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Kiri Wills

Head Coach

Kiri enters her third year coaching the Robinhood Northern Stars and after rising the ranks to finish ANZ Premiership Grand finalists, the Stars is the team to watch in 2020. Kiri has an impressive netball resume, as a player, she was a NZU21 representative, Auckland and Auckland Waitakere NPC representative and Auckland Diamonds captain before finishing her playing years with Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, who won back-to-back National Bank Cup titles during her time. Simultaneous to her playing she worked as a Sports Coordinator at Auckland Girl's Grammar School and Director of Sport at St Cuthbert’s College, and she took on a number of netball coaching roles. She has coached Auckland age-group teams, school teams, the New Zealand Secondary Schools team and Auckland Waitakere NPC team. In 2013 she returned to coaching after having children to be the assistant coach of the Mystics. She was appointed as Silver Ferns Development Squad Coach/NZU21 coach in 2015. In 2017, Wills led the NZU21 team on an unbeaten run to the World Youth Cup title, the first time New Zealand had achieved back-to-back wins at that level. Kiri is passionate about the team and the wider community so we’re excited to see what this dynamic team brings in 2020.