B. App. Sc. (Physio) (Adelaide 1985)
Deane is the founding practice partner with Louise Mason. He has over 30 years experience in sports, musculoskeletal, occupational and general physiotherapy. Graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy from the South Australian Institute of Technology in 1985, Deane has an extensive experience in Endurance Sports, Football and Gymnastics.
He is a past national team member of Triathlon Australia, Welsh Triathlon team and a South Australian state cycling champion, as well as history as a player, coach (Asian B licence) and physio in football (Soccer) and has been an advisor to the SA high performance Swim squad and an accredited provider for the South Australian Sports Institute.
Deane began working with the Football Federation Australia in 2007 and has filled the roles of both Strength and Conditioning coach and Physiotherapist for the Men’s U17 Joeys, Futsal, U23 Olyroos, and is the current lead Physio with the U20 Young Socceroos program – being awarded a Diploma in Football Medicine by FIFA in 2017.
He has been a team Physio at 12 Asian Football Championships, 6 Asean Football Championships and 3 FIFA World Cups, and is the current consultant Physiotherapist for Gymnastics South Australia overseeing the high performance men’s and women’s programs.
Deane has a passion for the early recognition of dysfunction / injury / movement disorders and their relationship with load management. He enjoys keeping healthy bodies moving without time away from sport or work. In his spare time he enjoys keeping himself fit and healthy in both body and mind.