VNL Coaches & Support Personnel

2022 VNL Coach application: closed

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2022 VNL Team Support Personnel* application: click here

*Includes: Team Managers, Primary Care, Stats data Entry, Bench Officials

2021/22 VNL Coach Director: Wendy Jacobsen 

  • Playing history: Australian Squad, Melbourne Vixens, Melbourne Phoenix, Vic state 21 & 19s teams
  • Coaching history: Collingwood Magpies (specialist), Boroondara Express 2017, Rowville Academy, 
  • Current: 19U Victorian Team Head Coach

2021/22 VNL High Performance Manager: Dr Lyndell Bruce

  • Senior Lecturer Sports Science, Deakin University / Course Director, Master of Applied Sport Science 
  • Teaching: skill aquisition (motor learning & control / Performance Analysis
  • Research: Centre for Sport Research /  Decision Making Expertise (PhD), talent identification and development, performance analysis, training load monitoring 

2021/22 Championship Coach: Kathleen Knott

  • Playing history: Melbourne Vixens, Vic Fury (Captain), Vic state 21 &19s teams, VNL Championship player 14 years
  • Coaching history: Northern / Central East Academy, 17U Vic apprentice 

2022 Boroondara Express Coaching Team

Position Coach             Accreditation             
Coach Director      Wendy Jacobsen       Advanced
High Performance Manager Lyndell Bruce Advanced
Open Head Coach       Kathleen Knott Advanced
Open Assistant Coaches

Lauren Nardelli

Chris Cameron

Advanced

Development > Interm

19U Head Coach Lyndell Bruce Advanced
Assistant 19U

Penny Forrest

Danni Taylor

Advanced

Intermediate

Specialist Coaches

Kaylea Ingham-Mcquade     

Eliza Allen

Leesa Gallard

Elite

Intermediate

Elite

Express Talent Squad 1 Ness Alexandra Intermediate
Express Talent Squad 2 Lindy Barrow  Development > Interm
Strength & Conditioning Coach             Courtney Brown  n/a
ScholarshipCoach Hayley Mettes Intermediate

 

IPerana Stats Program (IPSP)

Digital Performance Tracking & Analysis         Chau Le Director Iperana Sports             
Performance Analyst - stats & video

Lyndell Bruce  

Deakin Uni

Sport Science Interns

TBA

TBA

Deakin Uni

Deakin Uni

Prevention Injury Management Performance (PIMP) Program

Strength & Conditioning  Simon Olive

Anytime Fitness, Kew

Physiotherapist

Michelle Massaraney 

Prahran, Sth Melbourne   
Dietician

Emilia Renney

Restore Movement, Ashwood

Sports Science 

Lyndell Bruce Deakin University

 Psychologist

Leah Fogarty Between the Ears        

Medical Practitioner  

Sue Reddish     

Deakin University    

Boroondara EXPRESS Support Personnel:

TEAM       MANAGER                      PRIMARY CARE               BENCH OFFICIALS           
Champ  Ann Marie Poston   Keely White 

Kirrily Zimmerman,

Penny Forrest,

Grant Kennerley

Craig Moyle

Div One  Fiona Alderson  Keely White
19&Under  Wes Armstrong  Keely White

Boroondara EXPRESS Management Committee:

BNA Administrator Sue Reddish
VNL Coach Director         Wendy Jacobsen
VNL High Performance Manager   Lyndell Bruce
VNL Championship Coach Kathleen Knott
BNA Rep team coordinator Sarndra Kennerley
Independent     Amanda Sherwen
Independent Jan Daniher               

 


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