DIGITAL REALTY NETBALL PROGRAM

The Academy’s Digital Realty Netball Program provides high-performance training opportunities for talented young athletes in the Western Sydney region. In partnership with Netball NSW (NNSW) the program provides opportunities for pre-elite netballers in the areas of technical skill, education and personal development, preparing athletes for the next level of elite sport representation.

The Program includes specific skill components, testing and reporting procedures. Together with competition opportunities, this assists athletes to further progress in the netball development pathway.

Duration: February – October

Venues: Blacktown Leisure Centre – Stanhope Gardens

The Program comprises of technical development, athlete education, sports science, fitness elements and personal development opportunities for Academy scholarship holders. The Program aims to prepare athletes for progression to higher levels of individual performance and achievement, specifically selection into U17 and U19 State squads and NSWIS/AIS squads.

Athletes will have the opportunity to compete at the Your Local Club Academy Games and other inter-Academy competitions.

Please see a list below of the athletes required to attend the second trial session on 14 November

Beth ABBOTT Indigo KELLY
Monika AMONE Mikeeli LAKE
Felicia AOINA Grace-Ata LEIATAUA
Laura ASHWIN Lailah MAZZOLENI
Umu BAH Eliza MCKENZIE
Angelina BALLAS Sophia MEEHAN
Lauren BATTERSBY Chantelle MENDOZA
Annaliese BOWDEN Manaia METE
Ella BUHAGIAR Grace PAINTING
Jessica BUSFIELD Aiyana PATERSON
Mia CHALCRAFT Jorja PETTITT
Isabella DEGEI Hayley PRICE
Jayla DICKER Unique PRITCHARD
Paris EDWARDS Jade RICHARDSON
Karoline FASAVALU Summer ROBINS
Romie FAYLE Sydney ROBINS
Grace FLINT Brooke RYAN
Kahlie FLYNN Jessica RYAN
Allanah GILBERTSON Apollo SCHUSTER-TAGALOA
Jorjar HAKIM Olivia STEELE
Sheylese HALDANE Tamarisi STEINER
Emily HARDING Jessica STEVENS
Tahliah HARDING Emily STOODLEY
Bonnie HAYMAN Sheridan STOWERS
Tamiah HENRY Chelsea SUTTON
Olivia HILL Kalyiah TAUARIKI
Sally HINE Jada TAYLOR
Tanaya IARIA Kyla THOMPSON
Mia JAMER Lauryn-Val TOVIA
Azalliyah JEFFERY Lindsay TUI
Ana KAILAHI Nimo VAITUSI
Nicole KAMOTU Hannah WHITBREAD
Isabella KANAAN Emily YOUNGMAN
Emma KANNENGIESSER Monalisa SOLIOLA

To be eligible for the Digital Realty Netball Program, athletes must be:

  • Aged between 14 – 16 at the time of the program;
  • Committed to progressing to higher representation within the sport of netball;
  • A current financial member of a netball Club or Association within the western Sydney region;
  • Currently residing within the Local Government Areas of Blacktown, Blue Mountains, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, Penrith or The Hills.

An athlete levy of $400 is applicable to athletes, which assists in meeting the costs of the Program. This will be advised at the time of nominations.

In addition to regular scheduled training sessions, the following benefits will apply to athletes selected within the WSAS Digital Realty Netball Program:

  • Access to first class training facilities;
  • Individual, as well as squad high quality coaching endorsed by Netball NSW;
  • Insight into what it takes to become a professional athlete;
  • Athlete education program including seminars provided by specialists in nutrition, sports psychology, cyber safety, integrity in sport and injury management & prevention;
  • Access to online portals for ASADA and other relevant websites;
  • Opportunities to represent WSAS at various events;
  • Academy athlete uniform clothing;
  • Free access to Fit 4 All gym located in Penrith;
  • Ability to nominate for the annual Woolworths Athlete Scholarship;
  • A discount on services provided by Sydney West Sports Medicine.

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