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Effective approaches to working with women and girls in sport

Learn new and effective approaches to coaching, training, relationship building and female athlete wellbeing at the BOP Sport Forum on Sunday 23 June proudly hosted by Sport Bay of Plenty and Bureta Physiotherapy.

The forum is a unique opportunity to hear from industry leaders including Black Ferns Sevens assistant coach Cory Sweeney, high performance sports physiotherapist Jacinta Horan, international hockey official Kelly Hudson and Black Ferns Sevens development manager Belinda Muller as they discuss their experiences and approaches for ensuring women and girls in sport have the best opportunity to shine.

Coaches, athletes, officials, team managers and parents of all genders are encouraged to attend to discover and discuss new ways for building a positive sporting environment that attracts and retains females.


Sunday 23 June, 9am to 3pm


Trustpower Arena, Tauranga


$10pp (50% proceeds will be donated to a women's charity)

Register below



  • Understanding the difference between mens', womens' and girls' responses to stress and anxiety in a sporting context
  • How coaches can provide an effective sporting environment for women and girls
  • Female athlete physiology and considerations for preventing injury
  • Fostering positive female athlete wellbeing
  • Q+A session
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Guest speakers

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Jacinta Horan

High Performance Sports Physiotherapist

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Cory Sweeney

Black Ferns Sevens Assistant Coach

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Kelly Hudson

International Hockey Official

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Belinda Muller

Black Ferns Sevens Development Manager

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Mariane Wray


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Trudi Kemp

Netball WaiBOP Officer



Registrations close Wednesday 19 June. Please pay at the event.

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Dave Clarke

Coaching and Sport Development Team Leader

027 299 5110

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