Stuart Morgan

Associate Professor in Sports Analytics @ La Trobe University

Stuart Morgan is Associate Professor of Sports Analytics at La Trobe University and has a PhD in sensory neuroscience. He has over 16 years’ experience in high performance sport at the Victorian Institute of Sport and the Australian Institute of Sport, and has worked with numerous high profile international teams including the Australian Women’s Hockey team at the Beijing Olympics. He currently leads the new Masters of Sports Analytics program at La Trobe University.  His work focuses on gaining competition insight from ball and player tracking data using data mining, deep learning and other machine learning techniques.  Dr Morgan was co-author of the paper “The Thin Edge of the Wedge”: Accurately Predicting Shot Outcomes in Tennis using Style and Context Priors” that won best paper award at the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston.