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Dr Jack Cookson

Dr Jack Cookson

Jack is a senior Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar moving to Qsports in 2024. He has experience covering a range of sports at the elite level and is passionate about using exercise to optimise outcomes for all patients.

After completing his foundation medical training in Geelong, Jack moved to Canberra to commence specialty training at the Australian Institute of Sport. In this role, he provided care to elite and talent pathway athletes in sports including basketball, volleyball, rowing, triathlon and swimming, as well as para-athletes.

Jack has since spent time in private practice at Specialist Sports Medicine Centre under the supervision of Dr Kylie Shaw, and has been team doctor for the Australian Men’s Cricket Team, Canberra Raiders (NRL), Canberra United (A League Women) and Geelong Cats (VFL). He has provided event coverage at the Australian PGA Golf Championship, the Canberra International Tennis Tournament, and the Canberra Marathon.

Outside of work, Jack is a single figure golfer, enjoys keeping fit and remains actively involved in community sport. His sporting highlight is representing Australasia in Gaelic football at the 2019 GAA World Games in Ireland.

Team/Event Experience

  • Team Doctor – Australian Men’s Cricket Team (Tour of South Africa 2023, Home Series vs West Indies 2024)
  • Event Doctor – Canberra International Tennis Tournament
  • Team Doctor – Canberra Raiders NRL (2022-2023) – Dr Ken Crichton NRL Fellowship
  • Event Doctor – Australian PGA Golf Championship (2023)
  • Team Doctor – Australia A Men’s Cricket Team (Tour of Sri Lanka 2022, Tour of New Zealand 2023)
  • Team Doctor – Canberra United A League Women (2022-2023)
  • Program Doctor – Australian Volleyball Academy, AIS (2021)
  • Program Doctor – Basketball Australia Women’s Centre of Excellence, AIS (2021)
  • Event Doctor – The Canberra Marathon Festival (2021)
  • Team Doctor – Geelong Cats, VFL (2019-2020)
  • Match Day Doctor – Hyundai A-League / Westfield W-League (2019-2020)
  • Doctor – AFL Academy (Allies) U18 (2020)
  • Team Doctor – Geelong Falcons U18 TAC Cup (2018)


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) – Monash University


  • Bone stress injuries in Centre of Excellence basketballers at the Australian Institute of Sport from 2015-2020: a cohort study (in progress)