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About Bob Turner

Topic: Vision, energy and passion in business

Bob Turner is one of Australia’s most recognisable and respected sports personalities.

Best known for his basketball coaching and administration, Bob is renowned throughout many other sporting organisations for his marketing and management ability. His work with the Canberra Cannons and the Sydney Kings in developing marketing and sponsorship programs set the standard for the NBL during the early ‘90s. Since 1979, his expertise has seen four NBL Clubs (Newcastle Falcons, Canberra, Sydney and the Singapore Slingers) become highly competitive and well administered.

His personal success as a basketballer, coach, marketer and businessman combine to make him an authority and excellent speaker on a variety of issues including team building, motivation, success, leadership and selling and marketing sport.

Bob has been actively engaged as Head Coach, General Manager, Managing Director and part owner of four NBL teams and most recently was the driving force in the resurrection of the Sydney Kings. His media profile and access to high profile decision makers in the sporting, political and business arenas, combined with strong credibility and hard work ethic, has produced an individual with proven ability to tackle a challenge. 

In May of 2017, Bob was head hunted by BREED to become their CEO.  He will once again take on a new challenge to rebuild BREED into a ‘Community Innovator breeding New Beginnings’.