Graham Lowe

Graham is an expert coach, leading 1st XV rugby, grade rugby, and volleyball teams to winning National titles. His coaching started at Mahurangi College with the 1st XI boys football team from 1984 – 1985. He then moved to Glenfield College from 1986 – 1995 where he looked after rugby 15s and 7s. From 1995 – 2001 he was the teacher in charge of rugby at Massey High school and coached a variety of their rugby teams, including appearances at National 7s tournaments. He moved to Rangitoto College in 2001…

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John Slee

John has been an advocate for Pukekohe High School teams, Counties Manukau Hockey, Midlands, and Auckland Supercity since 1999. He coached the school’s 1st XI hockey team from 2000 – 2020 and was the teacher in charge of hockey for over 20 years. During this time, John was the convenor for Counties Manukau Secondary School Hockey and umpired at all levels, including National Secondary School Tournaments, and officiated New Zealand test matches in his province. John was also the teacher in charge of cricket where he coached various teams, including…

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Bob Mitchell

Bob began coaching softball at One Tree Hill College in 1996 where he coached the boys’ team for several years before switching to the girls’ programme in 2007. In his first season, Bob coached the girls’ team to win the National Secondary School title. He’s been influential in providing his students a pathway to USA College softball and the NZ White Sox through his coaching and sports tours overseas. Bob also had a stint as Chairman of Auckland Softball Association and is still actively giving of his time to school…

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Daryl Cartwright

Daryl has served secondary school basketball at Mt Albert Grammar for 16 years and has been an inspiration to his students through his tremendous commitment. As the lead of the MAGS Basketball Academy, their top boys’ and girls’ teams have progressed into Auckland Premier Grade, with the Boys placing 3rd at the National Championships in 2019. Daryl was the Junior Tall Blacks U19 Men’s Assistant coach from 2012 – 2014 and was promoted to Head coach of the team from 2015-2017. In 2016, the Junior Tall Blacks created history when…

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