We are very proud to announce the Coaches for the 2016 season:
Head Coach and A Grade Coach: Mandy Hopkins
Mandy is a well-known and respected netball coach. She brings to our club 30 years of experience coaching netball at a Football- Netball league level which have included clubs such as Devon Meadows, Hastings and Seaford. During her time at these clubs there has been outstanding improvement seen in both players and teams as a whole. Mandy has also coached the U17’s team at Peninsula Waves, a role she will again be taking on this year, in addition with donating much of her free time to tutoring and coaching individuals who wish to better their netball skills beyond their individual teams. We are extremely excited about the level of experience and knowledge she will be bringing to the club in the 2016 Season.
B Grade Coach: Stacy Woodward
Stacy comes from a long history of local netball legends with her ancestors helping to start up the Pearcedale Junior Netball Club over 40 years ago, and her herself emerging as the current day President. Stacy has been coaching juniors for over 12 years and is extremely excited to step up to a new challenge coaching seniors for the first time in 2016. Last year Stacy took on a role as Head Under 13’s Coach for Casey Squad, a role she has been asked to fulfil again this year. With excellent knowledge of modern day netball, we feel Stacy will be a valued member of the 2016 coaching staff.
C Grade Coach: Elise Bruce
In 2016 we would like to welcome an old face back to our coaching staff. Elise (Foss) has been a player with the club since its inception in 2009. Foss commenced her coaching career with Pearcedale Football Netball Club in 2013 taking her C Grade team to the finals in her first year. She backed up with excellent results in 2014 missing out on finals by only 1%. Pearcedale are very excited to have her back on the coaching team in 2016.