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The Club is fortunate to have thirteen fully accredited coaches:


Trevor Black is Head Coach for golf and association croquet.  He is an accredited coach in all three forms of the game we play (golf, association and ricochet). In March 2023, he was accredited as a Presenter/Assessor under the umbrella of the Australian Croquet Coaching Academy. He is also an accredited golf croquet referee

Margaret Thompson is Head Coach and Club Captain for ricochet.  She has been coaching for nearly 20 years, and is accredited for golf, ricochet and association.  Margaret is also an accredited referee in the three forms of the game, and is an examining referee for golf and ricochet.

The accredited coaching team comprises the following eight members:

   Pamela Barnwell

   Derek Bull

   Liz Friend

   Peter Gordon

   Sherry Gordon

   Les Guzowski

   Laurie Lawson

   Karen Lilly

   Cheryl Lloyd

   Sandy Tawa

   Susan Timbs

   Rae Uptin

   David Wilson

Our coaches conduct a series of three two-hour sessions for those new to the sport of croquet who are interested in joining the club.  These are provided at a cost of $30.


Trevor and Margaret provide additional coaching to existing members who are seeking to improve their skills.  These may be separately organised sessions, or short skill-specific drills during the break in a normal playing session.

Trevor Black conducting a refresher update

Attentive members

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