SOUTH West District Netball League medallist and multiple A grade premiership player Lisa Bampfield will make a return to A grade coaching this year, returning to the role of A grade coach of her beloved Roos for the 2014 season.
The appointment will create the first husband-wife coaching duo in the league, with Simon to continue his duties as head coach of the Westerns football side.
The coaching appointment will provide the sports hungry Bampfield household with a new set of exciting challenges as they set out to achieve the double and become the first husband and wife duo to win a set of premierships across both sports in the same season.
Bampfield said the timing of the appointment was purely coincidental, as it “just happened to be when Simon was coaching” but it will give the pair a rare opportunity to chase premiership success together.
Read more in Friday’s Portland Observer, January 24, 2014.