Academic Empowerment Coach
Luca Calabria, our Academic Empowerment Coach is our youngest representative in the EABS family. Luca specializes in forming a rapport within various classes with our students and further tutoring them to ensure they finish all their assessments and achieve their business qualifications. Luca, also known as ‘Bad Boy’, is currently undergoing his Bachelor of Sports Business Management at UTS, which compliments his part-time role at EABS. Bad Boy’s heavy interest and passion for sport have allowed himself to seamlessly transition into his EABS role, as he loves what he does at EABS. Bad Boy always likes to keep sociable, he has recently adopted playing golf regularly and of course, he loves his Fantasy Football.
Founder / Opportunities Boss
Jason Nightingale, Founder / Opportunities Boss of Elite Athlete Business School and current Professional Rugby League Player, has been an integral part of the St George Illawarra Dragons since 2007. Part of the 2010 NRL Premiership team. Affectionately known to the sporting world as ‘Gypsy’, he is also a proud representative in 32 New Zealand Kiwis International games – World Cup Winner and 4 Nations Champions. As well as a husband and doting father, Jason is a true professional in his sport, a well respected, seasoned athlete. Jason recognises the pressures, expectations and required attributes of an Elite Athlete, and utilises this knowledge and experience in his role as a Director and Facilitator of Elite Athlete Business School. He is passionate about Sport and Business and the correlation between both. Learning from mentors, believing in a vision and having the determination and fervor to make them happen. Jason is motivated by people, their stories, their journeys, growth and personal development. He genuinely is interested in making a difference to an athlete’s learning experience, and building their confidence on and off the field. Jason brings relevant real life experience to our students at Elite Athlete Business School and can relate to their lives as an athlete himself.
Founder / Boss Lady
Rebecca Cook our Founder / Boss Lady and Lead Trainer, our mild mannered powerhouse, our ‘go to’ person on just about everything! Bec, Sydney born and raised, is a mother, wife and motivated career professional, boasting over 15 years in training, coaching, mentoring, program design, national projects and account management – all backed up by a long list of qualifications including Positive Psychology, Small Business, Management, Career Development. Upon meeting her, you’ll quickly understand why she has achieved such successes in her life – Bec is genuinely passionate about what she does and how she goes about it. Bec is committed to the personal development of every individual and the support of each athlete to be the best version of themselves. She upholds the values of Elite Athlete Business School on a daily basis in and out of the training sessions. Bec exudes integrity, is undeniably fun. She effortlessly gains trust and builds relationships…an amazing communicator, role model and trainer. An avid fan of sports and fitness herself, Bec has found herself working with an impressive list of sporting clientele – the NRL, Cronulla Sharks Football Club, The Matildas, Cricket NSW to name a few. Other major clients Bec has assisted in training and development include the NSW Police Force, St George Bank, and Colliers International. Bec is doing what she loves, engaging with people and helping them to succeed by uncovering and levering the capabilities of each individual.
Director of Getting It Done
Elaine Han, the Director of Getting It Done is our stickler for details and organisation. She’s a barrel of laughs and delivers enthusiasm for providing amazing customer service, planning and co-ordinating. Elaine has had an extensive background in Hospitality, Client Services and Events. All of the essential skills acquired from these roles brought to us by Elaine have become a major contribution to our EABS Family. A Mum to two girls, wife and self confessed eataholic and shopaholic. Our behind the scenes organiser and administrator, Elaine is always up for a meeting new people, a chat and a chuckle!
Creator of Education and Pathways
David Gower is our amazing Creator of Education and Pathways. David, also known as ‘Gowie’ has played Professional Rugby League for 8 years, his highlights including the 2013 National Rugby League (NRL) Grand Final and the 2017 City vs Country Origin Match. David is passionate about education, and the importance of a long term view towards a players career post professional sport. As testament to this, he is currently the Education Ambassador at the Parramatta Eels NRL team, and the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Ambassador for the NRL. We count our lucky stars every day to have David as part of our team, as do our students who experience on a first hand basis his great zest for life and education in his role as facilitator. On a personal note, David is a through and through family man, family being his number 1 priority – as it should be! He’s a proud father to two girls and husband to his childhood sweetheart. He’s an absolute all rounder – motivated, educated, authentic, personable and the family man. David ties in perfectly with Elite Athlete Business School (EABS), as with David, Family is the EABS number one value.