Coaches Profiles

* All coaches have Level 1 ACF Qualification, Current First Aid Certificates and Working with Children Checks

 

Janet Nolan

Calisthenics Background

  • Student and competitor at Championship level in Juniors, Intermediates and Seniors at Minerva Calisthenics College (now Merinda)
  • Began her Calisthenics coaching career at Regent Presbyterian class as a young coach under the direction of Mrs Bet Gale
  • Founded Janelle Calisthenics College (Greensborough) in 1970 and has been the Principal Coach continuously since then
  • Commenced coaching in 1967 at Regent Calisthenics College
  • Former Calisthenics Adjudicator
  • Former Convenor of Minerva Calisthenics Competitions.
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association and former committee member
  • Studied classical ballet under Corrie Lodder (Russian method)
  • 2019 Winner of the Wayne Jones Service to Calisthenics Award

Coaching Background

  • Accredited Level 1 Coach
  • Principal Coach of Janelle Calisthenics College
  • Mentored many young coaches at Janelle and other classes
  • Successfully taught all team age groups from Tinies through to Masters,
  • Successful coach of Graceful Solos, Calisthenics Solos and Duos and Pupil Skills.
  • Former State Team Coach
  • Career highlights include numerous aggregates at local competitions, CVI and R.S.S.S. Ballarat
  • Continues to coach several sections and mentors in others at Janelle
    • 2019 Head Coach – Tinies and Masters

Personal Qualifications

  • Trained Primary School Teacher

 

Judie Ayres

 Calisthenics Background

  • Pupil of St Marks for 3 years and Minerva Calisthenics College for 18 years
  • Recipient of the Janelle Club Person in 1997 and 2014
  • Wardrobe and Costume Designer for all age groups

Coaching Background

  • Accredited Level 1 Coach
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association
  • Principal Coach of Bendigo Calisthenics Club in 1981 to 1986
  • Member of the Janelle CC coaching team from 1987 – 2019 assisting across all age groups from Tinies to Masters
  • Pupil skills coach
  • Coaching Mentor

Personal Qualifications

  • Diploma of Domestic Arts
  • Secondary school teacher for 40 years

 

Kristy Ayres

Calisthenics Background

  • Calisthenics competitor in Bendigo for 3 years
  • Competitive pupil at Janelle CC for over 30 years
  • Solo competitor for 15 years
  • Trained in Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary
  • Member of the Victorian State team in Intermediates
  • Grade 4 skill level
  • Participated in many performances through calisthenics (AFL/ Grand Prix & Soccer pre entertainment, Moomba parade, Gymstrada)
  • Awarded in 1997 by her peers the best club person in Seniors
  • Janelle Seniors Scholarship winner in 2005, 2010 and 2012

Coaching Background

  • Started as a helper/ cadet/ assistant at 15
  • Accredited Level 1 coach since 1998
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association
  • Successful Coach of Graceful/Calisthenic Solos and Duos since 1998
  • Coaching Mentor
  • Pupil Skills Coach
  • Head coach of Janelle Subbies 2014 – 2019
  • Co-coach of Janelle Juniors 2018 – 2019
  • Part of the Janelle Seniors Coaching Team 2014 – 2019

Personal Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)

 

Chantelle Ayres

Calisthenics Background

  • Competitive pupil at Janelle CC for over 30 years
  • Solo competitor for 10 years and holds a title as a Victorian State Champion
  • Trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Contemporary
  • Completed VCE Dance
  • Grade 4 skill level
  • Participated in many performances through calisthenics (AFL/ Grand Prix & Soccer pre entertainment, Moomba parade, Gymstrada)
  • Janelle Seniors Scholarship winner in 2014

Coaching Background

  • Accredited Level 1 Coach
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association
  • Successful Coach of Graceful/Calisthenics Solos and Duos
  • Accredited Level 1 Coach
  • Janelle Juniors Second team coach 2011
  • Janelle Juniors Head Coach 2012 to 2019
  • Part of the Janelle Seniors Coaching Team 2014 – 2017
  • Janelle Seniors Co-coach 2018 – 2019
  • Pupil skills coach
  • Coaching Mentor

Personal Qualifications

  • Diploma in Makeup Artistry, TV, Theatre and Glamour with Napoleon Perdis

 

Fiona Wise

Calisthenics Background

  • Calisthenics competitor for 27 years with Janelle Calisthenics College
  • Completed pupil skills as a participant to Grade 4
  • Participated in many performances through calisthenics (AFL/ Grand Prix & Soccer pre entertainment, Moomba parade, Gymstrada) 
  • Received the Senior Scholarship in 2004 and 2012

Coaching Background

  • Accredited level one coach since 2003
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association
  • Started as a helper/cadet/assistant at the age of 16 and have been involved with coaching Tinies, Subbies, Juniors, Inters and Seniors
  • Janelle Subbies Head Coach 2013
  • Janelle Inters Head Coach 2014-2019
  • Janelle Seniors Head Coach 2016-2019
  • Successful Coach of Calisthenics Solos
  • Pupil skills coach

Personal Qualifications

  • Qualified Myotherapist

 

Sonya Nulty

Calisthenics Background

  • Competitive pupil at Janelle CC for over 25 years
  • Competed in Calisthenics, Graceful solos and Duos from Subbies through to Seniors
  • Grade 4 Skill Level
  • Participated in various performances through calisthenics (AFL pre entertainment, Moomba parade etc.)
  • Janelle Seniors Scholarship winner in 2013

Coaching Background

  • Started as a helper/cadet/assistant at 14 and has been involved with the Janelle Tinies, Subbies, Juniors and Inters
  • Accredited Level 1 Coach
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association
  • Janelle Subbies 2ndTeam Coach 2013-2014
  • Janelle Juniors Assistant Coach 2015-2016
  • Janelle Inters 2nd Team Coach 2018
  • Pupil Skills Coach
  • Successful Coach of Graceful/Calisthenics Solos and Duos
  • Choreographer – 2006 & 2007 St Helena Secondary College Rock Eisteddfod 

Personal Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Physical Education in 2012
  • Level 2 First Aid and CPR

 

Keeley Miller

Calisthenics Background:

  • Calisthenics competitor for 15 years at Janelle CC
  • Grade 4 skill level
  • Cali and graceful solo competitor for 10 years
  • Trained in ballet, contemporary, character and aerobic gymnastics (at national level)
  • Janelle scholarship winner in 2004
  • Performed in ACF Nationals opening in 2013

Coaching Background:

  • Started as a helper/cadet/assistant at 12 and has been involved with the Janelle Tinies, Subbies, Juniors and Masters in this time
  • Accredited level 1 coach
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association
  • Juniors 2nd team coach 2016 – 2017
  • Juniors assistant coach 2018
  • Subbies 2nd team coach 2019
  • Successful Coach of Graceful/Calisthenic Solos
  • Coached Masters duo for the 2018 Masters Pan Pacs Competition
  • Pupil Skills Coach

 

Lisa Milgate

Calisthenics Background

  • Began Calisthenics at the age of 5 in Adelaide
  • Joined Janelle Calisthenics College as a Sub Junior in 1989
  • 28 year Calisthenics pupil at Janelle CC
  • Grade 4 skill level
  • Participated in performance events through calisthenics (AFL Grand Finals, Grand Prix & World Cup Soccer pre match entertainment, AFL merchandise promotion, 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony)
  • Janelle Seniors Scholarship winner in 2006
  • Janelle Seniors Team Award Winner in 2017

Coaching Background

  • Started as a helper/cadet/assistant in 2005 and have been involved with coaching Tinies, Subbies, and Inters
  • Accredited Level 1 Coach since 2009
  • Member of Victorian Calisthenics Coaches Association
  • Tinies 2nd Team Coach (2010 – 2012; 2015-2017; 2019)
  • Recreational Tinies Coach 2013
  • Tinies Head Coach 2014
  • Pupil Skills Coach
  • Calisthenics solo coach

Personal Qualifications

  • Bachelor Early Childhood Studies (Honours)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma Education (Primary)
  • Certificate IV (TAE)- Adult Training & Assessment
  • Kindergarten Teacher & Director 2005 – 2015
  • Children’s Parties & Corporate Events Entertainer 2015 – present
  • Science educational workshop presenter (Preschool, Primary, Additional Needs & Corporate Events) 2016 – present
  • Level 2 First Aid, Anaphylaxis & Asthma certificates

 

Erin-Louise Gibbs

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Naomi Salton

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Debbie Haines 

Calisthenics Background

  • A member of Regent Calisthenics College from Tinies – Juniors
  • A member of Janelle Calisthenics College from Inters – Seniors
  • Currently part of the Masters Team at Janelle Calisthenics College
  • Secretary for Janelle Calisthenics College for a number of years
  • Complete the Calisthenics Writers course and have written for various Adjudicators
  • Masters Group Representative 2017-2018

Coaching Background

  • Commenced coaching as an Inters assistant in 1980
  • Accredited Level 1 Coach
  • Principal Coach of Donvale Calisthenics College 1985-1993
  • Experienced Coach across all age groups from Tinies to Masters
  • Janelle Masters Assistant Coach 2018-2019
  • Janelle Masters Pan Pacific Games Head Coach 2018
  • Participated in a pilot programme for Calisthenics Victoria for Adult Recreational Calisthenics 2017
  • Pioneering coaching a new area of Adult Recreational Calisthenics in Geelong
  • Specialist Calisthenics Revue Coach

Personal Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Level 1 First Aid and CPR

 

2019 Cadet Coaches

 


Erin Boik                                                          

Calisthenics Background

  • Started calisthenics at the age of 3, and have been competing for over 20 years
  • Started Calisthenics with Bellevue until the merge with Watsonia, which then became Banyule Calisthenics
  • Competitive Senior, previously at Findon CC and now at Janelle CC
  • Janelle Seniors Scholarship Winner in 2015
  • Grade 3 Skill level
  • Participated in performance events through calisthenics (Banyule Parade, Warrigal Shopping Centre)

Coaching Background

  • Assistant Coach with Janelle Juniors and Masters
  • Completed the Level 1 Coaching Course in 2018 including strength and conditioning module

Personal Qualifications

  • Qualified Hairdresser
  • First Aid Training with Anaphylaxis
  • Currently Studying a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resources
  • Certificate IV – Training & Assessment
  • Certificate II – Retail Operations
  • Agents Representative Certificate
  • Acting Course – Susan Johnson
  • Acting Course – Tanya Powell

 

Belinda Grinton

 

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