Staff

Patron

The Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK AC (Mil) CVO MC (Retd)

Staff

Administration

Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Kennedy

D: 03 9480 7150
E: mkennedy@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Governance
  • Corporate policies & strategic planning
  • Government, STA & stakeholder relationships

General Manager – Business Operations
Tim McGrath

D: 03 9480 7100
E: tmcgrath@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Overseeing and implementing finance, risk, integrity, compliance and policy functions
  • Company secretary
  • Board and governance liaison

Operations Administrator
Vacant
D: 03 9480 7152
E: admin@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Reception and customer service
  • Coordinate office logistics and supplies
  • Administrative and logistical support for Board, CEO & Committees

HR/Systems Consultant
Chris Clarke

E: hr@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Assist with HR management activities – recruitment, performance management, welfare, policies and shared service support for STAs
  • Project manage deployment of Child Safe Sport framework for BA
  • Manage IT systems for people and resource management

National Integrity Manager
Elke Bellgrove

E: ebellgrove@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for Bowls Australia’s Integrity Unit and for the implementation, management, reporting and review of this Framework.

Participation & Programs

GM Participation and Programs
Chris Evans

D: 03 9480 7183
E: cevans@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Lead, manage and drive the national Participation and Programs teams
  • Lead the membership systems and coach development functions
  • Development of new & existing facilities including infrastructure planning & facility management

Participation & Programs Coordinator
Patrick Newson

D: 03 9480 7164
E: pnewson@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Coordinating the delivery of Bowls Australia’s Sporting Schools Program
  • Coordinate and develop Bowls Australia’s Rookie Rollers program
  • Coordinate and develop Bowls Australia’s Jack Attack program
  • Development of junior pathways

Systems & Operations Coordinator
Vacant

D: 03 9480 7100
E: admin@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Coordination of all administrative/logistical requirements for Participation and Programs
  • Design, construction and ongoing development of BowlsLearn (LMS)
  • Manage CRM system (Netsuite) for CSM program
  • Fleet management of vehicles for CSMs
  • Coordination of Participation and Programs conferences and meetings

Diversity & Inclusion Manager
David van der Waal

D: 03 9480 7100
E: dvanderwaal@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Develop and implement Bowls diversity, equity and inclusion strategy
  • Deliver inclusion and diversity initiatives, programs and policies for Bowls
  • Raise the profile of Bowls as a sport for all Australians

BowlsLink Manager
Aaron Delaporte

D: 03 9480 7100
E: adelaporte@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Leading the development, implementation and uptake of BowlsLink
  • Providing first level support for all BowlsLink support, training and problem solving.
  • To coordinate technical developments within the BowlsLink system.
  • Coordinating the delivery of training for STA Super Users and club administrators

Bowls Link Coordinator
Jessica Alvaro

D: 03 9480 7100
E: jalvaro@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Leading the development, implementation and uptake of BowlsLink
  • Providing first level support for all BowlsLink support, training and problem solving.
  • To coordinate technical developments within the BowlsLink system.
  • Coordinating the delivery of training for STA Super Users and club administrators

High Performance

National Coach & Performance Director
Gary Willis

D: 0404 471 773
E: gwillis@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Lead and manage the High Performance program
  •  Provide and oversee high quality training and tactical development for all squads

Assistant Coach and Pathways Manager
Karen Murphy AM

D: 0407 954 710
E: kmurphy@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Assist National Coach to provide high quality training and tactical development
  • Daily case management of Australian, emerging, U-18 and Para Squad Members
  • Provide leadership and technical direction to Pathways coaches

High Performance Manager
Rebecca Van Asch

D: 0421 786 588
E: rvanasch@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Identify and engage preferred providers
  • Lead planning of athlete performance services support
  • Liaise with high performance partners
  • Develop, monitor and manage the HP Plan & Budget

High Performance Operations & Team Manager
Leah Lazzaro

D: 03 9480 7123
E: llazzaro@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Administrative support to HP team
  • Communications internally within the team and external to the team.
  • Manage and help develop resources for HP team, ensuring best practice
  • Uniform & Equipment management for HP team

Para Bowls HP Manager
Ellen Falkner MBE

D: 0484 593 643
E: efalkner@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Identify and engage preferred providers for Para Athletes
  • Lead planning of athlete performance services support for Para Athletes
  • Liaise with high performance partners for Para Athletes
  • Individual athlete case management for Para Athletes

Pathways Coach WA & National Selector
Therese Hastings
D: 0407 362 772
E: thastings@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Daily case management of Australian and NTC squad members as per the direction of the National Coach
  • Liaise and communicate with STA counterparts and other program partners

Pathways Coach NSW/ACT
James Reynolds

D: 0408 624 199
E: jreynolds@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Daily case management of Australian and NTC squad members as per the direction of the National Coach
  • Liaise and communicate with STA counterparts and other program partners

Pathways Coach VIC
Ian Ewing
D: 0414 560 487
E: iewing@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Daily case management of Australian and NTC squad members as per the direction of the National Coach
  • Liaise and communicate with STA counterparts and other program partners

Pathways Coach QLD
Lynsey Clarke

D: 0401 643 958
E: lclarke@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Daily case management of Australian and NTC squad members as per the direction of the National Coach
  • Liaise and communicate with STA counterparts and other program partners

Pathways Coach TAS
Vacant

D:
E: kmurphy@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Daily case management of Australian and NTC squad members as per the direction of the National Coach
  • Liaise and communicate with STA counterparts and other program partners

Pathways Coach SA & NT
Vacant

D:
E: kmurphy@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Daily case management of Australian and NTC squad members as per the direction of the National Coach
  • Liaise and communicate with STA counterparts and other program partners

Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Manager
Bill Riddiford

E: briddiford@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Manage and deliver support to athletes
  • Develop, implement and review policies and procedures to support Wellbeing and Engagement Framework

Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Coordinator
Gabrielle Mahon

E: gmahon@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Manage and deliver support to athletes.
  • Develop, implement and review policies and procedures to support Wellbeing and Engagement Framework

Commercial Operations

Events and Competition Manager
Andrew Howie

D: 0409 498 786
E: ahowie@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Manage and oversee all Bowls Australia national and international events
  • Oversight of competition day event management
  • Manage sponsorship and partnership servicing at events

Events and Competition Coordinator
Paul Holtschke

D: 03 9480 7160
E: pholtschke@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Planning and coordinating the operational tasks of BA events
  • Competition Day Event Management.
  • BPL Cup Administration and Competition Day Event Management
  • Coordination of Award Nights and Hall of Fame
  • Sponsorship and Partnership servicing at events
  • Child Safety Officer for BA Events and Competitions

General Manager – Promotions and Partnerships
Aidan Davis

D: 03 9480 7160
E: adavis@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Primary point for media queries
  • Manage and implement all marketing and PR campaigns
  • Oversee the production and delivery of all television broadcasts
  • Manage the media library
  • Manage the brand and style guide enforcement
  • Manage the relationship, production and process with all Communications suppliers

Communications and Promotion Coordinator
Lachlan Williams

D: 03 9480 7151
E: lwilliams@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Improve the media exposure of BA & the sport of bowls nationally, especially in relation to covering Participation initiatives & events
  • Actively market and promote the sport of bowls and BA with key stakeholders, through content generation
  • Advance the BA brand in the digital landscape, with a focus on new media opportunities

Communications & Partnerships Coordinator Val Febbo
D: 03 9480 7131
E: vfebbo@bowls.com.au
Areas of responsibility:

  • Improve the media exposure of BA & the sport of bowls nationally, especially in relation to covering HP initiatives & events
  • Actively market and promote the sport of bowls and BA with key stakeholders, through content generation
  • Advance the BA brand in the digital landscape, with a focus on new media opportunities

Business Development Manager
Vacant


Areas of responsibility:

  • Growing financial returns to Bowls Australia by developing new partnerships and business opportunities, as well as renewing existing agreements.
  • Primary liaison for SEN, assisting with new business opportunities and ensuring all deliverables are met.
  • Maximising Merchandising, Licensing, E-Commerce and Products as a revenue stream.
  • Work with Local and State Government to build and maintain relationships and obtain funding via grants for commercial projects.