Kim Howard is the Team Manager for the premiership Sunshine Coast Lightning netball team. Her competitive career encompassed international level basketball, provincial netball and softball. She has an exemplary record in coaching spanning all age groups and in sports administration, and is a true leader in women's sport. Kim is also Director of the largest private netball academy on the Sunshine Coast and continues to make a significant contribution to girls and women's sport. Originally from NZ, Kim has called the Sunshine Coast home for the past 9 years.