Develop your Athletic
“I came into it thinking it was just going to be lifting weights…it’s far more”
“It’s not the same program every week…it’s set for your progressions”
The Heart of the Hub
The Athlete Hub is overseen by Dr Laurence Houghton. Laurence’s vision for the Hub is to serve the needs of local athletes and help them reach their potential both in and out of the sporting arena. Read more about Laurence’s background below or find out more about the team here.
PhD Sports Science | The University of Western Australia
2009 – 2013
MSc Human Movement | The University of Western Australia
2006 – 2007
BSc Hon Sports and Exercise Science | Loughborough University, UK
2002 – 2005
Level 2 Sports Scientist, 2019 | Exercise and Sports Science Australia
Accredited Exercise Scientist, 2019 | Exercise and Sports Science Australia
Level 2 Professional Coach, 2017 | Australian Strength and Conditioning Association
State Weightlifting/Sports Power Coach 2, 2016 | Australian Weightlifting Federation
Level 2 Sports Chaplaincy, 2016 | Sports Chaplaincy Australia
Level 1 Anthropometrist, 2010 | International Society for the Advancement of Kinathropometry
Level 1 Stick Mobility, 2019 | Stick Mobility Australia
High Performance Coach | Warwick Workout, W. Australia
2015 – current
Strength and Conditioning Coach | Hamersley Netball Club
2017 – current
Strength and Conditioning Coach | Warwick Senators Basketball Club
Conditioning Coach | Suburban Lions Hockey Club
Strength and Conditioning Coach | ACE Cricket Academy, The University of Western Australia
2009 – 2014
Strength and Conditioning Coach | Northants County Cricket Club, UK
Just want to train remotely? We have a couple of options that are particularly relevant during COVID-19. Check them out below.
Just want expert advice and guidance? Get a 5-week personalised strength and conditioning, home program for $190. Your program is delivered by the TeamBuildr platform. Includes an initial live movement screening via video call to assess your strengths and weaknesses. Let us know what equipment you have access to and we’ll get you on your way to achieving your next goal!
Trial a free speed and agility program on our TeamBuildr platform. Click the link below to register.
Connect with athletes
As well as having a comprehensive suite of services available, you will be able to work alongside others with similar ambitions from a range of sports. The Hubs are semi-private coaching alongside other Hub Athletes. Athletes are part of a hub of learning, striving and reaching goals together. If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go together!
1. Choose your package
Club, State or Pro package for 5, 9 or 13 weeks – see end of page for details
2. Assess how you move
Complete movement screening to determine areas of improvement
3. Complete performance testing
Complete sport-specific performance testing using our high performance technology
4. Book with our partner services
Add-ons include physiotherapy, sports nutrition or mental skills coaching
5. On boarding session
Complete a 1-on-1 gym session to get you up-to-speed with your program
6. Be part of the hub community
Start coming to the Athlete Hub sessions to get ongoing coaching and support from the community
It's more than gym
Choose your add-ons from our partners
Where are we?
The Athlete Development Hub is part of Warwick Workout, situated within the Warwick Stadium Complex.
Cnr Warwick and Waneroo Roads, Warwick, Western Australia 6024
Tel: +61 8 9247 2266