COACHS DISCUSSION GROUP:
On 19th July 1988 Mrs. Ida Campbell, being a National Coach Level 1, requested permission from NSWWBA to form a Central Coast District Coaching Discussion Group. Permission was given and on 7th September 1988 the inaugural meeting was held at Terrigal Bowling Club to form a Group. This Group was the first of its kind formed in the State.
12 Coaches were in attendance I..Campbell, M. Knott, C. Nelson, D. Bardsley, E. Hickson, P. Bennett, M. Brain, L. Eisenhuth, B. Bradley, V. Bird, C. McEwen and P.Harloff.
The First Leader was: Mrs. Ida Campbell [Woy Woy] and Recorder was : Shirley McEwen..
The next meeting was held at Mingara Bowling Club and the first meeting at Golden Hind Women's Bowling Club was on Wednesday 10th August 1989 and the meetings have been held there ever since.
In February 1994 a Coaching Clinic at Golden Hind was commenced, inviting clubs to take part. A Deputy Leader was introduced in 2005
1988 - 1991 Mrs. Ida Campbell [Woy Woy]
1991 - 1997 Mrs. Mary Reynolds [Halekulani]
1997 - 1998 Mrs. Norma Barry [ Wyong]
1998 - 2006 Mrs. Faith Berry [Gosford City] [also on NSWWBA Coaching Panel]
2006 - 2011 Mrs. Norma Barry [The Entrance]
1988 - 1993 Mrs. Shirley McEwen [Everglades]
1993 - 1998 Mrs. Faith Berry [Gosford City]
1998 - 2006 Norma Barry [Wyong]
2006 - 2007 Leanne Perigo [Mingara]
2007 - 2008 Vera Welsh [Golden Hind]
2008 - 2011 Sue Craske [Umina Beach]
2005 - 2006 Leanne Perigo [Mingara]
2006 - 2007 Gina Marston [Avoca Beach]
2007 - 2008 Sue Craske [Umina Beach]
2008 - 2009 Fay Larkin [Bateau Bay]
2009 - 2011 Noelene Crawford [Gwandalan]
In 1998 there were 30 Level 1 Coaches; 1 Level 2 Coach
2008,2009 there were 41 Level 1 Coaches; 1 Level 2 Coach; 1 Level 3 Coach
In 2011 the Ladies and Men's Coaching group united to become known as Bowls Central Coast Coaching Academy.
For further information about meeting times please contact
Leanne Perigo 4388 9813 or
Norma Barry 4388 4130