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Our Team.

Children's Sports Facilitators


Stay Active Children’s Sports Facilitators (CSF) are pre-service teachers, child care workers, students currently undertaking a qualification in a related field, or people with previous coaching experience in a local sporting club/association/school or have participated in sport. Our success is due to the quality of our team, who demonstrate a passion for children's health and have a vested interest in delivering physical activity and sports programs with a difference. 


All CSF have obtained and completed the following training and certifications:


  •  Stay Active Training and Induction 

  •  First Aid Certification

  •  DCSI Child Related Employment Screening 

  •  Community Coaching General Principles (CCGP)

  •  RAN-EC 2018-20 Training

  •  Other relevant coaching qualifications

The Stay Active Management Team invests in our staff and provides professional development opportunities for those who share our company's Mission and Vision. 

Meet Our Team

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Luke Meyer

Managing Director

Hi, my name is Luke. I’m the Owner and Managing Director of Stay Active. I have a Master of Teaching (Primary R-7), and a Bachelor of Sports, Health and Physical Activity. 


Before my position as Managing Director, I was a coach with Stay Active for 3 years. My favourite sports are ultimate frisbee, tennis and basketball. I work in schools all over Adelaide.  


I’m passionate about facilitating learning through sport, and growing participation and excitement about physical activity. I’m excited to work with you and your students!

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Emma Willacy

Program Manager/ Sports Facilitator

Hi there! My names is Emma and I have a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)/ Bachelor of Arts (PE and Health). I have worked with Stay Active since February 2020. 


My favourite sport is soccer. I work in schools in the North, South, East and West of Adelaide. 


I have a passion for engaging all students of different abilities in sport and providing an inclusive environment. I am looking forward to getting to know your students and getting them excited about different sports!

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Brin Thai

Children's Sports Facilitator

Hey there! My name is Brin, I am a primary school science specialist teacher. I started at Stay Active in October 2022, and work in the metropolitan areas of Adelaide. 

I have enjoyed playing sports my whole life, and I am currently representing South Australia in Ultimate Frisbee.

I love promoting an environment where kids feel safe to give something a go regardless of the outcome, and I aim to ensure every group I take will be as engaged and excited about sport as I am!

Cooper Wilson

Children's Sports Facilitator

Hello, I'm Cooper. I’ve been coaching sports with kids for four years. As a coach in the Sydney Swans Academy and with early learning, I’ve just moved to Adelaide and plan on studying a Bachelor of Education. I have been working with Stay Active since February 2022


My favourite sport is AFL. I work in the North, South, East and West of Adelaide. I love being able to help children learn something new and help them to enjoy sports. Sport has always been a very big part of my life, so I really enjoy helping kids learn to love sport just like I do. I look forward to meeting your students and helping them enjoy all types of sports.

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Glen Fernandes

Children's Sports Facilitator

Hi! I’m Glen and I am a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Psychological Science from Flinders University, where I am currently completing my 4th year of study in sport psychology research at an Honours level for the Bachelor of Sport, Health, and Physical Activity (Honours). 

My favourite sport is table tennis, but I love most other sports as well. I work in schools in the Adelaide Hills, South and East of Adelaide.  

I am passionate about human development and fostering a passion for learning life skills through sport, I look forward to facilitating this experience in your students!

Joshua Connor

Children's Sports Facilitator

Hi, I’m Josh, I have a Bachelor in Biomedical Science and work as an SSO Part Time at Adelaide Botanic High School. I started work at Stay Active in May of 2022.


I enjoy playing tennis and soccer.


I live centrally and work in the west, north and south.


I am passionate about giving every student a go and helping to make sport enjoyable for all skill levels.


Mateus Rocha

Children's Sports Facilitator

Hi all, my name is Mateus and I’m a second year student studying a Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education. 

I have loved sports my entire life, with my favourite sports being ultimate frisbee and football (soccer). I work in the North, South, East and West.

I look forward to sharing my passion of sports with you and can’t wait to help the students embark on their own staying active journey.

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Ryan Kupke

Children's Sports Facilitator

Hi, I’m Ryan. I have a Certificate 4 in Outdoor Recreation and I have been working for Stay Active since July 2021. 

My favourite sports are AFL, Cricket, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee and Cycling. I work in schools in the North, South and East of Adelaide. 

I am enthusiastic about sports and look forward to passing on the experience to your students.

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Sam O'Connell

Children's Sports Facilitator

Hi, I'm Sam, I started with Stay Active in September 2022 and have been a coach for a variety of sports for over 15 years. This includes working with people of all abilities learning swimming.

Currently, I'm an ultimate frisbee player representing Adelaide Outbreak at national tournaments. I've also played tennis, soccer, and cricket in the past.

I'll be mainly working in the eastern suburbs, but you just might find me venturing north and south of the city.

I'm looking forward to getting kids as excited about sports as I am!

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