Oliver has always acknowledged that success on the track only comes with attention to detail, preparation, and practice. More than ever before, racing drivers are regarded as elite athletes who must hone and perfect their driving skills alongside ultimate physical fitness. Oliver completed his mechanical engineering and sporting excellence qualifications, making him a qualified sports coach.
“Failing to prepare is preparing to fail”, and this applies particularly to motorsport where the stakes are high and there is no margin for error. Oliver therefore works with great dedication and care towards his drivers to help with their race preparation. The unique state of the art Race Simulator, High Performance gym, a wealth of knowledge and expertise enables drivers under Oliver’s guidance to arrive at the race circuit well prepared and ready to get ahead of the competition.
He is regarded as an expert in the field of athletic development working within elite professional sport as a Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for over 25 years within the NRL Australia, Super 15s Rugby, Great Britain RL, Superleague UK, English Premier League soccer, as well working with many other elite athletes in various sports, including Olympic and world Champions.
His extensive practical experience knowledge and expertise is backed up with a Masters of Exercise Science in Strength & Conditioning.
He is a former International Athlete who holds the unique achievement of representing his country as a coach and athlete at two different sports.
2015 saw Jayden's first race wins and podium finishes at the Victorian State Formula ford Championship. 2016 saw Jayden step up to compete in the National Formula Ford Series where he had several pole positions and race wins, and finished the championship in 4th position. Jayden competed again in the National Formula Ford Series in 2017, with several race wins, coming home on the podium for an overall 3rd in the National Championship.
Jayden completed his Formula Ford journey with over 20 podiums to his name over the last few seasons, along with a number of wins, pole positions and fastest laps. He still holds the Formula Ford lap record at Winton Raceway.
Jayden remains focussed on a career in motor racing and progressing into the International Open Wheel arena or the Australian Supercars Championship. In 2018 Jayden will compete in the pre-eminent open-wheel development category across the globe, Formula 4, in the Australian F4 Championship.