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Sport BOP Profile | Introducing .....Debbie!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Find out who works at Sport Bay of Plenty through our weekly introductions....

Describe your role at Sport BOP in one sentence
As the Fundamentals Advisor, I oversee the GO4it Fundamental Movement Skills Programme in 43 BOP Primary Schools, training the Physical Skills Educators and working with teachers in schools.

Debbie G (1)

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job and why?
The most rewarding part is seeing the difference the GO4it Programme makes in primary schools to students fundamental movement skills development and supporting teachers to lead this programme themselves.


What is the most challenging aspect and why?
There’s never enough time!

When you’re not working at Sport BOP, what do you like to get up to?
I love tennis, have recently played in the National Masters Teams Events and World Masters Comps. However spending time with my family, surfing and travelling is my fav!

And for fun, if you could have any superpower what would it be and why?
I would love to be able to TELEPORT myself to any place in the world whenever I wanted - in less than the blink of an eye you move from one place to another without having to exert anything except your desire to do so.

And anything else you would like to add about yourself that may be of interest? A Fun Fact?
I surfed on a boogie board the Bethels Beach Sand dunes last week and significantly wiped out over the edge and into the stream.

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