Robert Regent

Founder and Head Coach at Everyday Champions

2022 ACT Local Hero Nominee

Robert (Rob) Regent is a passionate advocate for people with a disability, using his passion for sport, health and fitness to create a more understanding and inclusive community.

Having travelled the world setting up sporting programs in developing countries, Rob turned his attention to his local community when he founded Everyday Champions in Canberra.

Everyday Champions runs programs, activities and events built around six life areas: health and wellbeing, family and friends, wealth, meaning, growth and fun. By focusing on these elements, Rob inspires people with a disability to live their best lives.

Involved in sport and disability services for 20 years, Rob was previously a community educator at the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, a project officer at Right To Play, and a sport and development consultant for Sport Australia.

Rob has also been a mentor and community outreach coordinator for Menslink, and a sport development manager for the Special Olympics Australia in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales.