National Coaching Advisory Group Reforms

by Team BV

Bowls Australia have today announced the membership of the reformed National Coaching Advisory Group.

Coaching is such an important component of the sport of Bowls both from a participation and a high performance perspective. We cannot underestimate the importance of the role of the coach in helping individuals to improve their game and retaining their interest in the sport.

The following people have been appointed for a 2 year term:

  • Gary Willis (Chair) – National Assistant Coach and NSW Coach, former Australian and NSW representative
  • Therese Hastings – National Selector and Coach, WA Women’s Coach and experienced Club Coach, BA Assessor for Advanced Coach Accreditation
  • Gail Page-Davies – Club Coach and has professional coaching experience in Bowls and with a background in coaching in other sports (Netball, Squash and Golf) and in teaching music
  • Neil Gray – Bowls Victoria Participation Manager, a Level 3 Cricket Coach and an accredited Football Coach – both in soccer and AFL
  • Sharyn Renshaw – Former Australian and NSW representative, NSW Junior Development Coach/Selector and experienced Club Coach, Advanced Coach in Bowls and Figure Skating
  • Clay Parker – BA RBM for Newcastle region, Experienced Bowls Co-ordinator and Coach most recently at East Maitland BC, member of NSW Bowlers arm committee
  • Michael Beaumont – BA Coach Development Specialist, former Bowls NSW Development Manager, experienced presenter and public speaker
    (Ex- Officio and Convenor)

The objective of the National Coaching Advisory Group (NCAG) is to provide advice and guidance to the Bowls Australia (BA) Board and Management with respect to all aspects of coaching within Australia and internationally.

For more information and to view the NCAG terms of reference, please click here.