Gemma McCaw

Director Performance Wellbeing
Sport and Exercise Science

After drawing the curtain on her stellar hockey career, three-time Olympian Gemma McCaw is dedicated to sharing her skills and knowledge in the field of health and wellness.

With a degree in Sport and Exercise Science and a Diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, the Performance Wellbeing co-founder works with both individuals and groups to help them reach their full potential. Her innate understanding and experience gained from her decade-long Black Sticks journey has given her a unique insight into resilience-building, teamwork and fostering good habits. It’s also given her the skills to cope with the highs and lows of high-performance sport all learnings which can be transferred to everyday life.

With a degree in Sport and Exercise Science and a Diploma in Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, the Performance Wellbeing co-founder works with both individuals and groups to help them reach their full potential. Her innate understanding and experience gained from her decade-long Black Sticks journey has given her a unique insight into resilience-building, teamwork and fostering good habits. It’s also given her the skills to cope with the highs and lows of high-performance sport all learnings which can be transferred to everyday life.

As a busy mum to daughter Charlotte, she knows all too well the challenges many of us face on a daily basis when it comes to juggling the demands of home, work, happiness and health. But she continues to learn and grow, constantly inspired by the people she meets through her work and personal life.

In her role as a New Zealand Olympic Ambassador, Gemma visits schools and talks to students about the importance of friendship, values and respect in sport and in life. She’s also a proud patron of the Chalky Carr Trust, which raises funds for those affected by cancer.

Gemma has a unique ability to connect with people of all ages and from all walks of life, and is committed to helping others build the confidence to achieve their very best. She is passionate about helping people understand that small steps towards health and wellbeing can go a long way.

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