Ian Oliver

October 2011 – The City of Newcastle head coach, Ian Oliver, faced an agonising choice between attending his first Commonwealth Games or going to his mother’s funeral

The biggest lesson life has taught me is…

Be patient and expect kicks in the backside. I heard something on the radio a number of years ago and it’s so right: if you want a career in sport, expect more kicks in the backside than pats on the back.

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