Ngaire from Calder Tennis Training, has been coaching tennis since 2002 in the Nelson region.
Ngaire was runner-up at the National Regional Sparc volunteer coach of the year award in 2003, after winning the Nelson Regional title. This award was in recognition of her outstanding voluntary contribution to coaching in tennis, soccer and mini ball.
Ngaire sat her TCNZ Assistant Coach Award in 2004 and then sat her Pro Club Coach qualification in 2005.
Ngaire coaches both juniors and adults at Hope Tennis Club, Wakefield, Waimea West Tapawera and Golden Bay.
Ngaire’s daughter Ash is also a coach with Calder Tennis Training.