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17 October 2019
More than a premiership for RISL pair

RISL students Will Latchford and Luke Paramanathan will perhaps remember their recent VAFA Division 3 premiership as the steppingstones to their fledgling careers in the sports industry. Latchford who hopes to embark on a career in strength and conditioning and Paramanathan who aspires to work within the AFL industry were set up with Emmaus St...

13 October 2019
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...

01 October 2019
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...

17 July 2019
Richmond Institute Of Sport Leadership to open in Mildura

The Richmond Football Club will continue its push into the Sunraysia region with a new Richmond Institute of Sport Leadership campus commencing classes in Mildura next year. Delivered in partnership by Richmond and the Swinburne University of Technology, the program offers students the unique opportunity to develop into the next generation of sports industry leaders....

08 March 2019
Class of 2018 honoured

The Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership class of 2018 graduated recently with a ceremony at the Swinburne Centre’s Maurice Rioli room. Hosted by well-known former sports broadcaster, and current Richmond Football Club multimedia executive, Tiffany Cherry, the event was a celebration for the 108 students who had successfully completed the program. 52 per cent of...

26 November 2018
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...

13 November 2018
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...

11 October 2018
RISL students benefit from India experience

     Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership (RISL) students have had an incredible opportunity to travel to India to put to work the skills they have developed during their 2018 sports leadership course. in conjuction with Primitive Sports, running clinics, testing, screening and introducing AFL to over 600 students in Mumbai, are just a few of...