NZ Academy of Coaches

Our NZ Academy of Coaches objectives are:

  • To foster the growth and development of all coaches and athletes of Skate New Zealand Artistic Roller Sports Committee, providing continued learning opportunities in a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Contribute collaboratively to improving sport and development practices in New Zealand
  • To coordinate efforts with athletes, coaches and organisations committed to the positive benefits of artistic roller sports
  •  Support the well-being of the coaches and athletes of New Zealand
  •  Provide opportunities for individuals at all ages and abilities to reach their potential
  •  To ensure everyone has the opportunity to participate in artistic roller sports at whatever level they choose throughout their life – fostering a life-long love of the sport to develop

View the NZ Academy of Coaches (NZAC) Vision and Values

Please e-mail artistic.nzac@skatenz.org.nz  for direct contact with the coaches and any enquiries.

NZ Academy of Coaches structure

Beverley Cooper MNZM

Beverley Cooper MNZM

Principal Manager

Rachel Melrose

Rachel Melrose

Project Co-ordinator

 Academy Coaches 

Rachael Parkinson-Turner

Rachael Parkinson-Turner

World Skate Level 2 Dance, NZ Sports Specific L2 Dance

Kylie Shirley

Kylie Shirley

World Skate Level 1 Freeskating, NZ Sports Specific L2 Figures, Freeskating, Dance, Precision

David Hook

David Hook

NZ Sports Specific L2 Figures, Freeskating, Show

Imelda Coleman

Imelda Coleman

World Skate Level 1 Dance, NZ Sports Specific L2 Figures, Freeskating, Dance, Show

Macarena Carrascosa

Macarena Carrascosa

World Skate Level 1 Freeskating, NZ Sports Specific L2 Freeskating, Dance, Figures

Katelyn Kennedy

Katelyn Kennedy

NZ Sports Specific L2 Dance, Figures, Freeskating, Precision

Sarah Butler

Sarah Butler

NZ Sports Specific L2 Figures, Freeskating, Dance