Our Team

Grafton, Auckland plays home to Gymnastics NZ Head Office where half of the team is based, with Relationship Managers based in the Regions.

Senior Leadership Team

Andrea Nelson

Chief Executive 

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Andrea's overarching responsibility for organisational performance includes aligning strategic priorities with operational outcomes and community need, and managing  relationships with key external stakeholders including High Performance and Sport NZ, regional and local government and national funders.

Amy Booth

Head of Finance & Business Support

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Amy is responsible for all aspects of financial management including invoicing, payments, accounts, reporting and compliance..

Belinda Randall

Community Sport Manager

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Belinda is responsible for the management and leadership of the Community Sport Team, and is the key link between the gymnastics community and key stakeholders such as Sport NZ, RSTs and regional funders.

David Phillips

Head of Gymnastics

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David leads the development and growth of all gymnastics codes, and is responsible for driving initiatives across athlete performance and wellbeing, growth in participation, and relationship-building within the gymnastics community.


Admin and Accounts

Finlay Ennis

Executive Assistant to CEO/Office Manager
P: 09 377 3600

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The first point of contact for general inquiries whilst managing the head office administrative functions including CEO support,  Board liaison, business unit support, and product orders.

Isabella Vernon

Accounts Assistant

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This role supports the Head of Finance and Business Support.


Events and Tours

Jenny Jujnovich

Events Manager
P: 09 377 3600

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Jenny manages the events portfolio which includes overseeing our involvement in the NZ Secondary Schools events, Gym for All events, endorsed events, and full management and delivery of the annual NZ Gymnastics Championships.

Danielle Kirsopp

Events Assistant

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Danielle works as part of the events team to organise endorsed events, the annual GymClub Challenge and our domestic pinnacle event being the XP NZ Gymnastics Championships.

Tarin Brettell

Tours Administrator

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This role is part-time and coordinates the annual calendar and logistical delivery of our performance tours around the world. 

Education Team

Christine Reed

Education Manager

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Christine manages the vital function of coach and judge education, developing resources, managing online education platforms and maintaining alignment with international directives.  She is also responsible for the bi-annual Gym for All Symposium and Gym School.

Amy Nield

Coach Developement Manager

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Amy is responsible for the creation of the coach development framework covering coach processes alongside our existing educational programmes.

Chloe Ta'afua

Youth and Foundation Coordinator

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Chloe leads the XTND and Foundation Coach courses, whilst looking at ways that we can engage and provide opportunities for foundation and other youth coaches and their mentors.

Relationship Managers

Megan Russell

Relationship Team Manager (Central RM)

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As the Central RM, Megan drives initiatives through the Regional Action Plans as well as providing hands-on assistance with clubs in this region. Megan also oversees the Ollerup Scholarship programme.

Ty Evans

Relationship Manager - Auckland-Northland

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Ty drives initiatives through the Regional Action Plans and provides hands-on assistance with clubs in the Auckland and Northland region.

Jacqui McCann

Relationship Manager - Midlands

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Jacqui drives initiatives through the Regional Action Plans and provides hands-on assistance with clubs in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, and Taranaki.

Anna Duncan

Relationship Manager - South Island 

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Anna drives initiatives through the Regional Action Plans and provides hands-on assistance with clubs in the South Island region.

Kathryn Searle

South Island Club Development and Grants Officer

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In this dual role, Kath is part-time, supporting Southland Clubs and helping with regional action plan initiatives. She is also responsible for identifying and applying for grant funding opportunities.