2018 KDNA Rep Coaches Profiles
Rachelle Anstey: KDNA has appointed Rachelle as Head Coach for 2018 bringing to Kingston valuable coaching experience from Chelsea NA in 2015-2017 together with her experience as rep coach in 2014-2015 as Kingston's 15Yrs/U teams.
Rachelle also has coaching experience as lead club coach to CCC Bolts and club coach to Pink Panthers.
Rachelle will continue with via the coaching panel the “Dare To Be A Diamond” program as introduced be previous Head Coach in 2017.
Rachelle is passionate about working with all coaches to improve their coaching abilities and making Kingston as Association players will want to join and be a part of in the future.
Kingston is very fortunate to have a passionate and dedicated Head Coach in 2018.
Senior Rep Squads
Kingston has one Open Age Squad for 2018 with yet to be appointed coach/s
Simon Klose: KDNA Rep is fortunate to have Simon Klose return as one of its coaches for the 2018 year. Simon brings a wealth of defensive knowledge with him and believes in fierce competition for the ball. We look forward to the inspiration he will give to our 17/U squad in 2018.
Rod Tatter: With a wealth of experience coaching across many age groups, KDNA Rep is lucky to have Rod Tatter as a returning member of our coaching panel for 2018.
Simon and Rod will be joint coaches for 17Yrs/U squad and will work hard bring out the best in our young 17/U.
Sam Silvester: Great to have Sam return to KDNA in 2018 as coach for 15Yrs/U . Sam may be young, but has achieved greatly in netball, having played for Monash Development Squad and competed internationally in rowing.
This year Sam has been selected to Southern Saints 19Yrs/U VNL
Sam brings her wealth of goaling knowledge to the 15/U squad and will be an invaluable member of the coaching panel.
Rachellle Anstey: Rachelle in the interim will work with Sam in 15Yrs/U squad
Junior Rep Squads
Liz McHenry: Liz returns to the Rep program in 2018 bringing with her more than 10 years of experience as a coach at club level and over 2 years 11/U Rep coaching then 2017 13Yrs/U lead coach.
She is a dedicated and passionate coach with patience aplenty. She has a talent for taking raw skills and creating strong, capable netballers. We are very fortunate to have her as part of our coaching panel. Liz is the 13/U Representative Coach for 2018
Sam Partridge: Sam was new to Kingston in 2017 as the Open Reserve Coach. With her coaching skills the team managed to play in Waverley semi final Monday Night Open Indoor Section 1
Sam is very passionate about junior netball having coached junior teams in the past at Caulfield and she looks forward to working with the coaching panel for 2018
Taya Collier: Taya Collier returns for yet another year in the Rep program, bringing her wealth of experience of both playing coaching and umpiring netball. Having played at regional Super-league level, Taya understands the demands of netball and the solid foundation of skills that is required to succeed. Taya is 11/U Representative Coach for 2018.
Gabby Bull: KDNA Rep welcomes back coach Gabby Bull to the 11/U coaching panel for 2018. Bringing impressive achievements at Monash VNL level and being an all-star goaler for our very own Open side, Gabby is looking forward to passing on her knowledge and skills to the new netballers in our program. Gabby is 11/U Coach for 2018.
Rachel Edmond: Rachel is our longest serving coach in the Junior Representative program starting with 11Yrs/U and progressing to 15Yrs/U in 2017.
Her work commitments not allowing her time for Waverley attendance, and her 10 years of experience, Kingston have appointed her to 11Yrs/U to work in conjunction with Gabby and Taya in 11Yrs/U squad for 2018
Rachel is well versed in the progression of skill level required of players. Rachel brings great enthusiasm and dedication to her role and we are very fortunate to have her consistent guidance and support of the Rep Program.