Netball Australia is thrilled to offer its Sporting Schools program to children across Australia’s school yards. The Sporting Schools initiative matches Netball Australia’s objectives which includes the enjoyment of participation, a sense of belonging and life-long involvement for netball enthusiasts.
Netball Australia is pleased to partner with Sport Australia to deliver this $200 million Australian Government initiative to get more children playing more sport.
As the national sporting organisation (NSO) for Netball, we offer schools and coaches quality programs that encourage children to participate in this great sport.
“It’s really important for kids to be active because it gives them great self-esteem, it makes them feel good about themselves, they get to get out there and participate with different people that they may have never been able to meet otherwise. So whatever sport it is, whatever they are doing, being active obviously makes them happy kids and that’s the most important thing.” Australian Diamond’s Madison Robinson.
The Netball Australia Products
NetSetGO is Netball Australia’s only junior entry netball program and is perfect for Sporting Schools. It has been developed to provide children with the best possible learning and playing experience to develop a positive introduction to netball, ensuring enjoyment and continued participation.
Fast5 Netball is netball reimagined! This latest format of the game developed by Netball Australia is ideal for secondary school students with exciting new features including five positions on court, rolling substitutions, shorter quarters, multiple scoring zones and Power Plays.
TEACHERS AND COACHES ARE OUR ASSETS
Netball Australia values the role of teachers not just in the classroom but in the school yard as well. Their enthusiasm for improving children’s lives is often understated. Society places its trust and confidence in teachers who as educators, have one of the most important roles for our children, outside of parents and carers.
Coaches are also a wonderful influence on children throughout their formative years. Coaches are the people who deliver the skills with fun and enjoyment.
The information below is a guide to how schools, coaches and sporting organisations can deliver the Netball Australia program within Sporting Schools.
Contact: Lachie O'Sullivan
Phone: (02) 6241 4088
Contact: Cath Quinn
Phone: (08) 8238 0500
Contact: Louise Stephenson
Phone: (02) 9951 5017
Contact: Kate Marr
Phone: (03) 6282 1824
Contact: Trudie Hopgood
Phone: (08) 8945 1733
Contact: Meg Obst
Phone: (03) 9321 2229
Contact: Schools Coordinator
Phone: (07) 3426 9500
Contact: David Riddell
Phone: (08) 9380 3740
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