional rugby league. This has resulted in his experience and knowledge
being utilised in a variety of ways by professional teams competing in
both Australia and England.
Rudi’s long list of accomplishments include:
1990-Present - Lecturer - Southern Cross University, Lismore.
Responsible for the development and delivery of the following subject
* Sport Marketing and Sponsorship
* Public Relations in Sport
* Sports Conditioning and Training Methods
* Sport Management
1989-1990 Executive Director - North Coast Academy of Sport
1988 Senior Recreation Officer - NSW Department of Sport and Recreation
Since 1987 Rudi has been a consultant to professional rugby league and
union clubs including:
Gloucester Rugby Union – currently on sabbatical as a member of
the coaching staff at Kingsholm
Salford City Reds RLFC - evaluated the existing training and coaching
structure, while also conducting all squad training and demonstrating
training/coaching techniques to the existing coaching and support staff.
Leeds Rugby Union FC - developed a training and coaching program for the
1998/99 season and provided input into the club's marketing plan for 1998/99.
Leeds RLFC – Assisted the Leeds Rhinos in restructuring its coaching
and training systems. Also actively involved in the marketing and management
of the club, conducting a range of market research projects.
Wigan RLFC - helped restructure the club’s training and coaching
Gold Coast Seagulls RLFC - Senior member of the club's coaching staff.
Responsible for the effective design and implementation of the club's
training program for all contracted players. Conducted a range of market
research projects relating specifically to the club's support base and
North Queensland Cowboys RLFC - development of a comprehensive player
training manual used by contracted players throughout 1994 and for the
club’s inaugural year (1995).