Executive Overview

Anthony Coe - President

Anthony Coe


Currently the Assistant Principal at Rosny College, Anthony has a special interest in Information Technology and its application to HPE. Anthony has contributed extensively to the professional learning of teachers across the state and believes our networking can be improved by accessing Twitter, Google Hangouts and Facebook.

Vaughan Cruickshank - Vice-President

Vaughan Cruickshank


Vaughan Cruickshank is currently lecturing in Health and Physical Education at the University of Tasmania, and has previously taught in Australia, England and Japan. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his 2 young daughters.

Anita Welsh - Treasurer

Anita Welsh


Anita is a Health and Physical Education teacher at Ogilvie High School and last year was named the ACHPER Tasmania Outstanding Practitioner in Health and Physical Education for Secondary Schools. Anita has previously lead the delivery of moderation days for all southern secondary schools and contributed to the professional learning of teachers for the Australian Curriculum.

Angela Sheahen - Secretary

Angela Sheahen


Graduated from UTAS in 2006 with a Bachelor of Human Movement. Angela’s international teaching experience (London) and knowledge of the local teaching and learning landscape gives her a great platform to contribute to the ACHPER board. Angela loves her job, is passionate about providing a quality curriculum and works as a personal trainer in her spare time.

David Webster

David Webster

David is the Learning Area Manager of HPE at Rosny College and has vast experience in establishing and sustaining athlete development programs across a broad range of sports. He is a qualified counsellor and enjoys helping students engage with their learning environment and transition through schooling. He has delivered seminars and workshops for teachers and pre service teachers and has run sports carnivals state-wide.

Alex Hardy

Alex Hardy

Graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2012 with a Bachelor of Human Movement. Alex has worked at Latrobe High School for the past 3 years, teaching Grade 7-10 Health and Physical Education. This is Alex’s first year on the ACHPER board and she brings great perspective to all that we offer.

Aaron Humphrey

Aaron Humphrey

University of Tasmania graduate, Aaron’s teaching experience extends to three primary schools and he has a desire to provide successful and motivating lessons for all. Has an extensive background in Athletics. Aaron joined the ACHPER board to try and gain high quality professional learning for primary school teachers and to continue to build strong networks for all PE teachers.

Peter Goward

Peter Goward

Pete currently works at Rokeby High School overseeing community impacts via collaborations targeting next practice. He brings a wealth of knowledge
and skills gleaned from national and international teaching and learning experience. He founded and organised a national collegiate athletic association culminating in an award for service to students.