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Coaches & Mentors

Our Team of expert Coaches

Head Coach & Mentor

Carl Jennings NZBM

Carl Jennings NZBM, MExerSc is the originator of the Super 6 High Performance Program (S6HP) and a recipient of the New Zealand Bravery Medal (NZBM). 

Carl is regarded as an expert in the field of applied athletic development, working within elite professional sport for over 30 years within the NRL Australia, Super 15s Rugby, Great Britain RL, Super league UK, English Premier League Soccer, along with many other elite athletes in various sports, including Olympic and World Champions.

His extensive practical experience knowledge and expertise is backed with a Masters of Exercise Science in Strength and Conditioning.

He is a former International Athlete who holds the unique achievement of representing his country as a coach and athlete at two different sports.

Tahlia McKenzie is a NSW representative hockey player and high school teacher, she is a passionate mentor and role model  for young athletes within our S6HP program.

Tahlia has a unique ability to connect with young people within our diverse community she has  the knowledge, experience  and expertise  to help them succeed.

She leads our education and life skills program, supporting our athletes  to develop sport, life, education plans.

Coach & Mentor

Tahlia McKenzie

Coach & Mentor

Eddie Palaci

Eddie Palaci is a successful innovative sports administrator with a passion for sport and supporting the disability sector/community.

He has an extensive executive level management experience with over 20 years of employment within the telecommunications industry.

Eddie leads the S6HP I’MPossible program our inspirational and worlds first high-performance program for young people with a disability.

He is passionate about the community and making a difference, providing opportunity and positively impacting the lives of  athletes with a disability. 

Luke Lewis  is an Australian sports personality, broadcaster and former NRL player with a glittering career playing over 300 first grade games winning two premierships along with winning the prestigious Clive Churchill medal.

He was an Australian International and New South Wales State of Origin representative.

Luke has a long association with Carl Jennings and is passionate about S6HP, he is our online coach, mentor and a driving force behand the S6HP Junior Superstars event.

Coach & Mentor

Luke Lewis



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