ADP Coaches Profiles

ADP Coaches Profiles

Rik McCaig

Coaching Qualifications: Level 2 Road & Track Cycling

Teaching Qualifications: Level 1 Strength & Conditioning, Diploma of Teaching & Bachelor of Education

Playing Experience: 15 Years National & International Level

Youth Coaching Philosophy: Create good habits!

Chris Hogan

Coaching Qualifications: Level 2 Basketball Coach

Further Qualifications:

Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement)

Diploma of Education (Secondary)

Playing Experience: Bendigo Braves (SEABL & NBL1)

Young Coaching Philosophy: A consistent emphasis of skill development and individuality leads to confident, well-rounded and life-long participants in their chosen sport.

Andy Buchanan

Coaching Qualifications: Level 3 Middle-Long Distance Athletics Coach. Level 1 ASAC Coach

Further Qualifications: Bachelor of Education: Physical and Outdoor Education.

Playing Experience: 2xAustralian Cross Country Champion (2017, 2018). Athletics Victoria 1500m, 5000m, Cross Country State Champion. 2nd Oceanian 5000m 2019

Youth Coaching Philosophy: Learning the key traits of becoming an elite athlete. What it means to be coachable. Enjoyment and lifelong participants in sport

Lauren Bowles

Coaching Qualifications: Development Accreditation

Playing Experience: A Grade at Kangaroo Flat Netball Club (10 years), Interleague Representative for BFNL, A Grade at White Hills Netball Club (currently) and Interleague Representative HDFNL

Youth Coaching Philosophy: My aim is to create an environment that encourages players to feel comfortable to learn and take on challenges to improve personal performance whilst maintaining enjoyment.

Rick Ladson

Coaching Qualifications: Level 3 High Performance Coach Accreditations

Playing Experience: 125 AFL Games Hawthorn FC – Life Member – Premiership Player 2008, Golden Square Senior Player and Coach Premiership 2013, Premiership Player Bridgewater FC 2016 and Sedgwick Cricket Club Premiership Captain Coach 2018/19

Youth Coaching Philosophy: Master fundamentals and create a positive learning environment

Lachlan Armstrong

Coaching Qualifications: AFC A Licence

Playing Experience: Former Professional Footballer – Scottish Premier League, Australian National Soccer League, Malaysian Premier League, Olyroo (Australian U23) representative

Youth Coaching Philosophy: ADP Session conducted in accordance with the City Game Model and the core football skills

Anything Relevant: Melbourne City FC Academy Coach since 2015

Danny O’Bree

Name: Danny O’Bree

Coaching Qualifications: Level 2 Football Coach

Further Qualifications: Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Teaching

Playing Experience: VCFL Representative, Interleague Representative and 16 Years Senior Experience

Youth Coaching Philosophy: Enjoy the challenge of being the best you can be.

Anything Relevant: Bendigo Pioneers Assistant Coach and Central Vic Academy

Kelly Wilson

Coaching Qualifications: Level 2 Basketball Coach

Further Qualifications: Diploma of Education & Bachelor of Microbiology

Playing Experience: Former Australian Representative, Bendigo Spirit WNBL and Bendigo Braves NBL1 player

Youth Coaching Philosophy: Ensuring the correct environment that allows athletes to thrive towards their best when training and competing in their chosen sport.

Terry Hicks

Name: Terry Hicks

Coaching Qualifications: Level 3 Jumps Coach and Level 2 Sprints & Throws Coach

Playing Experience: 15 Years Athletics Coach, Multi Event Record Holder – Multiple and Multiple National Medallists – Coached

Youth Coaching Philosophy: To get the best out of athletes and to ensure enjoyment at athletics

Anything Relevant: 18 Years President of Eaglehawk Aths and Club & 10 Year GM and Secretary of Bendigo Aths

David Meade

Name: David Meade

Coaching Qualifications: AFL Level 2 Coach Accreditation

Further Qualifications: Operation Manager of Bendigo Pioneers

Playing Experience: Experience across multiple sports

Youth Coaching Philosophy: To create a positive experience

David Flint

Name: David Flint

Coaching Qualifications: Level 2 Association Coach

Coaching Experience: Bendigo Braves – Head Coach, Bendigo Braves – Player/Coach, East Perth – Player Coach, Ballarat Miners – Head Coach, Ballarat Rush – Head Coach, NITP – Head Coach, Vic Country – Assistant Coach

Playing Experience: 319 Games played for the Bendigo Braves (1987 to 2000), Selected as a player into the SEABL “Team of the Decade” and in 2012 selected by the Bendigo Advertiser in a feature article as “#1 Braves Player” in clubs history

Youth Coaching Philosophy: I very much focus on the individual fundamentals of basketball (Dribbling, Passing, Shooting, Stance, Footwork and Defence)

Always have my players practice at game type tempo at a standard that is acceptable in everything we do as you would in a game type scenario

Val Stoimenov

Teaching Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Coaching & Physical Education, Strength & Conditioning Level 2, Weightlifting Level 1 & Athletics Level 3 Sprints, Hurdles & Relays

Coaching Experience: Bendigo South East, Bendigo Spirit and Chinese Women’s Basketball Team High Performance Manager. Chinese National Swimming Team, Australian National Bobsleigh & Badminton Team & AFL S&C Coach. European Handball Senior and Development Coach

Playing Experience: Professional European Handball player for 10 years

Youth Coaching Philosophy: There is reason for everything we do and the preparation completed determines the results made

Travis Colley

Name: Travis Colley

Coaching Qualifications: Level 2 Cricket Coach

Further Education: Primary PE Teaching

Playing/Coaching Experience: White Hills A Grade (BDCA), Current Coach of SSV 12&U Cricket & Former Regional Cricket Manager of Northern Rivers Region

Youth Coaching Philosophy: To provide a positive, challenging and supportive environment for all players

College Council Vacancies

College Council Vacancies

Thursday 6th June 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

As a result of a recent resignations we currently have two (2) vacancies for the following roles on the BSE College Council.

1x Parent Member

1x Community Member

The Council have the option to appoint a community member/s onto Council with a specific skill set to ensure effective Governance of the College. The preference of the College Council is that the positions be filled by a current parent from the college, however as there is also a community member role, it can be filled from outside the parent cohort to ensure we gain the skills needed in the position.

At present the College is looking for a new member with Business experience and/or qualifications to undertake the role of Treasurer. The role of Treasurer participates as a member on College Council and Chairs the Finance Committee which meets monthly on a Monday afternoon the week prior to Council meetings. The College Council currently meet 6pm on the 4th Monday of each month.

Council forms an essential governance role for the College, providing oversight and support to ensure that the College Leadership, and teaching staff, are best positioned to ensure our students continue to receive a world class education. This support is critical to ensure the College operates efficiently and supports our large student base and college community. In 2019 the college has over 1500 students, with strong demand already for the 2020 school year.

In 2018 the College had a net operating surplus for the school year, which was derived via new budgeting processes, and a strong commitment by program leaders and teaching staff. However due to historic processes, we are currently working with the Department of Education to remediate an imbalance between financial commitments and funds available.

As the current College Council President and outgoing Treasurer I will be available to support the incoming Treasurer to ensure that the transition is as easy as possible.

If you, or someone you know, is interested in either role, please email by close of business next Friday 14th June.

Yours sincerely,

BSE College​