2018 Coach Profiles

Carlton 1

Coach:  Ashley Davis

Ashley Davis represented NZ men’s netball from 2003-2005.  He also trained for various periods of time with the Auckland Diamonds, the Northern Force, the Canterbury Flames and the Silver Ferns from 2001 – 2006.   Ashley has been coached by some of NZ’s top coaches and this experience has enabled him to share his knowledge and skills throughout his coaching career.

Ashley has been coaching since 2002. His first exposure to premier coaching was for Ardmore Premiers in 2005 .He spent 7 years working in Scotland, where he coached Edinburgh City Division 1 team.   When Ashley returned to NZ, he coached Westlake 3 Premier 2 team. Ashley has coached North Harbour national men’s reserves  team (2013 – 2015), along with nationals mixed B grade teams (2014) and mixed national master’s teams (2014, 2015).  Ashley also coached Carlton 1s in 2017 and now is moving into his second season.

Ashley is supported by Steve O’Connor as Carlton 1s Manager.


Carlton 2

Coach:  Pip Wallace

Phillipa started her coaching career from humble beginnings coaching the lowest team in the club and has worked her way to be Assistant Coach of our Premier Two Team.

Phillipa came to Carlton 10 years ago as a player and suffered a significant injury which sparked a change in focus to coaching. Since then Phillipa has completed her community coach award and has delivered a number of NNZ training courses for starting out coaches.

Pips has celebrated success throughout her coaching with team Auckland Netball grade wins and club awards but her highlights have included an unbeaten season with Team 3 in 2015, Assistant Coaching Team 2 to a grade win in 2016 and the massive learning curve of moving into coaching at Premier level.

Pip has a true passion and energy for the game, loves watching her players develop and prosper and building great teams. 

Carlton 3

Coaches  Stevee Evans (Left) & Clair Hogarth (Right)


Stevee has played for Carlton Netball Club over two stints in the past 10 years, most recently in the Premier 1 team for the 2017 season.  She has learnt skills and tactics from a range of different coaches and courses in both NZ and the UK.  She has coached many teams and most recently for St Cuthbert’s Yr:9 A and believes her experience and passion for the game will benefit her players.

Claire’s profile is to be up-loaded.

Claire and Stevee are looking for enthusiastic, competitive and committed players in 2018 and will strive for the team to play at Senior A level.

Carlton 4

Coach Kelda Rawlings

Kelda is back from a year off to study to coach the 4’s, where previously she coached the 4’s for two years prior.  Kelda has over 10 years experience in coaching club netball in NZ with Carlton and in Scotland.

She has worked with the National Technical coaching team in Scotland, and was the assistant coach for the U17 and U19, and Scottish University team head coach during her time in Scotland.  Now however she prefers to coach at club level and enjoy the game at the grass roots level.  

She says about her coaching appointment for the 2017 season; ‘I am delighted to be coming back to coach the 4’s in 2017.  Carlton is such a well run club, and its members are diverse range of people whom I enjoy coaching and playing with immensely.  For me, coaching is about allowing people to work on their limitations and combine their collective strengths in a team environment where everyone has an equally important role to play.  This year for the 4’s my focus will be on the core skills and having a lot of fun together

Carlton 5

Coaches:  Elizabeth Asi and Telisha Kumar

Having coached together in 2017, this dynamic duo almost took their team to the winners of their grade.  Looking to improve on last years results, these woman are back and gearing to go for 2018!

Carlton STORM

Coach: Hannah Joseph


Coach Pena Katu

Pena has been coaching with Carlton for the last three years.  She has played for Carlton for the last six years and is giving back to the Club as she is an active Club Committee member.  Her main role on the Committee is website design and maintenance.  She is passionate and loves the game, both indoor and outdoor.  Although she has spent the last year in injury, this has not stopped her still coaching, managing and assisting on Committee initiatives.

Carlton COMETS

Coach: TBC