Coach Profiles

Sarah Brereton  

Photo credit: Bruce Huynh Photography 2017

Current coaching role(s): Kaos Division 1 Coach and WU24UC Australian Womens Team (Stingrays) Head Coach

Previous coaching experience:

  • Kaos Division 1 2016 – 2019
  • WU24UC 2019 Australian Womens Team (Stingrays) Head Coach
  • WU24UC 2018 Australian Womens Team (Stingrays) Assistant Coach
  • AUL 2018 Perth Power Co-coach
  • WA Ultimate Schools Ultimate clinics

Coaching qualifications:

  • NCAS Level 1
  • ASC Intermediate Coaching General Principles
  • ASC Community Coaching General Principles

My coaching philosophy: I want to pass on the best that this sport has given to me – confidence, strength, mad skills, teammates that have become friends for life, and the ongoing joy of playing ultimate.

John Damiani

Current coaching role(s): Kaos Division 2 Coach and Sublime Division 2 Coach

Previous coaching experience:

  • Kaos Coach for 11 years (both Division 1 and Division 2)
  • Sublime Coach for 3 years
  • Disc Graceful Coach 2018
  • WBUC 2017 Australian Womens Masters Team (Irukandji’s) Head Coach
  • AU22UC 2016 WA Womens Team Head Coach
  • WU23UC 2013 Australian Mixed Team (Bluebottles) Head Coach
  • WUGC 2004 and 2008 Australian Mixed Team (Barramundis) Co-coach
  • WU18UC 2008 Australian Mens Team (Thunder) Specialist coach
  • Coaching clinics high school teams in Manila, Philippines
  • Coached various UWA and Curtin university teams
  • Coaching clinics in Bunbury

Coaching qualifications: NCAS Level 1

My coaching philosophy: Fun whilst chasing plastic around

Lauren Hoskins

Current coaching role(s): Assistant Coach Kaos Division 1

Previous coaching experience: Assistant Coach WA U22 Women 2018

Coaching qualifications: NCAS Level 1

My coaching philosophy: I like to apply the natural strengths of each player on my team and use them effectively together, rather than creating a bunch of clones.

Audrey Chen

Photo credit: Rimspike 2018

Current coaching role(s): N/A – playing Kaos Division 1 for AUC 2019

Previous coaching experience:

  • Assistant coach for Discgraceful in 2017
  • Coached various introductory frisbee in primary and high schools in 2018
  • Guest Coach at Kaos Development Clinic 2018
  • Guest Coach at Stingrays Local Clinic 2019

Coaching qualifications: NCAS Level 1 coaching

My coaching philosophy: Give them the fishing rod and teach them how to fish (figuratively). Everything they learn is theirs to keep.

Genevieve Woods

Current coaching role(s): N/A – playing Kaos Division 1 for AUC 2019

Previous coaching experience:

  • Assistant Coach for the 2018 Women’s U22 WA team (won gold!)
  • Development Coach with the Stingrays 2017/18 campaign and WU24UC tournament

Coaching qualifications: NCAS Level 1

My coaching philosophy: I strive for players to get maximal enjoyment out of playing ultimate. This is primarily through understanding the game mechanics and skills required to always play at their best.