Travis is the Chief Executive Officer of the Inspired Living Foundation. A former West Coast Eagles football club player where he spent seven years on the senior list. A number of serious injuries saw his career cut short; however, one of the highlights of his playing days was playing in the 2005 grand final.
Travis has a passion for working with and helping young people beleive in them selves to realise their leadership potential.
Brad is the program manager of the Inspired Living Foundation. Brad’s 213 NBL-game career included a starring role in Wildcats’ 2009/2010 championship, and Captaining the team in from 2010 to 2012. He retired at the end of 2012, but made a remarkable comeback in 2013, when he came out of retirement to play for the Wildcats in their grand final against the New Zealand Breakers.
Brad has previous ran extremely popular youth engagement programs Street Ball and Night Hoops.
Bryan played a total of 312 games of League Football, 72 with Geelong and 245 with Perth. In 1983 he was awarded the highest honour in WAFL football – The Sandover Medal. Bryan now operates a property consultancy business after previously owning and managing two successful real estate companies.
Bryan is well known as the father of Ben Cousins, who has supported his son not only during his famous football career, but importantly, with his health issue of drug addiction. Bryan worked closely with doctors and drug counsellors and has gained an in-depth understanding of this very complex issue. Bryan wants to use his experiences to help other families who are facing or going through similar issues.
After a successful 14 year AFL career with 228 games played for Sydney and Richmond, Darren made the seamless transition into the world of financial services. Whilst playing AFL Darren spent three years with the Australian equity manager Portfolio Partners. Upon retirement, he moved to the client side of investment management and advice. Darren now runs his own financial consulting business, Centia. He works with a range of clients, providing them with financial advice and guidance to help them achieve their financial and life goals.
Stacey Porter is the Captain of the Australian Women’s Softball Team – Aussie Spirit. She has toured Japan and North America to compete with the Aussie Spirit team, winning a silver medal in the US World Cup. In 2008, Stacey was part of the Aussie Spirit team that travelled to Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games, returning home with a bronze medal. Despite her busy schedule, Stacey was part of the Australian Indigenous team, mentoring the young aspiring Indigenous athletes. She was also awarded NAIDOC Sportsperson of the Year – a recognition of the outstanding contributions that Indigenous Australians make to their communities and the broader Australian community.
Darren Glass is the current captain of the West Coast Eagles. Originally from Northam, Western Australia, he played for the Perth Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) before being recruited by West Coast with the 11th pick in the 1999 National Draft. He made his debut for the club the following season. Darren has won three Club Champion awards, has made the All Australian teams in 2006, 2007, 2011 and was named as the captain for the All-Australian team in 2012.
Alice Springs born, Vanessa Stokes is an extremely talented pitcher who made her international debut for the Australian Open Women’s team, Aussie Spirit, in March 2012 competing in the International Test Series against Japan in Canberra. Following a successful debut, Vanessa’s hard work and dedication earned her a spot representing the Aussie Spirit in the 2012 ISF XIII Women’s World Championship held in Canada in July 2012, and was a fantastic contributor in the team’s bronze medal winning performance. When she is not playing softball, Vanessa works as a Youth Mentor in Alice Springs and is an extremely passionate role model for Indigenous Australians. ‘As a Softball Australia indigenous softball role model, my aim is to inspire and encourage Indigenous Australians to participate in healthy activities, stay in school, gain employment and strive to achieve their dreams and ambitions.
Ben is an Olympic athlete with the 400m being his pet event. He has been running from a young age, starting out in little athletics and has progressed through to the senior ranks. While he has already achieved much on the world stage – such as a World Championships bronze medal and Australian National Championships gold medal – Ben still has many years as an elite athlete in front of him. Working with and helping young people make smarter healthier choices is Ben’s passion, one that makes him a favourite everywhere he goes.
Robbie is a former professional athlete of the world game, soccer. Early into his long international career, Robbie left Australia to follow his dream of playing soccer at the highest level. An attacking midfielder, Gaspar played for Malaysian side – Sabah FA – where he played for 2 seasons and in this time he reached the Malaysian cup final. Robert also spent 2 years with the youth team of HNK Hajduk Split but failed to make a first team appearance for the Croatian giants.
Robbie is one of the longest serving Australians to play professional soccer in Indonesia, where he played for over 10 years. Now he works for the Indonesian Soccer Players Association, whist working through a Asian studies business degree at university.
Andrew Krakouer is the son of Jim Krakouer and nephew of Phil Krakouer. Throughout his incredible football career he has played for South Fremantle and Swan Districts in the WAFL, and Richmond and Collingwood at the national level. In 2010, he won the Sandover Medal along with the Simpson Medal for being the best on ground in the Swans’ one-point win against Claremont in the WAFL Grand Final. In this game, he amassed an incredible 42 disposals and four goals, including the game-winning goal in the 33rd minute of the final quarter. On 7 October 2010, Collingwood signed Andrew and he kicked 35 goals in 23 games in his first season with the club. This included three goals in the 2011 Grand Final loss to Geelong and the 2011 AFL Mark of the Year for his mark in Round 9, for which he also received the Alex Jesaulenko Medal.
Paul Ventouras is a multimedia expert with a wealth of experience. He has been involved with video production, large screen vision creation, and live vision mixing for almost twenty years. Paul has produced, edited and directed large screen productions for the entertainment and fashion industries. More recently, he has specialised in the creation and production of custom videos for the mining sector and education institutions. His creative ability, editing skills together with his filming and photographic expertise allow him to create and control the entire visual process from beginning to end.
During his audio-visual mixing sessions, Paul is able to mix the latest beats and music from around the world with mind blowing visual effects. His skills and enthusiasm make his Inspired Living sessions engaging and fun as he demonstrates the amazing things technology can do.
Michael is an amazing Aboriginal dancer currently dancing with the Sydney Dance Theatre. He teaches acrobatics, circus, dance and the importance of fitness health and giving it a go. Music and dance during his sessions are fresh, contemporary and sets a positive atmosphere to encourage young people to make the most of their opportunities in life.
Rachelle graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree (Honours), from the University of Western Australia. Her studio is based in Perth’s south, where she works from private commissions and on current exhibition projects. Rachelle has spent the past two years as a tutor at UWA and as a Drawing Instructor with Jacksons Drawing Supplies. Her works span several genres from whimsical illustration to realistic painting. Rachelle's vision is to make a greater contribution towards WA’s creative culture and uplift the art community.