New door opens – Mildura

Nick’s doors open through first year at Richmond Institute of Sport Leadership The chance to study sport locally in Mildura was too good to ignore for 22-year-old Nick Dorman who is close to completing his Diploma of Sport Development as part of the inaugural Richmond Institute of Sport Leadership class in Mildura. Dorman said he […]

RISL Students Gain Jack Dyer Medal Event Insights

Richmond Institute of Sport Leadership students Daniel Skinner and Ellen Thompson were given a special opportunity at the Richmond Football Club’s night of nights earlier this month. The pair assisted the Club’s Events Department with the delivery of the annual Jack Dyer Medal, held at the Crown Palladium. Skinner said the night which gave the […]

Thriving students secure Richmond employment

A further three soon-to-be Richmond Institute of Sport Leadership graduates have gained employment at the Richmond Football Club, starting this year. Macy Hall, Will Latchford and Layton Sketcher will join the Club as Fan Engagement Support Officer’s for the next six months. It follows on from fellow RISL alumni Shayla Clarke’s appointment as a Marketing […]

First RISL student drafted to the AFL

The Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) congratulates Isaac Quaynor, a first-round draftee recruited to the Collingwood Football Club in Thursday night’s 2018 National AFL Draft. This year, while firmly focusing his efforts on football, Quaynor, 18, successfully completed the Institute’s double diploma in Sports Management and Leadership – a course delivered in partnership with […]

Lauren Jackson joins Richmond Institute

Chris Young, The Border Mail Former international basketballer and three-time Olympic silver medallist, Lauren Jackson, has joined the Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership as the club looks to expand into the Albury-Wodonga region next year. The football club, which owns subsidiary business Aligned Leisure, offer a duel Diploma of Sport Development and Leadership Management in conjunction […]


Zach Gulavin, Officer Community Hub Captain, Aligned Leisure For Zach Gulavin, his first experience with the Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) started when it popped up on his Facebook feed. An avid Richmond fan, it caught his attention given his love of sports and the Richmond Football Club. His decision to apply for the […]

Liam Flanagan – 2017 Richmond Institute student

Liam Flanagan, Boarding Coordinator, Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) For Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) student, Liam Flanagan, his own life experience of needing to create a home away from home helped him to discover his passion for youth mentoring and support. Originally from Darwin in the Northern Territory, Flanagan moved to Victoria for […]

Students observe training

A real privilege today to watch the closed Club training session ahead of the JLT Cup game. Students observed the varies training drills the team completed and the different styles of coaching.

Industry placement

Industry placement is a huge part of the Richmond Institute experience. Students were fortunate to hear from a variety of guest speakers about their personal journey and how they come to be where they are now and the possible opportunities for students throughout the year. Thank you to Shane Dunne, General Manager – Aligned Leisure […]

Challenges and rewards of being a professional female athlete

A really insightful session for our students to hear about the challenges and rewards of being a female athlete. Thank you to Western Bulldogs AFLW, 2018 Premiership player Deanna Berry and 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist and Opals Basketball player Tessa Lavey for sharing your story and what is like to be a professional female […]

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