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Nardelli Coaching was formed in 2011. Lauren has a netball and athletics background while Rob has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 20 years. We share a passion for working with young people and knew that through combining our knowledge and experience, we could start something special.

It was humble beginnings, coaching one group of 14 girls through some netball skills and fitness programs. Today, we coach many young people each week through our various programs...
and we are loving every minute of it!

In our spare time, we enjoy spending quality time with our children, Mia and Luka. We also enjoy spending time in the gym working on staying fit and healthy.



  • VNL Championship Coach

  • 2022 U19 Victorian State Team Assistant Coach

  • 2018-present Netball Victoria Talent Academy Coach

  • 2017-2021 U12 and U15 SSV State Team Coach and Selector

  • Current Talent Identification Scout - Netball Victoria

  • 2017 Community Coach of the Year Winner - School Sport Victoria Awards

  • 2020 Netball Victoria School of the Year Winner (Forest Hill College)

  • Former State League Championship Netball Player

  • Former Victorian State Representative
    in Netball and Athletics

Lauren has represented Victoria in netball at a national level and umpired netball at a national level. She has been coaching players aged 3 upwards for around 15 years now.


Through her experience and knowledge, she is able to provide a comprehensive level of mentoring that is rare in the sport. Her high-level experience in each facet of the game means that those players she coaches are very well rounded, complete players.

Lauren's experience having also competed at a junior national level in athletics has helped form her coaching approach. Each netball player is seen as an athlete first. Through this approach, players will grasp and perform more advanced skills. The underpinning focus of all her programs is in developing the complete athlete.



  • Strength and Conditioning experience includes U19, U17 & U12 State Netball Teams, Netball Victoria Talent Academy, various secondary school and representative programs and private programs

  • Myotherapy/Massage experience includes Melbourne Vixens, Victoria Fury and private practice

  • Sports Trainer – Australian U16 Team – 2018 Gold Medalists

  • Selector – U12 and U15 Victorian State Netball Teams

  • Qualifications include Strength and Conditioning Coach, Myotherapist, Sports Trainer, Personal Trainer and Netball Coach

Rob has been treating and training the general public as well as professional athletes for over 20 years. He has experience working with many elite level, professional athletes including footballers, rugby players and dancers.

Rob has also trained many high level amateur athletes including rowers, martial artists, power lifters, basketballers and netballers. Rob has spent the last 12 years focussing his attention on junior athletes who are aspiring to make it as far as possible in their chosen sport.


Rob’s training as a Myotherapist has a strong influence over all programs implemented at Nardelli Coaching. An essential part of developing the athlete is to give high priority to the prevention of injury and enable longevity within sport.

Rob has also competed at a state level in basketball and martial arts.

"We deliver programs that assist each individual to stay consistent in their training,
resulting in more substantial development both in their skill and fitness levels."
- Robert Nardelli


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