Netball NSW Hall of Fame Inductee 2011 – General classification

Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a General classification member in 2011, Nance Kenny OAM* joins her daughter Sue as an inductee into the Netball NSW Hall of Fame. This is the first mother-daughter combination to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

Nance has over 50 years of administration experience at an Association, state, national and international level.

Vice President of Randwick Netball Association for 35 years from 1971 – 2006, Nance was also involved on many Netball NSW sub-committees including selection, finance, national affairs and building.

Whilst holding down this role Nance was a valued member of the Netball NSW Executive where she was the Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Liaisons Officer and Director of Finance for a period spanning 50 years.

Nance had two stints on the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA) from 1963 – 1967 and again from 1987 – 1991. She also played an active role on many Netball Australia committees ranging from publications, selections, finance, and appeals and was also involved on the World Tournament Organising Committee in 1967 and 1991.

Receiving the Order of Australia Medal in 1980, Nance is also a Life Member of Netball NSW (1966) and Randwick Netball Association (1983), recipient of the Netball Australia Service Award (1975) and Australia Day Service Award (1998) and in 2000 she was presented with a Special Recognition Award from the NSW Sports Federation for her contribution to netball.

Nance Kenny OAM
*deceased