Meet the SSEP Team

Our Exercise Physiologists are all accredited with ESSA and are passionate about sport performance, recovery and rehabilitation.
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Dr Dean McNamara is an expert Exercsie Physiologist and Sports Scientist with Sydney Sports and Exercise Physiology


Dr. Dean McNamara

Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Strength and Conditioning Coach

Sports Science Consultant for Cricket Australia

Director at Sydney West Sports Medicine

Dean’s Story

Dean’s expertise in Exercise Physiology and Sports Science has seen him become an authoritive figure in the Sports Science fields in Sydney. Along with lecturing at ACU since 2007 for Exercise Physiology, he has also reviewed papers for international sports science publications and headed Sports Science for Cricket Australia and Cricket NSW.

Dr. Dean McNamara.

Director SSEP

Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Accredited Sport Scientist

Current Positions

Exercise Physiologist/Sports Scientist/Performance Coach – Sydney Sports & Exercise Physiology

Physical Performance Manager – Sydney Thunder

Sports Science Consultant – Cricket Australia

Sports Science Consultant – Cricket New South Wales

Director – Sydney West Sports Medicine


Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with ESSA

Sports Scientist (ASpS2) with ESSA

Qualified Strenth and Conditioning Coach with ASCA



Sports Science


Management of Athletes


Monitoring Workload and Fatigue


Elite Athlete Programs

Dean’s Approach to Exercise Physiology

Dean McNamara is an experienced exercise physiologist, sports scientist and strength & conditioning coach.

He currently holds both accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist (AEP) and Sports Scientist (ASpS2) with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), and is qualified Strength and Conditioning coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA).

Dean has a strong interest in the sports science and the management of athletes. He has completed a PhD at the Australian Catholic University. The focus of his PhD was monitoring workload and fatigue in elite cricketers.

Dean continues to publish his work and has reviewed papers for several international sports science publications. Dean has held sessional lecturing positions at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney since 2007, in both the Undergraduate and Masters of Exercise Physiology program.

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