The Team

We are supported by a coaching network of current and former internationals, state level representatives, and talented up-and-coming young coaches that form part of our Coach Development Program.



Position: Academy Head Coach & Owner of sportDS

Previous Experience:

  • Head coach at MHSOB (Men) & previously Powerhouse & St Kilda (Women)

  • Previous Assistant coach & Technical Coordinator at HBS (Women’s 1st’s) in The Netherlands

  • Technical consultant across a range of Melbourne schools

  • Hockey Australia Level 3 Coach



Position: Head Goalkeeper Coach

Previous Experience:

  • BSc in Sports Science and Management

  • Former England U21 GK

  • Former Cannock and Oxted HC GK

  • England Hockey Level 1 Coach

  • Current Hawthorn HC Premier League GK



Position: Technical & Game Awareness Coach

Previous Experience:

  • Previous Victorian Women’s (Vipers) Head Coach

  • Head Coach at Monash University (Men), previously Mentone HC (Men), MCC (Women), Powerhouse & St Kilda (Women)

  • 5 x Premier League (State League 1) Premiership player with Powerhouse & St Kilda HC

  • 10 years Victorian outdoor and indoor representative, Australian indoor representative