Marie Byrne, Chair

Tony Hansen, Deputy Chair

Jason Begg

Maria Cropper

Jason Mulvaney

Errol Byrne

ALL STAFF OPERATE FROM SOFTBALL HQ, Mizuno Ballpark Pages Road, Christchurch Tel: (03) 3899167​​​​​​​

Cheryl Kemp, Chief Executive  
Cheryl has been involved with softball for 50 years having coached and played at club, regional and New Zealand level.  Whilst having a good understanding of the sport, Cheryl’s career background involves administrative systems, marketing and the communication industry which brings a valued skill set to the association.  Cheryl reports directly to the Chairman and is responsible for the implementation of the Board’s strategic plan and all staff.

Cheryl can be contacted at cheryl@csa.org.nz or on mobile 0274 384688.

Moira Annandale, Operations Director
Moira has played softball at premier level and has completed a Bachelor of Business Management at the College of Education.  Moira’s experience in the World Championship administration office provided an excellent foundation for taking over the Operations manager’s position. Moira is responsible for delivering the competition and tournament products of the association and adding value for the members through competition information, web site and general assistance and availability to all teams and clubs.  She brings an excellent skill set to the association and is a valued member of the team. 

Moira can be contacted at admin@csa.org.nz or mobile 027 2893801

Anthea Stringer, Coach & Development 
Anthea has played and coached softball for many years now, and she draws on this experience for her role. She has a background in personal training, sports massage, and coach & development across a number of sports,  though Softball is her true passion. Anthea is responsible for education of athletes and coaches across all grades, together with the delivery of Community, school's Kiwi Sox and B5 programmes.

Anthea can be contacted at coach@csa.org.nz or mobile 027 8180076

Lindsay Thomas, Digital & Coach Manager

Lindsay has coached Division I softball at Virginia Tech and Western Carolina University. At Virginia Tech she was the outfield coach, and assisted with hitting and pitching skills. At Western Carolina University she was the pitching and outfield coach, recruiting coordinator, camp and clinic director, and managed the team’s social media.  She is also the co-founder of Training Untamed LLC, which specializes in mental skills training and has worked with national softball teams, universities, and high school organizations throughout the world. She will graduate with her Master’s in Sport Management this spring of 2021. She will be using her softball skills and professional experience to help continue the education and development of the sport through schools, clinics, mental training, and digital marketing within CSA.

Lindsay can be contacted on media@csa.org.nz or mobile 021 052 9950