The PFA is pleased to welcome Tania Paterson to the PFA team as Executive Officer.

Tania will be working closely with PFA Executive Chairman on member services matters and PFA operations.

Tania has been involved in elite sport from a young age, firstly as an athlete in the sport of diving where she was on the New Zealand national team for twelve years and obtained her ultimate goal of competing at the Olympic Games.

She then went on to study remedial therapy specialising in sports massage and working with elite athletes. While also pursuing a career in diving coaching, initially at a club level, Tania moved to Adelaide for a coaching/ talent identification position with Diving SA and the South Australian Sports Institute.

After moving to Melbourne she worked at Hockey Australia further developing her administration and finance skills and is now looking forward to being apart of the PFA team