Sales and Marketing in Corporate Australia, he co-founded his second Company however, he explained that he felt something was missing. This is when he left Australia to explore Asia. He arrived in Taipei, Taiwan and took up offers to teach English at the Taipei Montessori School. He and his new group of friends skated here, there - everywhere. One day, Ms Lam, the Founder of the Montessori Taipei, said, "you should always do what you love. Why not teach English on skates". And so it was.
Two decades, four Countries, several skate shops, and over 10,000 graduates of the program, Hanson's journey on skates continues, in Singapore. His mantra,... "as Coaches, we accept the responsibility to help kids discover the fun of skating and help parents raise awesome kids,... on wheels!"
Hanson is an Internationally Certified Master Coach (ISCC), was awarded the National Coach Accreditation (NCAP) and was included into the National Registration of Coaches (NROC). He is recognised as one for the "pioneers" of the development of skating sports in Singapore (Since 1999) establishing coach certification programs, over 40 local, regional and international skating events and coached athletes to compete in Asian X-Games and his Teams bought home bronze medals from the World Inline Championships, Canada. Hanson has been featured on Channel News Asia, OKTO, 987 radio, AXN TV, Straits Times Lifestyle, and many other media. He lives in Singapore, is a father of two boys and is still very active in sports coaching today.