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.


Email the Helpdesk.
Helpdesk is managed by the Relationship Manager Team to handle general member club inquiries and coordinate the flow of Gymnastics NZ information to the community.

Penny Metcalfe

National Office Executive Assistant 
P: 09 377 3600
Email Penny.
This role is the first point of contact for general inquiries whilst managing the head office administrative functions including CEO and GNZ Steering Committee support,  Board liaison, business unit support and product orders.

Safe Sport

Gymnastics NZ is committed to ensuring that our sport is providing positive experiences, for all involved. If anyone has something they think we need to know in the context of athlete well-being, then please get in touch with us via this email address.

This email address will be received by our CEO and the independent Chair of the Sport Integrity Unit.

Haidee Farmilo

Operations Manager

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Haidee is responsible for the management and effective running of education, events, international tours, performance, administration and Information technology

Andrea Nelson

Chief Executive 

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Commencing on 23rd January, 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.

Belinda Randall

Community Sport Manager

Email Belinda.
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.

Amy Booth

Finance Operations Manager

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


Accounts Assistant

This role supports the Financial Operations Manager


Communications Manager


This role is currently vacant; this will be advertised on our our job page in due course. 

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.

Amy Riddell

Events Assistant

The events assistant helps with all things events including the National events calendar, endorsed events and the organisation and delivery of the annual Gymnastics Championships.

Isabella Vernon

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. 

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.

Programmes Manager

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Responsible for the review, development and application of gymnastics programmes – recent initiatives include TeamGym, Tumbling and Schools Programmes.  This position also plays an integral role in Project 2020 and the Gym for All programmes.

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.

Megan Russell

Senior Relationship Manager – Central North Island-Top of South Island
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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.

Rachel Murphy

Relationship Manager – South Island

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

Sport and Recreation Complaints and Mediation Service (SRCMS)

To lodge a complaint or dispute, please call 0800 493 612.

See also the Sport and Recreation Complaints and Mediation Service website.

The Sport and Recreation Complaints and Mediation Service (SRCMS), operated independently by Immediation New Zealand for the whole sport and recreation sector.

The Sport and Recreation Complaints and Mediation Service (SRCMS) is a safe and independent way for anyone engaged in sport and active recreation to lodge a complaint, issue or dispute and have it resolved in a timely manner. The service is free and is open to anyone involved in community sport and recreation as well as elite sport.

The service is operated by Immediation New Zealand Limited, an online dispute resolution company which has been contracted by Sport NZ. It is wholly independent of Sport NZ, High Performance Sport New Zealand and all other sporting bodies, clubs and organisations.