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About Chris Zehntner

Dr Chris Zehntner PhD(UTAS), GradCert. Research (UTAS), GradDip Teaching (JCU), GradDip Aqua (Deakin), BAppSci (AMC).
Dr Chris Zehntner is a lecturer in PDHPE with the School of Education at SCU. Chris brings together teaching and coaching experience to inform both his tertiary teaching and research. He is a recipient of several university awards for teaching and program design. His research has impacted coach education and coach mentoring programs designed for elite Australian swim coaches. Chris’ current research focusses on inclusion, intersectionality and relationships of power in sporting contexts. 


Present Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Education


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Honors and Awards

  • Teaching merit certificate – Team Award (UTAS) 2015
  • Teaching merit certificate – Individual Award (UTAS) 2014
  • Teaching merit certificate – Team Award (UTAS) 2012

Contact Information

Locked Mail Bag 4
Coolangatta QLD
Australia 4225
Phone: (+61 7) 5589 3163


Journal articles (7)

Book chapters (3)

Conferences (2)