Sports Coaching Solutions Limited is delighted to offer high calibre coaches with extensive experience, both coaching and playing. We can arrange tailor-made programmes to suit an individual’s needs for one-2-one sessions to large groups.
Mandie believes coaching is all about identifying the talent every person has, and helping them to achieve their goals. She has the England Cricket Board and the New Zealand Cricket Level 3 qualifications.
She has extensive experience in many aspects of coaching, from age 5 to adults. She currently coaches various School, Club and Representative Cricket and Hockey teams. She played for the Canterbury Magicians as Wicket Keeper and 1-day Opening Batter. She held a record for most runs in a State Season averaging 62 in 2006. Mandie played for England from 2001 to 2003 as the No.1 wicket keeper.
Cricket has always been her passion, and she has also played top level hockey in the English premier league. In 2008 she undertook New Zealand Hockey Level 1 & 2 coaching awards. Mandie has qualifications in coaching many other sports, including archery, soccer, basketball, badminton, athletics, and other outdoor pursuits.
Adam is a passionate easy-going and very knowledgeable coach. He has his Bachelor in Primary Teaching Certificate & Bachelor in Sports Coaching.
With a great deal of experience of coaching over many years including 10 years of coaching juniors at Old Boys Collegians and a few seasons coaching overseas in England & Australia.
He’s currently the OBC Premier Men’s Coach and is as a medium/fast pace bowler & middle order bat & was part of the OBC Premiers team that were National Club Champions in 2013.
Dan is the captain of the Parklands Cricket Senior team where he is a top order batsmen and wicket keeper. He’s the leading runscorer for the team over the last five years.
Dan’s entering his fifth season coaching for Sports Coaching Solutions, having coached various teams ranging from Have a Go to 2nd XI North West Youth Teams. He is now undertaking his NZ Cricket Level 2.
Dan also coaches football for the Parklands Under 18 Team which went on to play in the Lotto Premier Mens Under 19 Tournament last year.
Hayley an aggressive right hand batter who also keeps. Shes represented Canterbury at U21 levels.
She’s had two winters in the UK coaching and playing after completing her Bachelor of Sport Recreation Management while on Cricket Scholarship.
Hayley holds her Level 2 cricket coaching award. Shes coached the Canterbury Under 15 Girls and was the CCA’s female coach of the year 2011. Shes coached a variety of sports, including coaching teams at Old Boys Collegians for the past 7 years.
After completing a Diploma in Parks & Recreation Management at Lincoln University Richard pursued a career in Supermarket Management.
His coaching experience includes 10 years with Lincoln University Rugby Club coaching teams from U21 to Division1 Metro.
A halfback & opening batsman by trade, his return to cricket has been guided through people he’s met & learnt from last year as part of the Coaching Solutions team. His passion is to find ways that allows every player to train & play at their highest level.
Mohit has a Diploma in Sports Management & Exercise Prescription as well as a Diploma in Advanced Sports Management. Last year he achieved his New Zealand Cricket Level-1 coaching qualification.
He played district & state level U13 -U19 in India before coming to New Zealand to study. Last year he was the Old Boys Collegians Senior Best Bowler.
His coaching philosophy is ‘Every player has a talent & as a coach he wants to find a pathway to achieve those goals’
Sharne is our overseas coach for this season from Zimbabwe. Shes a qualified Geography & History teacher and has coached Cricket & Hockey for 8 years. She’s the Zimbabwe Women’s ODI Cricket Captain & has played for the national team for 11 years.
Sharne is also a skilled hockey player playing for both the Zimbabwe Women’s & U21 National Hockey team as vice Captain as well as being a FIH international hockey umpire. Sharne is very passionate about mentoring and coaching children to reach their full potential.