2020 Performance and Pathway Program – Coaches and Support Staff
The Netball NSW Pathways Vision is to: -Create and drive a winning culture that has long term, holistic, positive athlete growth at the core of all we do. -Promote a culture that acknowledges and supports the critical role of coaches, support staff, umpires and officials. -Connect and align with partners to deliver a vison that is innovative and inclusive. To achieve this Vision, Netball NSW invites all coaches and support staff to take up the challenge of a Performance and Pathway Role.
BACKGROUND Performance & Pathways programs create an environment for athletes to realise their potential on court and grow as young women off court. These programs play an integral part in continuing the strong tradition of Netball as the number 1 female participation sport and for ensuring that NSW creates a winning culture for athletes who aspire to strive and shine. Netball NSW is committed to value and support the Coaches, Managers and Support Staff that take up the exciting challenge of Performance & Pathways Netball.
Targeted Coach Program
It is a key priority of Netball NSW to connect effectively with coaches, and to support the development of coaches at all levels through education and collaborative opportunities. The Targeted Coach Program is being implemented with a specific objective – To challenge, support and maximise the performance of a select group of coaches that have the potential to be leaders in Netball NSW Performance and Pathway programs. The Targeted Coach Program is led by former Diamonds Coach and Captain - Legend Jill McIntosh and will provide selected coaches with the opportunity to: • Collaborate in a small group environment with motivated coaches. • Establish an individualised coach performance plan that sets goals and measures progress. • Attend workshops to stimulate learning, innovation and improved performance. • Receive individual mentoring in sessions and match play. • Focus on a player centred approach, understanding the athlete, maximising their performance and developing them as a whole person.
Selected Coaches Abbey McCulloch Alison Tucker-Munro Amber Cross Bec Bulley Jennifer Wright Jessica Morgan Kath Tetley Kirstie Fuller Mardi Aplin Marji Parr Nardia Macdonald Virginia Welsh
Performance and Pathway Appointments
Head Coach: Jennifer Wright (Eastwood Ryde) Assistant Coach: Alison Tucker-Munro (Randwick) Apprentice Coach: Virginia Welsh (Manly Warringah) Manager: Di Bills (Eastwood Ryde)
Head Coach: Amber Cross (Wyong District) Assistant Coach: Kath Tetley (Baulkham Hills Shire) Apprentice Coach: Kirstie Fuller (Gunnedah) Manager: Jenny Gage-Traill (Northern Suburbs)
Head Coach: Nardia McDonald (Baulkham Hills Shire) Assistant Coach: Jessica Morgan (Gosford)
Head Coach: Van Nguyen (Liverpool City) Assistant Coach: Mardi Aplin (Orange)
Information regarding nominations will be available shortly.