Scott Sharples, Executive Officer

Scott has over 10 years’ experience in the South East Queensland sporting landscape and joined Paddle Queensland in November 2019. Prior to joining Paddle Queensland, Scott held senior management, marketing and communication roles within the media industry spanning over 14 years.

Scott is actively involved in Queensland’s sporting landscape as a participant, coach, official, volunteer and provides insight, guidance, resources, assets, board and committee oversight, as well as strategic and financial management advice to member clubs through challenging situations.

Scott has Diploma of Business Administration, Management and Operations and is responsible for the general management, governance and staffing of the office to support the promotion, development and growth of paddle sports across Queensland to ensure our vision of ‘More people paddling, More of the time’.

Contact Details

E: eo.qld@paddle.org.au

M: 0414 960 728


Eden Williamson, Events & Communication Manager

Eden graduated from Bond University in 2017 with a Diploma of Sports Management and has since worked in various sporting fields specialising in Development, Event Management and Sports Administration. Eden joined the Paddle Queensland team in October 2020.

As the Events & Communication Manager, Eden is responsible for providing operational supportacross all Paddlesport events. Primarily the role focuses on the management of all event, activity, and communication requirements of Paddle Queensland. The position will also provide support to other Paddle Queensland programs and projects.

Eden does not have a paddling background but is keen to get out on the water. She is heavily involved with Field Hockey, having played both state and national level. Eden’s passion for sport is evident and we are excited aboard the Paddle Queensland team.

Contact Details

E: events.qld@paddle.org.au

M: 0408 901 900