Welcome to southcoastblaze

Merryn Connolly

Opens Co-Head Coach

Merryn brings invaluable experience to the #OurBlaze Opens Coaching lineup. She holds an Elite Netball Coach Accreditation and in 2022, was a @netballnsw Mentor Coach for Metro & Regional Academy and Metro & Regional League, a Mentor Coach for CDNA, and Head Coach of the CDNA Division 1 Metro League team.


  • 2024 IMB South Coast Blaze Premier League, Opens Co-Head Coach
  • 2023 IMB South Coast Blaze Premier League, Opens Assistant Coach
  • 2022 NNSW Mentor Coach: Metro & Regional Academy, Metro & Regional League
  • 2022 NNSW Waratah and Waradah Program: Lead Coach MSW
  • 2022 CDNA Mentor Coach
  • 2022 CDNA Head Coach Division 1 Metro League
  • 2010-2022: State League and Metro League Coach
  • 2019: Elite Netball Coach Accreditation
  • 2017-2019: Observer Coach NSW Swifts (Rob Wright, Anita Keelan & Megan Anderson)
  • 2018-2019 Observer Coach ANL NSW Waratahs (Colleen Mitchell, Lenore Blades)
  • 2012-2017: NNSW State League Mentor Coach Program (Jill McIntosh)
  • 2009-2022: Mentor Coach CDNA
  • 2004-2005: Assistant Coach NNSW U/19s

About Merryn

Home Association: Campbelltown District Netball Association
Years coaching: 18