PCYC PENRITH PEOPLE

PCYC is a unique partnership between NSW Police, Rotary and the Community offering an amazingly diverse range of services to serve the community and empower young people to reach their potential.

PCYC NSW is a values-based operation focused on people - the members we serve and the communities in which we operate - and across the state, over 800 staff and 1,500 volunteers make it possible for us to deliver local services to meet individual community needs.

PCYC Penrith is no different! We are eternally grateful to our hardworking and talented team. Learn more about our wonderful staff, coaches and officers below, and drop in anytime to say hi in person. They'd love to meet you!

PCYC Penrith - Club Manager - Tristan Summerhayes

Tristan Summerhayes

Club Manager

Tristan has been part of the PCYC Penrith team for 3 years, Prior to stepping into the Manager role Tristan was looking after the kids boxing, multisport, Basketball Skills, Ninjas, Arts & Crafts, school holiday activities and our senior fitness programs. He loves the community feel of PCYC, knowing everyone on a first name basis and personal level. Tristan’s a big advocate for empowering youth through health and fitness, and his mission is to provide youth the knowledge to future proof there success in health.

PCYC Penrith - Senior Activities Officer - Tiana Azzopardi

Tiana Azzopardi

Senior Activities Officer

Tiana has been apart of the PCYC team for roughly 2 years. Tiana started out volunteering with us in November of 2020. Now she has moved into the Senior Activities Officer role where she coaches boxing and co-ordinates many club operations, activities and programs such as our school holiday programs. What Tiana loves most about PCYC is that it’s always a happy environment. We have lots of services to cater for everyone.

PCYC Penrith - Activities Officer - Emily Radisavljevic

Emily Radisavljevic

Activities Officer

Emily has been volunteering with PCYC Penrith for the past year! She is also apart of Our PCYC Youth Committee. Her efforts & Hard work have paid off and is now apart of the Team as an Activities Officer. Emily is now the friendly face that greets you every evening. “What I love most about PCYC Penrith is that we are not only a team but a family & we make every person who walks through our doors feel welcome & part of our family as well"

PCYC Penrith - Activities Assistant - Isabella Polistena

Isabella Polistena

Activities Assistant

Isabella has been apart of the PCYC team for only a few months. Isabella started out volunteering with us helping out with our school holiday program Isabella's hard work has now moved her into a role of Activities Assistant.

PCYC Penrith - Gymnastics Coach - Teresa Simonka

Teresa Simonka

Gymnastics Coach

Teresa has been with Penrith for 12 years! She is an all-rounder, coaching gymnastics, TOIP and SDC. Teresa also helps at Blacktown and MT Druitt with Gymnastics and TOIP. Teresa’s mission is to give as much back to the community as possible, by mentoring and supporting all to reach their potential.

PCYC Penrith - Gym + Fitness Trainer  - Beni Nawai

Beni Nawai

Gym + Fitness Trainer

Beni is our newest team member! He has a specialised fitness background, Beni has experience in Group Fitness, Personal Training & Boxing.

PCYC Penrith - Gymnastics Coach - Melissa Fisher

Melissa Fisher

Gymnastics Coach

Mel has been with PCYC for 3 years and is one of our amazing gymnastics coaches. Mel attended the club when she was younger, participating in the gymnastics program. Wanting to give back to the community, she started volunteering and now works here. Her mission for the club is to give back to the community in any way possible and to provide youth with the skills needed to progress in gymnastics.

PCYC Penrith - Activities Assistant - Harry Lodge

Harry Lodge

Activities Assistant

Harry Has only been Volunteering at PCYC for a few months and has now moved into our Activities Assistant role. During his time at PCYC you can find Harry running our After school Sport programs & Making artistic masterpieces in our Art & Craft Program. Harry also assists in our School Holiday program & is a crowd favourite with the Kids!

PCYC Penrith - Fighter's Team Coach - Vladimir Mikic

Vladimir Mikic

Fighter's Team Coach

Vlad coaches our very own Penrith PCYC Fight Team. You will see him in our boxing room every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6pm-7.30pm. Vlad's dedication to his fighters is shown through their consistent wins and hard work.

PCYC Penrith - Volunteer  - Peter Todd

Peter Todd

Volunteer

Peter has been a volunteer at Penrith for over 12 months. During his time with us he assists us with Admin duties, he is also Santa at Christmas for Our Community kitchen & arranges our events that take place here at PCYC. Peter is a Big advocate for Mental health and raising awareness in the community. Being a volunteer gives peter the chance to meet new people and help others.

PCYC Penrith - Judo Volunteer  - Tom Godkin

Tom Godkin

Judo Volunteer

Tom has been our Volunteer Judo instructor for nearly 6 years! Tom was even a Judo Referee at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics for the visually impaired Tom loves volunteering with PCYC because it gives me an opportunity to give back to the community.

PCYC Penrith - Gymnastics Volunteer - Amanda Wendt

Amanda Wendt

Gymnastics Volunteer

Amanda has been volunteering with us for just under a year. Amanda is a Bubbly, Kind-hearted and runs an amazing gym ability program every Friday evening! Amanda loves that PCYC is easily accessible, and watching all the kids grow and reach their potential.

PCYC Penrith - Boxing Volunteer  - Jeff Swan

Jeff Swan

Boxing Volunteer

Jeff has been volunteering with us for an amazing 6 years! Boxing has been Jeff’s life passion. During his training he has learnt respect, hard-work and dedication, and he now wishes to instill this into the kids and youth that come through the club.