Kerrie Rosemond is a former professional track cyclist and global ambassador for women's sport and social campaigns. She competed for Australia for more than a decade, winning gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and several medals at World, Oceanic and National events.
Outside of the sporting arena, Kerrie has obtained experience within various healthcare, education, sport and lifestyle sectors holding positions including Head Coach, Team Leader, Manager, Advisor and Coordinator. She has broad experience in navigating partnership and sponsorship relationships, having worked with large organisations including BHP, National Bank of Australia and Multiplex. In addition to extensive experience, Kerrie holds post graduate education qualifications in Business Administration and has been the recipient of several awards including the prestigious Centenary Medal of Australia in 2001 for her service to sport.
Kerrie dominated the cycling ranks from a very young age where she achieved senior world medals and multiple records from 17 years of age. In 2002, she won the Sprint and 500m Time Trial events at the Manchester Commonwealth Games and went on to achieve silver and bronze in these disciplines at a home Commonwealth Games in Melbourne 2006. She was a contender for the 2004 Olympic team, but pulled out from competition due to nagging back injuries, suffered during numerous crashes that occurred during competitions earlier that year. Following retirement, she co-developed resources for junior cyclists and volunteered at championship events in various coaching roles.
The State government of Queensland named Kerrie Meares Crescent, a street in Gracemere as a recognition to Kerrie's contributions to sport and the society in which it is played.
Kerrie is currently an ambassador for National community engagement programs, including the Australian Institute of Sport's Thrive with Pride Program. She is a Director at the Track Cycling Academy, overseeing the coaching team who provide support to cyclists worldwide and is employed at the Queensland University of Technology within Student Services.