Dave Jeffrey is Sport Canterbury's Physical Activity Manager, a role with responsibility for the greater Christchurch, Canterbury and West Coast region.
Dave is part of a senior management team committed to growing physical literacy, sporting participation, and healthy communities across the region.
As one of New Zealand’s 14 Regional Sports Trusts, Sport Canterbury delivers Green Prescription programmes and services with a team of dedicated Physical Health Advisors.
Dave provides leadership for the Physical Activity team, which supports health professionals and practice nurses by giving patients the opportunity to link in with community activities, and ongoing support.
The team consists of exercise prescription specialists, with significant experience in health related fields, including physiotherapy, physical education, rehabilitation and nursing.
He originally joined the team in August 2015 as Physical Activity Team Leader.
Originally from Scotland, the keen golfer and runner brings a depth of physical activity and community engagement experience to Sport Canterbury.
He has held significant leadership roles in projects involving health and wellbeing improvement, including the Ageing Well Project in Scotland’s East Lothian.
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