Meet Our Coaches for 2022

SECTIONHEAD COACH &
CO-COACHES
ASSISTANTS, HELPERS & MENTORS
TiniesIsabelle BartonTeam 2 Coach - Gabbi Pigatto
Tots Coach - Emily Inserra
Assistants - Larni Hermans and Isabelle Inserra
Mentor - Jo Barton
Sub JuniorsErin Norris
Jessie Sarah
Team 2 Coach - Sophie Spooner
Assistant - Jemma Supicic
Mentors - Jo Gould and Jo Barton
JuniorsAshleigh GouldTeam 2 Coaches - Kat Salt and Caitlin Cosgriff
Assistant - Emily Cosgriff
Mentor - Sherryn Aggelis
IntermediatesSherryn Aggelis
Rebecca Reeves
Team 2 Coaches - Marlee-Shae Holden and Samantha Reeves
Helper - Jemma Supicic
Mentor - Sharon McCrorie
SeniorsCarly Harrison
Stephanie Supicic
Team 2 Coach - Joelle Draper
Assistant - Sammi Lukey

Sherryn Aggelis

Sherryn enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies. Her daughter Jemma is a member of our Junior Team.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • Member of Victorian State Team for 11 years – both as a pupil and coach
  • Winner of the National Championship on several occasions
  • 1994 – Graceful Girl Winner – Royal South Street
  • 1985 – Junior Champion Girl
  • 1990 – Champion Girl
  • 2013 – Victorian State Team Coach – Intermediate
  • 2018 – Victorian State Team Coach – Sub-Junior
  • 2019 – Norm Plant Memorial Trophy winner
  • Solo coach
  • Life Member

 

Isabelle Barton

Isabelle has a Bachelor of Media & Communications (Major in PR) and works for a global media/advertising agency. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, going to brunch with friends and boxing.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • Achieved Grade 4 Pupil Skills
  • 2007 – Member of Victorian State Team – Sub Juniors
  • 2009 – Member of Victorian State Team – Juniors
  • 2008 – Solo State Champion CVI
  • 2017 – Club Girl
  • Solo Coach
  • Life Member

Jo Barton

Jo has completed a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) & Diploma of Education (Secondary) and works full time as a teacher of VCE Accounting, as well as being part of the leadership team as VCE Co-ordinator. Jo enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends, designing costumes for her pupils and is active in supporting all of our coaches and club.

  • 1976 – Commenced coaching career
  • 1981 – Best Club Girl
  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2014 – Norm Plant Memorial Trophy winner
  • Solo Coach
  • Mentor Coach
  • Vice President Club Committee – Avonde Calisthenics College Inc.
  • Life Member

Ashleigh Gould

Ash has completed her Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science with Honours and is currently completing her PhD at Monash University studying the immune system. Ash is a swimming coach and enjoys playing waterpolo, cooking and spending time with her friends and family.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2006, 2008, 2009 – Member of Victorian State Team
  • 2018 – Victorian State Team Assistant Coach – Sub Juniors
  • 2018 – Club Girl
  • Solo coach
  • Life Member

Carly Harrison

Carly works as an Occupational Rehabilitation Counsellor and has recently completed her PHD – Wellness and Injury in Professional Ballet. In addition, Carly is an Associate Lecturer at La Trobe University.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2002 – Junior Champion Girl
  • 2007 – Champion Girl
  • 2013 – Victorian State Team Assistant Coach – Intermediates
  • 2015 – Champion Girl
  • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 – Finalist- Graceful Girl – Royal South Street
  • Solo Coach
  • Life Member

Larni Hermans

Larni is a Registered Nurse and enjoys camping and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Level 1 Accreditation– Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2018 – Grade 4 Pupil Skills with Honours

Marlee-Shae Holden

Marlee-Shae is currently at university studying an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy and Bachelor in Sports Development. Whilst Marlee-Shae loves all things calisthenics, she also enjoys spending time with her dogs and heading to the beach whenever possible.

  • Level 1 Accreditation– Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2019 – Gold medal recipient with Honours
  • 2019 – Solos at the Palais Calisthenic and Graceful finalist
  • 2018 – Solos at the Palais Calisthenic solo finalist
  • 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 – Finalist- Calisthenic Solo – Royal South Street
  • Solo coach 

Sharon McCrorie

Sharon enjoys going to the ballet, theatre, reading, walking her dog, going on family holidays and dining out at Melbourne’s fabulous restaurants.

  • 1976 – Most Improved Girl
  • 1981 – Champion Girl
  • Life Member
  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • Skills Coach
  • Solo Coach and coach of past winner of Royal South Street Graceful Girl
  • Club Mentor

 

Erin Norris

Erin works as a Primary school teacher and is a member of the Leadership team.  She enjoys camping and spending time with her family and dog “Evie”.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2009 – Best Club Girl
  • 2015 – Coach – Winners Junior Championship Division – CVI
  • 2017 – Coach – Winners Sub Juniors Championship Division – CVI
  • 2018 – Pan Pacific Games- Masters, 5 gold medals
  • Life member

Gabbi Pigatto

Gabbi is currently studying at university to reach her career goal as a primary school teacher.  Outside of calisthenics, Gabbi enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends, fitness and travel.

  • Cadet Coach
  • Grade 4 Pupil Skills with Honours

Rebecca Reeves

Currently Rebecca has recently completed her study in Osteopathy at RMIT and enjoys travelling. Rebecca is also involved in providing Ballet classes for our members.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2003 – 2011 – Winner Solo State Title – CVI
  • 2004 – Member of Victorian State Team – Sub Juniors
  • 2006 & 2007 – National Graceful winner – Juniors
  • 2006 & 2007 – Member of Victorian State Team – Juniors
  • 2007 – Junior Champion Girl
  • 2009 – National Graceful winner – Intermediates
  • 2009 & 2011  – Member of Victorian State Team – Intermediates
  • 2011 – Winner – Vera Hopton
  • 2015 – Graduated from Ellison Ballet Professional Training program (New York)
  • 2017 – RSSS Finalist
  • 2017 – Jill Goss Family Trophy awarded to Reeves family
  • 2018 – Member of Victorian State Team – Seniors
  • 2018 – RSSS Graceful Girl winner
  • 2018 – Solos at the Palais Graceful solo winner
  • 2018 – Bronze Medal  recipient – Honours with Distinction
  • 2018 – Silver Medal recipient – Honours with Distinction
  • 2019 – Gold Medal recipient – with Honours
  • Solo Coach
  • Life Member

Samantha Reeves

Sam is currently working in Sales for a smart technology company and enjoys travelling overseas, weekend camping getaways and relaxing at home with her cat “Maxy”.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2003 – Junior Champion Girl
  • 2003 – Member of the Victorian State Team – Juniors
  • 2006 – Winner Graceful State Title – CVI
  • 2006, 2007 – Member of the Victorian State Team – Intermediates
  • 2006, 2007 – National Graceful finalist – Intermediates
  • 2008 – RSSS Graceful Girl finalist
  • 2009 – Member of the Victorian State Team – Seniors
  • 2011 – Champion Girl
  • 2017 – Jill Goss Family Trophy awarded to Reeves family
  • 2018 – Pan Pacific Games – Masters, 5 Gold medals
  • Life Member

Jessie Sarah

Jessie works full time in emergency management and enjoys travelling overseas.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 2007, 2009 & 2013 – Member of Victorian State team
  • 2010 – Junior Champion Girl
  • 2018 – Victorian State Team Assistant Coach – Sub Juniors
  • 2018 – Bronze Medal recipient
  • Solo Coach
  • Life Member

Sophie Spooner

Sophie has recently completed a Bachelor of Early Childhood & Primary Education, and is working full time as a Prep teacher. 

  • Cadet coach
  • 2009 –  Member of Victorian State Team – Juniors
  • 2016 – Best Club Girl
  • 2016 – International Elite Performance Program – Team member
  • 2018 – Jill Goss Family Trophy awarded to the Spooner family
  • 2018 – Bronze Medal recipient
  • Life Member

Stephanie Supicic

Stephanie has completed a Diploma in Children’s Services and works full time as a Children’s Educator, and is also a Certified Zumba Instructor.

  • Level 1 Accreditation – Australian Calisthenics Federation
  • 1997 – Member of Victorian State Team – Sub Juniors – National winners
  • 2018 – Victorian State Team Assistant Coach – Sub Juniors
  • 2019 –  Victorian State Team Assistant Coach – Sub Juniors
  • 2020 – Victorian State Team Coach – Sub Juniors
  • Solo coach