Junior Spirit staff for 2020 World Cup announced

Junior Spirit staff for 2020 World Cup announced

Newly appointed Junior Spirit Head Coach Chantelle ‘CJ’ James will be joined by a host of qualified support staff ahead of the WBSC U18 Women’s World Cup to be held in Lima, Peru from 21 – 30 August.

The appointments have been made prior to the U18 Women’s National Championship to be held at Blacktown International Sportspark from 19-25 January.

Full Coaching Staff

  • Chantelle James – Head Coach
  • Janell Behrendt – Team Manager
  • Kevin Jenkins – Assistant Coach
  • Heather McCann – Assistant Coach
  • Sophia Nimphius – Video Analyst
  • Rebecca Yip – Physiotherapist
  • TBA – Team Statistician

James and her staff will aim to steer the Junior Spirit to a sixth medal in international competition to add to Australia’s swag of five bronze medals.

The Australian squad will be selected following Australia’s U18 Women’s National Championship to be held at Blacktown International Sportspark from 19-25 January, 2020.

A training camp is scheduled to take place at the Australian Institute of Sport from 14-16 February.