Janice Cochrane was appointed in 1993 as Sport Canterbury's School KiwiSport Coordinator and KiwiSenior Coordinator.
Her role evolved into management responsibilities, and she is now Sport Canterbury's Mid Canterbury Regional Manager.
The Mid Canterbury Regional Office is based in Ashburton, where Jan works closely with sporting organisations, schools, network groups and the Ashburton District Council.
Jan's responsibility is to promote sport and physical activity throughout the Mid Canterbury region, supporting participation, development and performance.
Jan facilitates the annual Mid Canterbury Sports Awards, Sport Volunteer Awards and Sport Forums.
Jan is currently working in schools promoting and training staff on SportStart, Sport Canterbury's resource and professional development package for schools and sports clubs that aims to improve young people’s physical literacy.
In Mid Canterbury, Jan has led user group meetings in support of the EA Networks Centre and has provided a vital link for the Rakaia Sports Centre partnership project.
Jan's personal interests include her family, netball, and all sport.
E-mail Janice Cochrane, Sport Canterbury Mid Canterbury Regional Manager