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 nzacademyofcoaches@gmail.com 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

 Academy Team Coaches 

Katelyn Kennedy

Katelyn Kennedy

NZ Sports Specific L2 Dance, Figures, Freeskating, Precision

Sarah Butler

Sarah Butler

NZ Sports Specific L2 Figures, Freeskating, Dance