Researcher profile for Geoff Simons
I have been involved in organising sporting events since 1980's and this includes three University Games as Event Manager. I have been Sport Liaison Coordinator for the NZ Masters Games for the last seven times in Dunedin. I organise the annual SI Junior Rugby Tournament for under 15 teams and the annual Girls Rugby Festival in Oamaru. All events that give students a chance to gain practical experience. Currently involved in rugby and lawn bowls administration at various levels.
See a list of articles published in issues of: Scope: Contemporary Research Topics by this researcher.
Simons, G. (2017) Significance of birth dates of NZ national rugby players (All Blacks) in the professional era compared to the amateur era. Rugby Historian and Statisticians April 2017 (non-academic version).
Simons, G. & Adams, L. (2017) Significance of Birth Dates of NZ National Rugby Players (All Blacks) - a comparison of the professional and amatuer eras. Scope Contemporary Research Topics, Health and Wellbeing, 1, Activity, 164-170. www.thescopes.org.nz
Simons, G. (2014) Are Country Kids Better at Sport? Friday, 2nd May 2014, Tauranga. ITP Sport and Recreation. http://www.sportsground.co.nz/files/Site/991/6/Pdf/100419201310KTCHTFKP.pdf