Netball New Zealand

Netball is the most popular women's sport in New Zealand.

Leadership Team

Jennie Wyllie

Chief Executive

  • Strategic leadership of Netball New Zealand, and New Zealand’s Netball system

David Cooper

Head of Commercial and Business Development

  • Lead and drive commercial strategy

  • Maximise growth of funding into the sport

  • Managing commercial partnerships

Keir Hansen

Head of High Performance

  • Leadership, strategy, development and management of NNZ’s High Performance and Player Development Strategy and programmes
  • Direction to the Zones and Centres on player development
  • Direction to the Zones on their high performance programmes
  • Monitoring and review of the Silver Ferns programme

Kerry Manders

Head of Communications and Marketing

  • Leadership and strategy for communications (all channels), media, marketing and brand development
  • Direction to Zones on their communications, marketing and brand strategy
  • Development and protection of Netball’s legacy and heritage

Kate Agnew

Head of Events and International

  • International event and national competition leadership, strategy, development and management
  • ANZ Championship delivery in NZ
  • International relationships fostering international event and netball development including Oceania

Ruth Stanley

Head of Community Netball

  • Lead the implementation of NNZ’s community Netball strategy to achieve growth and life-long participation in Netball.
  • Responsible for the creation of all community Netball programmes including umpiring, coaching and bench officials that will lead to a strong and sustainable Netball system throughout NZ.
  • Champion community Netball in NZ in partnership with Zones and Centres.