Dr Lynne Coleman MNZM

Lynne is a general practitioner and sports doctor who has been involved with elite sport for more than a decade. Initially with North Harbour Rugby and Netball teams, Lynne is now Medical Director for Basketball NZ, Swimming NZ and the New Zealand Women’s Rugby team (Black Ferns). She also travels as team doctor for the Tall Ferns and Black Ferns teams.

Lynne was a doctor for the New Zealand Olympic Health Team in Athens 2004, co-led the Health Team for Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006 and led the Health Team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She is a supervisory "doping" doctor to the international basketball organsiation FIBA for Oceania events. Lynne has also been an elected member of the Waitemata District Health Board since 2001.