Coach Profiles

 

 

AFL Coaches

 

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Leigh Clarke
Head Coach

Oakleigh Charges TAC club Head Coach, Leigh Clarke, oversees the college football program. Leigh represented Oakleigh in 1995 and later played at local level. He was strength and conditioning coach as well as line coach at Oakleigh from 2010-15. In 2016 he was forward line coach at Richmond VFL. Leigh has a strong understanding of the life balance that is required to enable students to achieve.

 

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Myles Ashton
The Sport Development Manager

NCAS Level 2 football coach
NCAS Level 1 basketball coach
BHSSC Director of Football 1996 - present
Canterbury JFC life member
SSV Premier League committee member for football
Swinburne University AFC committee member and team manager in the VAFA
Former committee member at Malvern Junior Baseball Club. Former coach at Balwyn Blazers Basketball Club. Sports Trainer Level 1.

 

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Chris Matthews
Assistant coach AFL football

BHSSC Head Strength and Conditioning
coach (1996-present). Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement Accredited exercise physiologist. NSCA Level 2 Strength and Conditioning coach Chris has been the Victorian AFL Metro Under 18 fitness advisor since 2001 to 2008. Previously, Chris was the fitness advisor for TAC clubs Eastern Ranges and Oakleigh Charges, VFL club Sandringham Zebras, The Victorian Under 17. Lacrosse team and the Victorian Cricket team

 

 


Basketball Coaches

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Kevin Goorjian
Head Coach

BHSSC Head Coach (2003-present)
Inducted into the Nunawading Spectres Hall of Fame.
NBL, Victorian Titans Assistant Coach
(1999-2002)
SEABL Nunawading Spectres Head Coach (1994-1995)
NBL Sth. East Melbourne Magic Assistant Coach (1992-1998)Member of the Nunawading Spectres, Hall of Fame
Assistant Coach NBL.

 

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Girls Coach
Trevor Burnette


Girls Coach BHSSC 2016 – present. Trevor played at Briar Cliff University, Sioux City Iowa. Assistant Coach Northeast Comm. College, Norfolk Nebraska 2005-13. State Assistant coach Vic Metro U16 Boys 2015. Dandenong Ranges Girls Coaching Coordinator 2015-16, Dandenong Girls U14 1’s Coach 2016-17, Vic Metro Girls State Selector 2017.

 

 


Netball Coaches

 

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Lauren Nardelli

BHSSC Head Coach 2016 – present

  • Current Head Coach Hawks U19 VNL
  • Current Head Coach Chisholm Regional Team
  • Assistant Coach State U12 Team 2018, 2019
  • Selector U12 & U15 State Teams 2016-present
  • Current Netball Victoria Talent Scout
  • Current Coach Netball Victoria Talent Academy

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Nardelli

BHSSC Assistant Head Coach 2016 – present

 

  • Current Head Strength & Conditioning Coach U19, U17,  U12 State Teams
  • Current Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Netball Victoria Talent Academy
  • Head Masseur Victoria Fury ANL 2018, 2019
  • Sports Trainer 2018 Australian Schoolgirls Team (gold medalists)
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    Tennis Coaches

     

     

    Elizabeth Peers
    Director of Tennis

    Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach Member.
    Tennis Victoria Player Development Manager 1999-2008 Tennis Victoria State Selector 1990-2001
    Australian Women's Development Selector 1990-2003 Coach/Manager Tennis Aust/AIS/Tennis Victoria tours for over 20 years. Awarded the TCAV female coach of the year 1997
    Singles finalist, Beckenham, England. Singles and doubles competitor at Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Doubles Semi-Finalist Australian Open and US Claycourts. Doubles Quarter-Finalist US Open. Australian Junior Champion (U19) 1978. Victorian Junior Champion (U19) 1976, 1977 and 1978

     

     

    Noel Phillips
    Tennis Co-ordinator

    National Coaching Accreditation Scheme - TCA Advanced coach
    1985 - 2008 Noel Phillips Tennis Academy, North Ringwood Tennis Club
    1982 - 1984 Head Coach Boroondara Tennis Centre
    U.S. Collegiate Head Coach
    Noel studied Business Administration in the US, before returning to Australia to play an active role in the development of young tennis athletes.
    6 years ATP tour 1975 - 1980. Highest ATP ranking: Singles 140. 4 years intercollegiate circuit USA 1971 - 1974
      
     

     

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    Trevor Little
    Tennis Co-ordinator

    TCAV Advanced Coach
    Coached Belgium Development Squad
    Coached Australian juniors to singles and doubles success Life member of the sporting goods association.
    7 years on the international circuit
    1975 Malaysian Open Singles Champion
    Victorian Junior Singles Champion
    Australian Open Hard court Doubles Champion
    Defeated Peter McNamara in the 1976 Australian Open
    2nd Ranked Junior in Australia in 1972 / 1973
    Reached top 20 in Australia in 1974

     

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    Karen Butler
    Core Coach

    Tennis Australia-Club Professional Coach.
    Currently completing Tennis Australia 'High Performance Coaching Course
    Diploma of Sports Administration
    Diploma of Sport & Recreation
    15 years coaching experience   
    Winner Victorian Schoolgirls Championship 1994
    Winner Australian Crosscourt Nationals 1994
    Represented Victoria U18 Wilson Cup 1995-96, 97-98
    Played ITF / WTA Tour 1999-2001
    State Grade Pennant Player.
    State Grade Player of the Year 2002   

     

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    Jon Watson
    Core  Coach

    Tennis Australia Club Professional Coach Member
    Over 30 years coaching experience in United Kingdom, Spain and U.S.A.
    Director of Wimbles Junior Tennis since 2000
    Owner and operator of Nunawading Community Tennis Centre since 2006
    Personal highlight assisting former US Open champion Arthur Ashe in summer tennis camps
    Particular area of interest is in development of younger players

     


    Strength and Conditioning Coach

      

     

     

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    Chris Matthews

    BHSSC Head Strength and Conditioning
    coach (1996-present). Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Movement Accredited exercise physiologist. NSCA Level 2 Strength and Conditioning coach Chris has been the Victorian AFL Metro Under 18 fitness advisor since 2001 to 2008. Previously, Chris was the fitness advisor for TAC clubs Eastern Ranges and Oakleigh Charges, VFL club Sandringham Zebras, The Victorian Under 17. Lacrosse team and the Victorian Cricket team