Michelle Wood is Snow Sports NZ’s Performance Services Manager and leads our athlete and coach performance support services. Alongside our High Performance Director, she drives the strategic direction of our high performance programme to fulfill the collective goal of inspiring New Zealanders through Winter Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship and premier event success.
Michelle has a background in high performance sport having been employed by Athletics New Zealand for nearly 10 years, managing their Athlete Performance Support (APS) programme, and since 2017 as the High Performance Coach Manager. Prior to this she spent time in North America completing her master’s degree and coaching track and field. Michelle is also a former elite cyclist, representing New Zealand in road cycling between 2004 and 2007.
Michelle joined Snow Sports NZ in January 2020