Experience and passion to power Samantha Jones in her newly appointed role at Equestrian Sports New Zealand as Community Development Manager – Youth & Coaching.

Most passionate about developing pathways and removing barriers for participants, Sam says “I look forward to bringing my knowledge and enthusiasm for coaching and youth equestrian to my new role with ESNZ. I’ll continue to work closely with NZPCA to bring positive opportunities for all equestrians in New Zealand.”

Sam joins us in this newly created role after nine years with NZPCA and will lead the alignment of the coaching development plan, connect with all industry stakeholders to deliver a connected coaching development plan, develop an ESNZ Youth Council and deliver the Equestrian in Schools Program.

“We are thrilled that Sam has been able to join us and bring her exceptional knowledge and experience into an exciting space for us and our work at the moment. We are excited to continue to build and strengthen the partnership with NZPCA through the connections Sam brings with her” Jo Colin, General Manager – Community & Participation expressed.

Sam will join us on the 1st of March 2023, we look forward to welcoming her to our team.