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Yvette McCausland-Durie

Head Coach


With over ten years’ high performance coaching experience as part of the NNZ High Performance Coach Pathway, McCausland-Durie is a graduate of the HPSNZ Coach Accelerator programme.

She guided the New Zealand U21 team to silver at Netball World Youth Cup 2009, and was assistant coach to the team that won gold in 2005.

The inaugural coach of the Netball Central team in the Beko Netball League, she also coached the Central Pulse in the ANZ Championship (2009-2011), the NZA team in their games versus England (2014) and the Aotearoa Maori U20 team (2016).

A qualified educator, McCausland-Durie has a Masters of Education (second class Honours), a Post Graduate Diploma in Sport Management, a Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) and a Diploma of teaching.

Yvette McCausland-Durie was also appointed the NZ Silver Ferns assistant coach role in May 2016.

With such a huge plethora of experience and knowledge of the game inside and out, Central Pulse are absolutely excited to have Yvette on board for our 2017 season.

The Staff

Fran Scholey

Position: Chief Executive

Vai Tuita’alili

Position: Events Manager

Jo Holmes

Position: Operations and Team Manager

Lenore Anderson 

Position: Finance and Office Manager

Jane Hunt

Position: Media and Communications Manager

Waimarama Taumaunu

Position: High Performance Director