Netball NSW has confirmed the Team Managers for the 2014 Netball NSW State and Australian National League (ANL) Teams.
Maureen Stephenson has been appointed Team Manager for the Netball NSW Waratahs, while Debra Hanson the Team Manager for the Netball NSW Blues.
Maureen has been a Team Manager of Netball NSW State Teams both Underage and Open Age since 2005, NNSW ANL Teams (2013, 2011, 2009 and 2008), Team Manager for various Manly-Warringah Association DOOLEYS State League teams, and has worked as Team Liaison for touring International teams.
Debra Hanson returns to the State Team fold having previously been Team Manager for NSW 17/U (2002), NSW 19/U (2003) and NSW 21/U (2004). Debra is an experienced Team and Competitions Manager, having been the Competition Manager at Manly Surf Life Saving Club from 2003-2013, and Manly Surf Life Saving Team Manager at both State and National Championships between 2001 and 2013.
Donna Harrison will be Team Manager for the NSW 21/U team, bringing a wealth of experience to this role. Over the past four seasons, Donna has been Team Manager for NNSW ANL sides, NNSW Waratahs (2013 & 2012) and NNSW Blues (2011 & 2010).
The NSW 19/U Team Manager will be Narelle Stokes. Narelle has a long and successful association with State Teams including holding the Team Manager’s role for the NSW 17/U (2013, 2012, 2009, 2005 and 2004) and NSW 19/U (2008, 2007 and 2006).
Deborah Kassing has been appointed Team Manager for the NSW 17/U. Deborah has been Team Manager for the Sydney Netball Academy (2012 and 2013), St George in DOOLEYS State League Waratah Cup (Division One) competition, and also managed the NSW Men’s team at National Championships between 1998-2003.
The final Team Manager’s role is that of the NSW 17/U Development Team, with Charlene Sommerville appointed to this position. Sommerville was Team Manager for Eastwood Ryde in the DOOLEYS State League Waratah Cup (Division One) from 2000-2012, was formally Team Manager of the Australian Junior Women’s Water Polo team (2008-2012), and is currently Operations Manager of Water Polo NSW.
2014 Netball NSW State Team and ANL Team Managers
Netball NSW Waratahs – Maureen Stephenson
Netball NSW Blues – Debra Hanson
NSW 21/U – Donna Harrison
NSW 19/U – Narelle Stokes
NSW 17/U – Deborah Kassing
NSW 17/U Development – Charlene Sommerville