In 1998 I was appointed as the National Technical for New Zealand Universities Football under the umbrella of University Sport New Zealand. My mandate was to was a long-term vision to have the New Zealand Universities Women's National Team competing at the FISU World Universiade Summer Games.
I provided overall governance, strategic direction and leadership including the development of a sound, professional and stable infrastructure. I was also responsible in seeking funding with funding agencies and sponsors. I developed and implemented the Long Term Development Working Action Plan to achieve the vision which was achieved in 2003.
I was also appointed to the role of Head Coach and in 2001, the National Women's Team bound for their first international tour playing seven games in Australia and I was named University Sport New Zealand Coach of the Year. In 2002, I led the National Team two international tournaments, Australasia International Tournament in Malaysia and Fern Cup in New Zealand. I oversaw the National Team to two appearances at the FISU World Universiade Summer Games, 2003 in Daegu, South Korea and 2005 Izmir, Turkey.
9th Place / FISU Fair Play Trophy - 2005 FISU World Universiade Summer Games - Izmir, Turkey
12th Place / FISU Fair Play Trophy - 2003 FISU World Universiade Summer Games - Daegu, South Korea
3rd Place - 2002 Fern Cup - Christchurch, New Zealand
2nd Place - 2002 Australasia International Tournament - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2002 Singapore tour
2001 Australia tour
2001 University Sport New Zealand Coach of the Year