Old Collegian common denominator in global success stories

Question: What do great Australian Open hope Ash Barty, seven-time world surfing champion Stephanie Gilmore, Richmond captain Trent Cotchin, AFL premiership coaches Alastair Clarkson and Damien Hardwick and, more recently, the Australian cricket team, have in common?

Hint: He’s the guy who’ll be sitting next to Barty’s original coach, Jim Joyce, in the second row of her player box during Monday night’s fourth round blockbuster against Maria Sharapova on Rod Laver Arena:

Answer: performance coach and professional mentor Ben Crowe (Class of 1986)

Read more: Ash Barty’s French Open Journey and  Performance Coach – Ben Crowe

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