Coachforce

Netball New Zealand's CoachForce is funded by the New Zealand Community Trust. Sport New Zealand provides support & development for netball coaches at every level and in every zone of New Zealand.

Community Coaching Manager is Adrienne Morrin and Community Netball Director is Laura Menzies.

The five national CoachForce coaches are:

  • Robin Manihera (Zone 1) Netball Northern Zone (WNC is in this Zone)
  • Dale Atkinson (Zone 2) Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty
  • Lindsay Filiata (Zone 3) Netball Central
  • Jennie Hooper (Zone 4) Netball Mainland
  • Noeline Scott (Zone 5) Netball South

All five currently coach netball at school, club, age group and/or national levels. They work in their own zones, but also move around the country presenting & facilitating Coach Development Framework Modules & other workshops in conjunction with the five Netball New Zealand zones.

Netball New Zealand CoachForce is responsible for:

  • Writing, compiling & updating material for Netball New Zealand's free online coaching tools, Taking off into Netball Coaching & Coaching Toolkit.
  • Organising & presenting Workshops for Coaches around New Zealand
  • Training Starting Out in Coaching course facilitators
  • Running selection seminars
  • Assisting with regional coach appointments and debriefs
  • National coach development initiatives
  • Templates for coach job descriptions
  • Team leadership for regional CoachForce
  • Delivering coach development framework modules
  • Supporting regional development plans
  • Regional planning support
  • General coach support