Our Coaches

Our sports coaches make the difference

We believe our investment in top quality coaches is of significant benefit to the girls’ success and wellbeing. Our current coaching staff includes the following expertise:

  • Aaron Ford – former Canterbury Cats coach and former Canterbury representative
  • Anna Thompson – current Mainland Tactix player and former Silver Fern
  • Darcy Rose – current Canterbury Wildcats
  • Rachel McCann – current New Zealand hockey Black Stick
  • Hapi Tohiariki-Lines – current New Zealand U19 Touch player and Canterbury U17 Touch coach
  • Gina Dymand and Paul Foster – former New Zealand Volleyball captains (Gina is the current U21 women’s assistant coach)
  • Remi Feneon – former Tennis French Junior Champion and Canterbury regional coach for six years
  • Alex Boyd – current New Zealand Women’s Waterpolo team
  • Marc Prutton – current National Junior Road coach
  • John Mills – former All Black, Christchurch and Auckland representative rugby player
  • Caleb Harrison – Canterbury Basketball Development Academy head coach and former USA University National Champion assistant coach
  • Shane Verman – current assistant coach to the Mainland Pride football team
  • Frances Mackay – current Canterbury Magicians player
  • Ross Kennedy – specialist strength and conditioning coach
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