Beau Vernon suffered a spinal cord injury while playing Australian Rules Football in 2012, leaving him a quadriplegic.
As Senior Head Coach of the Phillip Island Football Club, Beau took his team to the 2018 Premiership. He presents motivational speeches at schools, personal development days with businesses, awards nights, and for disability awareness. He is also a Pride of Australia medal holder, father of two, and an active sportsman.
Beau will talk about his journey from being a successful junior athlete to dealing with the changes of living life in a wheelchair. Sometimes things happen in life that we can’t control, and Beau will give some key takeaway messages around our mindset, dealing with challenges and change, and making the most of different situations no matter how crap they are.