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Dylan Alcott OAM

Tennis

In 2016 Dylan Alcott became the first wheelchair athlete to be awarded the Newcombe Medal – the highest individual honour in Australian tennis. He is one of the most broadly talented athletes and media presenters in the talent market today.

Bio

Aspire Talent Group feels enormously privileged to provide talent management services to Paralympic gold medallist and five-time Australian Open quad singles champion, Dylan Alcott.

Dylan is an accomplished athlete, speaker, media commentator, brand ambassador and advocate for people living with a disability. He is also the founding director of Get Skilled Access and the Dylan Alcott Foundation – a charitable organisation helping young Australians with disabilities gain self-esteem and respect through sport and study.

Dylan Alcott is a three-time Paralympian. He has won three gold medals in two different sports. He is also one of the most recognised and revered athletes in the Paralympic sports movement around the world. His unique ability to connect with people on a personal level has shaped his brand and elevated his profile to become one of the most commercially successful athletes in Australia. Dylan is a sought-after keynote speaker around the world. He hosts a weekend breakfast radio show on the Hit Network and is a sports commentator for the Nine Network

Dylan’s brand partners include ANZ, OCS, NEC, Tennis Australia, Toyota, Nike, and Babolat.

Achievements

Winner – 2015-2019 Australian Open
Winner – 2015-2016, 2018 US Open
Winner – NEC Masters Singles Champion
Winner – ITF World Team Cup
Gold – 2016 Rio Paralympic Games – Wheelchair Quad Singles
Gold – 2016 Rio Paralympic Games – Wheelchair Quad Doubles

Info

Nationality: Australian
DOB: 4 December 1990
Age: 28
Resides: Melbourne
Sport: Tennis Wheelchair Quad Singles and Doubles
Media: Weekend Breakfast – Hit Network, Tennis Commentator – Nine Network
Partners: ANZ, OCS, NEC, Tennis Australia, Toyota, Nike, Babolat

Awards

2016 Newcombe Medal, Tennis Australia
2016 Finalist – The Don Award, Australian Sports Hall of Fame
2016 Australian Paralympian of the Year
2016 Governors Award for Victorian Sportsperson of the Year
2010 All-Star 5, Wheelchair Basketball World Championships
2009 Order of Australia Medal