Kidzphyz Sports Pty Ltd offers a range of school holiday sports camps, holiday programs, clinics and activities for kids of all ages to enjoy. The joint venture between Kidzphyz and Sports Camps Australia (SCA) means that you have first rate service with the highest quality coaching and facilities available. Programs offered include Cricket, Australian Rules Football (AFL), Netball, Soccer, Futsal, Tennis, Volleyball (Beach and Indoor), Hockey, Basketball; Rugby; Multisport, Dance, Handball, Ultimate Frisbee, Minikidz and Tri-Sportz. School programs and curriculum based events, specialist clinics, major events and other sporting themed activities are key aspects of what we do.
At Kidzphyz Sports we strongly believe that the benefits of getting kids physical today will be the key to a future of lifelong wellbeing, health and happiness.
As teachers of physical fitness and movement, of school aged children for over 20 years, we are committed to the running of a series of programs which help kids develop physically, cognitively and emotionally, but most importantly, build and nurture self confidence and self-esteem through the many skills and experiences they will enjoy. We aim to provide unique programs where all kids participate in positive and supportive environments – regardless of ability – and sessions where all kids feel they have the opportunity and chance to succeed.
Since its inception in 2007, Kidzphyz Sports has continued to grow from strength to strength. In late 2015, Kidzphyz joined forces with another leading leading sport camp organisation, Sports Camps Australia (SCA). This partnership has grown over the years and the combined efforts of these two organisations have put them at the forefront in the sports clinics, events and management fields.
Greg is the driving force behind Kidzphyz Sports and holds the position of Director and General Manager. He is a leading sports administrator, coach, teacher and manager. Greg has extensive experience in running sports development and management programs, having spent many years working with both children and adults across a variety of sporting arenas. Greg holds tertiary qualifications in Human Movement, Sports Science, Education and Management fields.
Claire is one of the leading Camp Directors of Kidzphyz and is an integral part of the management team. Claire has been with the team for over 9 years and is an integral part of the coaching and management group. Claire is very to be proud to be connected with the Kidzphyz sport programs. As a qualified teacher, Claire brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise through her sports education fields. When not delivering outstanding programs here at Kidzphyz, Claire enjoys running in athletic and cross country events with her club, Mentone Athletics Club.
Sarah Hogan joined Kidzphyz in 2017 and is an experienced PE and Health Teacher at Yarra Valley Grammar. A passionate educator and coach, Sarah is committed to engaging children through sport and being involved from a physical, social and mental perspective. She enjoys facilitating all of these aspects of their growth through sport and physical activity. She has been involved in the local netball community for nearly 20 years, playing much of her junior netball for SPJ in the LYVNA competition. As outstanding leader, Sarah has been coaching for over twelve years and is currently the Head Coach of the Woori Yallock FNC. She is also on the coaching panel for DC North East Blaze in the Victorian Netball League, where she was also a player in the competition for ten years. Sarah has also been a leading Interleague Coach for the AFL Yarra Ranges (2015-current).
Growing up in country South Australia Joe was fortunate enough to participate in a wide variety of sports; football, tennis, basketball and cricket. After making the move to Adelaide for school, he played senior First 18 senior football for a number of years. In more recent years he has played football in the SA Amateur League. He is also a very passionate swimmer and has taught swimming lessons/lifesaving skills privately as well as in schools. Over the past few years, Joe has been a teacher and coach at St Peter’s College, Adelaide and also at Methodist Ladies’ College, Kew, Melbourne.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Health and PE). Sarah is a dynamic teacher who possesses a strong interest in providing quality coaching in physical and sport education to kids of all ages. Sarah’s love for sport stemmed from an early age, gaining most of her ability by being involved in little athletics from the age of four. She spent her teenage years representing the state in hockey, developing the skills and knowledge necessary to play sport at an elite level. From there she began coaching at several schools and hockey clubs and discovered a passion for teaching. She delivers activities that are inclusive, engaging and educational. Sarah really enjoys seeing kids succeed in their own ability and adopt a positive view for physical activity. Having understood the benefits of living an active and healthy lifestyle, Sarah is committed to providing the same opportunities to the kids she teaches.
As a qualified and experienced teacher, James has a clear passion for working with young children. James has been working with Kidzphyz for over 5 years. His love of sport combined with his teaching experience are a great combination for our Kidzphyz Camps. James excels on the basketball court and cricket pitch, although recent injuries have held back his playing career in recent times. James can often be found running dynamic activities for the kids on our clinics and his clear passion for developing sporting skills is unrivaled. When not working with young ones on the sporting fields, James enjoys a round of Golf at his favorite course south east of Melbourne. James is currently teaching at the upper primary level at Haileybury.
Tom Wilson is an experienced educator who specialises in Physical Education. Outside of his classroom teaching duties, Tom enjoys playing football (Australian Rules Football) and is Captain of the Northern Blues Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He is an exceptional leader, player and junior coach.
Tom has been involved in coaching camp participants at Kidzphyz programs over the past 18 months and he brings extensive knowledge, leadership and capacity to the Kidzphyz coaching team.
Saacha is a passionate teacher and advocate for getting kids moving, participating in physical activity and importantly spending time outdoors. She currently holds an associate Physical Education teaching position at Wesley College Prahran, and is completing her fourth and final year of Health and Physical Education at Deakin University.
Saacha has been working with children since she was 17 when she took a part time swim teaching job during year 11. Saacha has since taught swimming at St. Michaels Grammar for 5 years, been an assistant teacher and coach at Christ Church Grammar School for 2 years, and completed pre-service teaching placements at Scotch College, Brentwood Secondary College and Collingwood Secondary.
During her studies Saacha has completed 6 half marathons and multiple open water ocean swims. You can rarely find Saacha inside sitting still, spending much of her spare time running, swimming or at the beach in any weather.
Yox is a talented football, cricket and basketball player and coach. He is also a pre-service teacher and has spend considerable time working with young children in developing their sporting capabilities. He has played football with Prahran junior football club and Glen Iris Football club and is a handy key position player. Yox went on to coach and play with Melbourne Grammar and Old Melburnians Football Club post school. A highlight of his career was Captaining the Under 19s premiership team in 2009. He is now the assistant coach of Old Melburnians Football Club Reserves. An avid Richmond FC supporter, he is hoping for some more silverware after the 2017 AFL Premiership.
Alex is a qualified PE teacher who has a raft of coaching, teaching and playing experience. He is a highly capable coach who loves the challenge of working with young people to bring out their best.
‘Lani’, as she is commonly known, is an experienced and highly qualified teacher and coach. She has played netball at senior level and has represented RMIT at the Australian University Games in 2016 and 17. Alanna has spent considerable time teaching in many Victorian Schools, whilst combining her passion for coaching Netball amongst other sports.
Elise has over 20 years playing experience in club soccer and another 5 years experience coaching soccer between clubs and schools. She played futsal at State level and is a talented futsal coach and player. Aside from soccer or futsal, Elise also played representative basketball for 10 years and has coached at various levels. Elise also has a love for tennis, where she currently coaches tennis at Carey Baptist Grammar School.
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