He also served as Chairman of the National Basketball League (NBL) from October 2013 until August 2015.
Prior to the Wildcats/Lynx, he practiced as a management consultant to public, private and non-profit organisations in Australia and the USA.
In 1991, he won Rolling Stone Magazine’s national writing award.
Nick Marvin studied Business and Computing at Monash University and has an MBA from RMIT University. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM), a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Turnaround Management Association.
He has been married to Leigh for almost 20 years; they have six children who are home-schooled. They attend daily mass at Victoria Park Catholic Church.
EFFORT BOOK »»
In 2015, Nick Marvin published his first children’s book – EFFORT
The illustrated story is about a young basketball player who overcomes a perceived lack of talent and athletic ability and becomes an unlikely hero through sheer effort and hard work.
More information or buy a copy here…
PERTH WILDCATS »»
Nick Marvin commenced as CEO of the Perth Wildcats in 2006 and assumed full management control in 2009 as managing director when he restructured the entire company.
Since that time, the organisation has turned-around historical losses to post consecutive profits.
On-court the team has won four national championships in the last eight years reaching the Grand Final six times and the Semi Finals twice.
In 2011, the Wildcats moved from a 4,200 seat stadium to a 12,500 seat Arena which it regularly fills to capacity. It boasts the best attendances and television viewership in the National Basketball League.
PERTH LYNX »»
In 2015, the organisation acquired the Perth Lynx in the Womens National Basketball League. In its inaugural year under new management, the team made its first post-season appearance since 2000 by qualifying for the Grand Final.
The Perth Lynx became the first professional women’s team in Australia to employ their players as full-time athletes.
* Factor-7 Profit Generator
(Marvin, N. 1998) Institute of Scientific Advertising & Marketing.
* 21 Ways to Improve your Advertisements
(Marvin, N. 1999) Institute of Scientific Advertising & Marketing.
* Corporate Communications – A 21st Century Primer
(Fernandez, J., Marvin, N. et al) Sage Publications 2004.
* Globalisation – MYOB’s growth from bedroom to world stage
(Marvin, N.) 2001