“Knowing is not enough. We must apply. Willing is not enough. We must do.”

Bruce Lee

Damian Hecker

Co-founder

Damian has crafted thousands of hours of learning experiences for tens of thousands of school aged students and adults, with a focus on authentic application, skill development and utilising superior pedagogical practices in an online learning realm for over a decade.

He is at his best combining his decades of experience in education, sport administration and technology with Playbk Sports clients unique needs to find new, more impactful ways to engage with their fans.

His learning design expertise has driven the growth of online learning and fitness technology products for professional and national organisations, including National Football League, Gold Coast SUNS, Brisbane Broncos, Aus Cycling and Special Olympics Australia.

Damian resides on Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country, which is located in regional Victoria. He spends his time keeping up with two young boys alongside his wife Julia.

Damian Hecker, Co-founder at Playbk Sports

QUALIFICATIONS

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Masters, Sports Coaching
The University of Queensland
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Bachelor of Education
La Trobe University
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Professional Certificate in Management
Melbourne Business School

ACHIEVEMENTS

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) EdTech Start-up Accelerator 

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Design & deployed 1,000+ hours of immersive online content 

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Premiership Player at Newbridge Football Club
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Learning Designer – VicHealth Sports Initiative of the Year 2021

Damian Hecker

Co-founder

Located in regional Victoria, Australia, Damian is the global engine room for Playbk Sports.

His proven elitism executing the end-to-end delivery of all aspects of online learning empowers fans to keep coming back.