placeholder image
  • Contact Info

Catherine Ordway Academic, Management Sport & Tourism

Catherine's role also contributes to La Trobe Sport (including the La Trobe Sport Park). It is the University's vision to become the Australian University of choice for sports study, teaching, research and industry engagement.

Catherine Ordway is a sports lawyer, administrator, anti-doping and integrity expert, tribunal member, media commentator and an educator. Catherine is also a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, teaching the subject she and Hayden Opie developed, Sports Integrity and Investigations, in the Master of Sports Law. Catherine has previously been a Senior Lecturer at the University of Canberra and developed and taught the "Performance Integrity" subject for the 2015 Masters of High Performance. Catherine also developed and taught the Masters of Law subject "Doping in Sport: Global Issues" at the University of NSW.

Catherine has assisted sports as diverse as: archery, athletics, baseball, combat sports, cricket, cycling, football, golf, rowing, softball and swimming in a variety of selection, anti-doping and code of conduct disputes. Catherine is an anti-doping tribunal member of the International Cricket Council, the World Baseball-Softball Confederation, SportAccord and the West Indies Cricket Board. Catherine has also served as a board member of Australian Canoeing and Capital Football. Catherine is the IAAF Doping Control and Medical Delegate for Australia, and is on the Ethics and Integrity panel for Triathlon Australia. Catherine sits on the International Sports Law Journal editorial board and is an expert contributor to the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Clearinghouse.


education and training

  • BA(Jur), .
  • GDLP, .
  • Grad Dip Investigations Management, .
  • LLB, .