Coaches

Sylvania Calisthenics is pleased to have the following talented coaches at its club.  All Coaches at Sylvania Calisthenics are fully qualified with the Australian Calisthenics Federation  and have Level 1 Accreditation , current first aid certificates and Working with Children Clearances. Coaches regularly attend continuing education updating sessions held by the NSW Calisthenics Association.

Amanda Hardy –  Head Coach

Amanda began Calisthenics in 1996. From 1997 she has been a class assistant/cadet and in 2007 obtained her Level 1 Coaching Accreditation. She has had experience in both team & solo coaching of various age groups since that time. In 2020 Amanda will be coaching the  Junior team.

Lisa Wells 

Lisa has been involved with Sylvania Calisthenics for more than 30 years. She has coached at Sylvania since 2007 and is highly involved in teams and Solo/Duo work. In 2020 Lisa will be coaching the Junior Team.

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Dannika France 

Dannika has been involved with Sylvania Calisthenics since 2000. She obtained her Level 1 coaching in 2008 and is involved in team and solo coaching. In 2020 Dannika will be coaching the Sub Junior and Intermediate  Team.

Lauren Cotton 

Lauren joined Calisthenics in 1997, she obtained her level 1 coaching in 2007. After taking a few years off she’s now back and ready to take on coaching again. In 2020 Lauren will be coaching the Tinies &Intermediates team.

Elicia Dearsley     

Elicia has been a participant in calisthenics for many years. When the family moved to the Berry area Elicia and her family formed a new club and Elicia obtained her Coaching accreditation. The Club has since closed but Elicia has kept her interest in Calisthenics competing with the Sylvania Senior Team in 2018 and now returning to coach the Senior team in 2020

Melinda Buchanan

Melinda started Calisthenics in 1979 as a foundation member of Sylvania Calisthenics. Melinda obtained her Level 1 Coaching accreditation in 1993, she coached for many years. Mel still loves helping out where she can.

Jodie Morton 

Jodie began Calisthenics in 1978 in the ACT. Jodie has been involved with Sylvania Calisthenics since 1991 when she moved to Sydney. She is a member of the ACF Coaching Committee and Executive Officer of NSW Calisthenics and is our Club Registrar. In 2020  Jodie is coaching our Masters Team