Application for NZ Senior Men's Coach Position 2023 - 2024 

NZCPA are seeking coaching applications for the Senior men’s squad (Paddle Blacks) covering 2023 Oceania Championship campaign and the 2024 World Championships.  

We are looking for a head coach and an assistant coach(s) to develop our players to their full potential for the 2023 Oceania Championships campaign and the 2024 World Championships.

You will play a pivotal part in developing and leading our 2023 Oceania campaign (to be held at the Mitre 10 Sports Park in Hawkes Bay) and the 2024 World Championship in China.

The positions will be appointed for a 2-year period. There is the potential for a successful applicant to be offered the position  to coach at the 2022 World Championships also.

2023-2024 Senior Men's Coaching Application Form​​​​​​​

Please apply with: cover letter, coaching CV, application form filled in.

*The assistant coaching positions will not be required to travel to the World Championship.

Application for Paddle Blacks - 2022 World Championships

NZCPA are seeking further applications for the Paddle Blacks team to attend the 2022 World Championship. We have a number of selected players unable to attend the World Championships after the 2022 World Games; therefore we are seeking further applicants for the team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable international experience and be part of the Paddle Black program over the coming years. Players already part of the Senior Men’s training squad need not reapply.

  • The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd April at 6pm. 

  • Selections will take place at the National League A-grade finals in Auckland- 29th April-1st May.

  • Selected players will be expected to attend the training camp 7/8 May in Palmerston North.

  • Further information is included in the application form.

  • Any queries please contact James Mitchell or Meryn Hinton

2022 Paddle Blacks - World Championships Application Form

2022 World Games Selected Paddle Blacks Team

Liam Bowden

Jason Dalziell

Nevan Hadley (C)

Sam Hapeta

Cole Hawkins

Alex Lowen (VC)

Phil Massarotto

Josh Vivian

Mitch Graham - reserve

2022 World Championships Selected U21 Paddle Blacks Team

1 - Ben Colman

2 - Jago Alcock

3 - Tyler Walters (non-travelling reserve)

4 - Phil Massarotto

5 - Anthony Massarotto

6 - Toby Mills

7 - Liam Frost

8 - Jakob Parry

9 - Damon Dickons

2022 World  Games  Selected Paddle Ferns Team

Julie Bolton

Kate Bolton

Casey Hales

Erin Moore

Klara Richter

Emma Sutherland

Georgia Wheeler

Sophie Winton

2022 World Championships Selected Paddle Ferns Team

Julie Bolton

Casey Hales

Emma Malcolm

Erin Moore

Klara Richter

Emma Sutherland

Georgia Wheeler

Sophie Winton

2022 World Championships Selected U21 Paddle Ferns Team

1 Meaghan Broad

2 Hannah Hunt

3 Kate Blincoe (C)

4 Jessica Azevedo-Leader

5 Greer Edilson

6 Ava White

7 Alyssa Shepherd

8 Hayley Cameron


9 Ashlee Greaves

10 Terri Morrison

2022 World Championships Coaches Appointment 

NZCPA are pleased to announce our Coaching Team for 2022 World Championships:

Senior Women: Freya Hogarth

Senior Men: Kyzen Macdonald

U21 Men: Eric Gurden

U21 Women: Andrew McFadzean

They will be assisted in their roles by:

Senior Women Assistant Coach: Vanessa Rose

Senior Men Assistant Coach: Jordan Hinton

U21 Men Assistant Coach: Justin Tate

U21 Women Assistant Coach: Kelly Walters

U18 Campaign that replaced cancelled Oceania 

Our U18 Coaching staff are as follows: ​​​​​​​

U18 women’s coach: Lydia Nuttall

U18 assistant women’s coach: Kate Blincoe

U18 men’s coach: Callum Wilde

U18 assistant men’s coach: Carl Massarotto and John Frost

Closed Applications

2022 ICF Canoe Polo World Championships Rome POSTPONED

Squads Dispensations and Withdrawals Procedures