Who is evoL Sports?
Norman’s passion for children is at the center of evoL Sports, starting with his own children and spreading out to all the hundreds of children he has coached over the years.
After a lifetime of loving sports and playing everything from soccer to cricket, Norman began coaching his son and daughter one-on-one in basketball and quickly realised the impact of sports on their growth and development. As a parent, he saw that there is so much more to sports behind the scenes, as it develops children’s motor skills, social skills, self-esteem, and has many health benefits. So, Norman spent the next three years coaching basketball teams including a position at one of the largest private schools in Victoria.
Shortly after in 2013, Norman decided he wanted to commit full-time to his passion for children and love of sports. However, combining the two brought him to look at sports from a different angle—it was no longer just about the love of sports and the sporting skill, it’s about all of the amazing development and benefits that children get from sports. This new perspective was mirrored by Norman’s own children suggesting that Love Sports is a good name, but “Why don’t you do it backwards, Dad?” In that moment, Norman and his family created evoL Sports.
Today, evoL Sports has grown beyond Norman’s early dreams of doing it all himself to include a team of coaches serving childcare centres, schools, and events all over Victoria. Norman ensures that every coach on his team carries the same enthusiasm for children and focus on development that is at the foundation of his coaching.
Every childcare centre incursion, basketball camp, school holiday program, and birthday party is based on the mission to have fun and empower each and every child to live a healthier life through sports and physical activity.
Areas We Serve
evoL Sports is located in Victoria, Australia and has coaches all over Melbourne and the surrounding area. Each pin on the map represents a coach’s location plus a radius of 15 km that they can service.
Find Your Coach
Click on the location nearest you below to read more about the coach or coaches serving your area, or scroll through and read about all of our awesome coaches.
Kylie — Head Coach
With over fifteen years of experience in the fitness industry, including more than eight years working with children from eight months to thirteen years of age, Kylie began coaching for evoL Sports in June 2015. As of 2018, she is the Head Coach in charge of developing the preschool, childcare, and primary school programs as well as mentoring all of the coaches to provide fun and engaging programs with a true passion for the children.
Certifications: Diploma of Fitness qualified, Children’s Fitness Trainer qualification, Children’s Boot Camp qualification, Certificate IV in Recreation Sports Coaching, Certificate III in Community Activity Programs, First Aid, and WWC check.
Coaching Experience: Qualifications in AFL, netball, soccer, and cricket. Experienced with many sports including kindergym, gymnastics, dance, cheerleading, perceptual motor programs, t-ball, tennis, and basketball.
Aditya is an accomplished athlete both domestically and internationally with accolades ranging from team captain to several cricket tournament wins all before the age of nineteen. He began volunteering at SG Cricket School in Kochi, India as a cricket coach, then added a position as a soccer coach with a junior soccer club. His passion for sports and love of coaching brought him to evoL Sports where he makes sure every child in his class is having a good time.
Sports Achievements: Played B Division League with Swantons Cricket, Kochi, India; KIOC Promising Cricket Award 2010; Under Nineteen Best All-Rounder and Man of the Match with Asiatic Cricket Academy, Sanga Memorial Tournament 2015; Under Nineteen Winners with Asiatic Cricket Academy, Sanga Memorial Tournament 2016; Highest Wicket Taker in D Division League Match with seventeen wickets taken in three matches; Special Appreciation for a cricket tournament from Belridge Secondary College, Australia.
Brodie is a well-rounded coach with experience primarily in basketball coaching, but he has also played football and swam. His good attitude from years as an athlete makes the children love him, as he is very patient and lots of fun.
What the Children Say: All programs are fun with Brodie!
Lavinia is a new addition to the evoL Sports team and is excited to serve the Craigieburn area.
Yoanes has played soccer and still plays his favourite sport, basketball. His love for basketball inspired him to become a basketball coach, and he brings that same passion to evoL Sports. The children in his programs always enjoy themselves! Yoanes makes sure they understand the benefit of sports and encourages each child to discover their potential.
Coaching Experience: Yoanes has been a basketball coach for both boys and girls teams of all ages up to twenty years old.
Inspired by being a mother of three children, Eva loves working with children and providing them encouragement and confidence. She has worked with children ranging from preschool to year three primary school groups before joining evoL Sports. Her goal is always to create a great foundation to health, fitness, and emotional and social skills in the children while having fun! This is how she raised her children, and she coaches all other children like they are her own. Eva’s key coaching philosophies are inclusion, continual supportive encouragement, and making sports fun for all children regardless of their abilities.
Coaching Experience: Eva’s experience in coaching began as a volunteer in special education programs for groups and individuals at her children’s school, including groups where the focus was providing structured motor skill developing and team building activities.
Sandra is a new addition to the evoL Sports team and is excited to serve the Endeavour Hills area.
Connor has played many sports including football, cricket, and basketball. He has taken his personal experience with these sports and shared them with many children as a football and cricket coach. Every activity with Connor is more enjoyable because of his fun personality—so the children love him!
What the Children Say: Connor always takes the time to teach them a skill if it is required to participate, nobody is left out.
Madison has experience with many sports as she has played netball, basketball, touch football, soccer, ran track, and swam. Netball is her favorite of all the sports though. Her years as an athlete taught her many life skills that she incorporates into her coaching. She is always organised with her programs and ensures that each child is given one-on-one time with her to improve their skills.
What the Children Say: Madison is enthusiastic and lots of fun!
Peter began his coaching career as a swim coach with children aged three to fifteen years of age. As an athlete he played football, basketball, cricket, and rugby union, which gave him the experience to branch out to coach many children in many sports over the years. Peter has volunteered as a football and basketball coach at a Special Developmental School where the students have a moderate intellectual disability. He has also volunteered at the Woolamai Surf Life Saving Club and coached their Nippers Program teaching the basic principles of surf lifesaving and beach safety.
Certifications: Certificates in Community Coaching and General Principles, as well as Auswim teaching, First Aid, and Life Guard qualifications.
Rebecca is a natural-born coach fulfilling her love of basketball through both playing and coaching children in the sport. She started playing basketball at seven years old and hasn’t stopped since. Rebecca incorporates a lot of fun into her coaching whilst also challenging the children. She wants the children to find time to laugh and be silly while doing sports as it’s the best way to enjoy it and improve at the same time.
Coaching Experience: Rebecca got her first coaching job when she was only fourteen years old teaching basketball to children aged five to sixteen years old.
Simo is a champion martial arts coach with over twelve years of experience coaching both adults and children. He began his athletic journey at the age of seven with gymnastics, swimming, and basketball—later discovering his talent and passion for taekwondo. Simo is an enthusiastic fitness trainer with many experiences coaching at summer camps and preschools. He loves building a child’s confidence through sports while at the same time having a lot of fun.
Sports Achievements: Junior Moroccan Taekwondo Champion at the age of seventeen; Member of the Moroccan Taekwondo team from 1997 to 2003; Certified Taekwondo Coach by the International Taekwondo Federation.
Taylah is a new addition to the evoL Sports team and is excited to serve the Mount Eliza area.
Mathura is a new addition to the evoL Sports team and is excited to serve the Mulgrave area.
Catherine enjoys gymnastics, swimming, football, volleyball, soccer, and netball. A long list of favorite sports because she loves to be moving and involved as much as possible in her classes. Children say she is relaxed and fun, and her emphasis on providing constructive feedback and praise really builds their skills and self-esteem.
Coaching Experience: Catherine has previously coached gymnastics.
Courtney began working in childcare while attending Swineburne University and she fell in love with the job. She is currently finishing her Cert 4 in Fitness and is thrilled to combine her passion for physical activity and working with children at evoL Sports. Courtney grew up a very active child trying all kinds of sports, dancing, acrobatics, cheerleading, and running which she still does today. This instilled a pure love and enjoyment of sports that makes Courtney an enthusiastic coach. Her focus in coaching is that the kids have a blast and accomplish something whilst doing so, whether it be achieving a new skill or simply walking out of the session feeling confident and happy. She finds that the most rewarding feeling in the world is seeing the children smile so big when they realise they can do a new skill and have fun too!
Coaching Experience: Courtney has experience coaching disabled children at her dance school throughout high school. Recently, she began working as a Personal Trainer for children and teens with disabilities. Coaching children with evoL Sports is a natural fit!
Ranel enjoys playing cricket. Ranel always aims to run a fun sports program.
Coaching Experience: Ranel has previously coached children playing cricket.
Dimitri was born a master of soccer! He believes that working with children is “the most beautiful job in the world” and that passion shows in his coaching. Dimitri began his coaching career in Italy studying and acquiring many qualifications. He has worked with children of all ages in Italy and now in Australia. His mindset when working with children centers around returning to being a child himself, which helps him connect with the children and make all sports playful and exciting.
What the Children Say: Dimitri is really crazy and fun!
Clancy is a new addition to the evoL Sports team and is excited to serve the Reservoir area.
Samantha has played and loved many sports in her life, starting with basketball at the age of seven. She later played netball and now plays women’s Australian rules football. Samantha truly enjoys sharing her passion for sports with the children in her programs.
Coaching Experience: Samantha has coached club basketball and is currently a swimming coach.
Jarrod is a new addition to the evoL Sports team and is excited to serve the Templestowe area.