Waikato Hockey


07 838 0485

Our Staff

Kris Anderson

Commercial Manager

Kris looks after all the Grants and Sponsorship deals.

Brett Sanders (Aka Ned)

Competitions & Events Manager

Ned manages the draws and competitions for our winter and summer seasons.  He also takes care of all events at Waikato Hockey.

Reiner Vellinga

Development Manager

Reiner is a recent new addition to the team and has brought a wealth of experience to the Development Manager role.  His key focus is developing hockey in the Waikato.

Stuart Pitu

Development Officer

Stuart works closely with Reiner to ensure our development plan is implemented.

Kirsten Brinkworth

Finance Officer

Kirsten is our “money-lady”.  She manages all the finances for Waikato Hockey.

Shelley Bishop


Shelley is the engine room behind WHA performing all administrative actions and managing the website and social media platforms.

Ryan McLachlan

Cafe Manager

Ryan is our new Cafe Manager

Bruce Winders

Caretaker / Go Hockey Manager

Bruce can be found around the turf or in the Go Hockey Shop.