Ben is the Director of Coral Coast Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic. His qualifications entail a Bachelor of Human Movement Science in 2004, a Masters of Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland in 2006, a Masters of Sports Physiotherapy from Latrobe University in 2016 and a Masters in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from La Trobe University in 2018. Ben has completed his Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy course at the Australian Institute of Sport and Level 2 Spinal Physiotherapist course. He also works with the Central Queensland University Bundaberg Physiotherapy program as a casual academic tutor for their musculoskeletal courses and looks after 2nd and 4th-year students.
Ben was born and schooled in Bundaberg and at a junior level represented Queensland in Soccer, Cricket and Volleyball. After graduating, he worked for the Allsports Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine group in Brisbane for a number of years, where he was exposed to, and had the pleasure of working with, such sporting organisations as the Brisbane Broncos, Melbourne Storm, the then Queensland Roar Football Club (now Brisbane Roar) and the Norths Devils (QLD Cup Rugby League). Ben has also been lucky enough to travel as the team physiotherapist for the Australian Schoolboys Rugby League team from 2010 to current & QLD Schoolboys Rugby League team from 2007-2011. Ben is also lucky enough to have worked with the Queensland Rugby League emerging state of origin junior teams since 2016. Ben has been appointed as a regional physiotherapy provider to the Queensland Academy of Sport and worked at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as a clinical sports physiotherapist.
Locally, Ben provides physiotherapy services to the Past Brothers Rugby League club and Bingera Football Club. Personally, Ben has a keen interest in improving his golf and stand up paddle boarding and has started enjoying the challenge of F45 training.