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Bowls NZ completes national coaching team

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 8/03/2017

Bowls New Zealand has completed the makeup of its national coaching team, announcing Richard Girvan and Gayle Melrose to assistant roles.

Sharon Sims was recently appointed as national lead coach while another player great, Peter Bellis, was named assistant lead coach.

Bowls NZ chief executive Kerry Clark says the assistants will work with Sims and Bellis ahead of the annual trans-Tasman event on the Gold Coast in June, which is followed immediately by an eight-nation tournament.

Girvan represented New Zealand for a decade until 2015, highlighted by a world championship gold medal in 2008.

Melrose is an experienced Tauranga-based player and coach who is also well known for international yachting exploits.

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