Coaches are at the centre of all athlete development.
NSNA & NNSW aims to support all our coaches in a culture built on respect and collaboration.
Coaches play an important role in supporting and enhancing the participation experience as well as developing players to progress along the athlete pathway. Netball Australia is responsible for developing policy, accreditation, development programs and resources to support the many thousands of coaches across the country.
Even though over the past 2 – 3 years we experienced several disruptions that impacted opportunities for development, our members remained actively engaged in Coach development and completing and updating their Netball Australia Coach accreditation.
The NSNA Coaching Committee will continue to prioritise opportunities for coach development both for Representative and Club coaches.
We would not be able to operate without our coaches dedicating their time, energy and knowledge.
Our coaches provide invaluable service and expertise to the Association. They are integral to the representative pathways of NSNA athletes providing not only the opportunity to extend netball skills but also the opportunity to develop essential performance attributes of athletes embarking on their development pathway in netball.
What accreditation do I need to coach representative netball at NSNA?
Coaches applying for Representative Teams must hold or be working towards a minimum of Development Coaching Accreditation. Head Coaches for Metro must have minimum Intermediate Coaching Accreditation.
Coach allocation is a very important process. It is conducted by a Coach Selection Committee including independent qualified coaches. Information provided by Coach nominees and Player family survey information from the current and preceding seasons is provided to be considered in formulating recommendations for appointments.
In making Recommendations:
Everything you need to know about coaching Representative Netball for NSNA.
NSNA aims to provide an inclusive enjoyable Rep program and to facilitate personal growth, improvement and a sense of accomplishment. The Coach plays an extremely important role in this by providing safe supervision, instruction and encouragement to players. NSNA Representative Coaches report to the Coaching Convenor who reports back to the NSNA Executive. Coaches should work closely with the Executive and fellow coaches to ensure co-ordinated delivery of the coaching program. Learn more by reading our Handbook.
The NSNA Coaching Committee is a resource available to all clubs to assist them to develop and nurture their coaches. If you need assistance, feel free to contact a member of the Committee below.
The purpose of the NSNA Coaching Committee is to provide guidance towards the development of coaching at NSNA as well as to support the Coaches and clubs in the NSNA Competition.
Members: Sarah Antico, Jenny Gage Traill, Mikaela Marsh, Georgina Ford