High Performance at Manly Warringah Sapphires

The High Performance training program at Manly Warringah Sapphires aims to foster and develop a culture of excellence through a performance-driven, athlete-focused and coach-led system. This in turn provides athletes and coaches with access to elite support services and specialist personnel, so they can focus solely on both individual and team performance goals.

 

At the Sapphires we take a holistic approach to programming thus, endeavouring to educate our athletes on all facets required to perform at an elite level.

 

This encompasses:

  • ·        High Performance training environments
  • ·      Access to elite specialist coaching staff
  • ·      Working one on one with a sports psychologist
  • ·      Using the latest in technology to analyse sports performance
  • ·      Education sessions delivered on nutrition, umpiring and rules, social media/ PR/community engagement and exercise prescription

We work closely with our key partners and specialist coaching staff to achieve this:

 

HEAD COACH OPENS:  Mel Clarke

ASSISTANT COACH OPENS:  Karan Smith

MANAGER OPENS:  Lisa Eady

 

 

HEAD COACH 20’S:  Virginia Welsh

 

 ASSISTANT COACH 20’S:  Georgia Margalit

 MANAGER 20’S:  Anne Margalit

 


MENTOR COACH: Jill McIntosh


SPECIALIST SHOOTING COACH: Annie Sargeant

SPECIALIST DEFENCE COACH: Karan Smith


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING TRAINER: Nathan, SportSpeed


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING FACILITY: Tim Dalecki, Beaches Strength & Conditioning Academy


PHYSIOTHERAPIST: Kandice Goodwin