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Sport BOP Profile | Introducing Sonia!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

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

Describe your role at Sport BOP in one sentence.
The Recreation Team Leader role oversees a wonderful team of people that are leaders in their own right. Our key areas of work are recreation - encouraging beginner people to ‘have a go’ at new activities, early childhood workshops - sharing the importance of movement from the start, Active Families – encouraging families to improve their activity and eating habits, and a cycling role in the Western Bay encouraging people to improve their cycling confidence and lead new groups.

Sonia website

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job and why?
Seeing positive feedback from the community where something we have supported has made a difference in people’s lives.

What is the most challenging aspect and why?
Juggling commitments across the region.

When you’re not working at Sport Bay of Plenty, what do you like to get up to?
Spending time with my girl, usually spoiling some animals somewhere.

And for fun, if you could have any superpower what would it be and why?
I would like to fly. Wings to fly me into different parts of our beautiful region each day.

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