Umpire Pathways Programs

Netball Australia High Performance Pathway

Bronwen Adams - Manly Warringah
Jemma Cook - Manly Warringah
Michelle Phippard - Manly Warringah

Tayla Favell - Baulkham Hills Shire
Tamara Welsford - Penrith District
Shauna Winchester - Ku Ring Gai

Jessica Clay - Ku Ring Gai
Jordan Kiss - Gosford
Michael Rudd - Orange
Shauna Winchester - Ku Ring Gai

Tier 1

Purpose:  Focus on the development of the top ranked umpires within NSW by enabling them to undertake development sessions and identified training activities under the guidance of the NNSW Umpire Coach.
The program aligns to the NNSW Premier League competition.
Selection: The Top 16 ranked umpires from the previous year (2020) will form the Tier 1 group of umpires.

This will exclude any current AA / IUA umpires who may be invited to any of the programs and upon request from the umpire, may be appointed to Premier League games to assist in their ongoing development.

IUA/AA/A Badged Umpires who are returning from
*             injury
*             pregnancy, or
*             have had an extended period of time off court due to exceptional circumstances –
can be progressed into Tier 1 throughout the season after assessment on Metro League.

Emma Burgess - Sutherland Shire
Hayley Burgess - Sutherland Shire
Jessica Clay - Ku Ring gai
Tayla Favell - Baulkham Hills Shire
Kirsten Gossip - Hills District
Chris Hall - Inner Western Suburbs
Natalie Jukic - Eastwood Ryde
Jordan Kiss - Gosford
Sarah McNamara - Liverpool City
Haydn Mackay - Manly Warringah
Kylie Mulcare - Baulkham Hills Shire
Michael Rudd - Orange
Jess Sherman - Manly Warringah
Anton Stechiwskyj - Sutherland Shire
Thomas Turner - Campbelltown District
Tamara Welsford -   Penrith District

Targeted Umpire Group

Purpose: Focus on the development of a targeted group of National B badged umpires within NSW by enabling them to undertake development sessions and identified training activities for progression towards A badging under the guidance of the NNSW Umpire Coach and dedicated mentors.

The program aligns to the NNSW Dooley’s Metro League competition.

Selection: based on ranking from 2020, taking into consideration the commitment an umpire has shown to attending additional courses/events and potential for A testing.

Kiri Bowcock - Baulkham Hills Shire
Nicole Davis - Ku Ring gai
Ben Hole - Lakeside
Caitlin Homann - Baulkham Hills Shire
Nikki KundrusLittle - Northern Suburbs

Developing Umpire Group

Purpose: Encourage the retention of developing umpires, build a group of similar aged umpires as a support group and provide further education to extend their knowledge and specialised coaching from Netball NSW workforce. These umpires are not required to umpire Metro League.

Selection: umpires aged 17-22 years old in the year of the program, recommended by Netball NSW umpire workforce through viewing at competitions or programs who show potential to reach a higher level.

Maximum of 30 participants - up to 3 from any one association.

Zachary Aubourg - Ku Ring Gai
Stephanie Backhouse - Northern Suburbs
Ashley Beale - Ku Ring Gai
Suane Bloem - Ku Ring Gai
Irish Carfi - Hills District
Jade Cruickshank - Manly Warringah
Jacinta Fletcher - Inner Western Suburbs
Vanessa Giardina - Inner Western Suburbs
Taylah Graham - Bankstown City
Emily Hughes - Manly Warringah
Adriene Kannengiesser - Penrith District
Makayla Melfi - St George District
Sarah Michell - Baulkham Hills Shire
Ashlea Morris - Hills District
Ashley Myo - Blacktown City
Hayley Pope - Camden & District
Rachel Pope - Camden & District
Chloe Prideaux - Bankstown City
Jessica Scrivener - Baulkham Hills Shire
Leah Senkoweski - Campbelltown District
Alexandra Smiles - Inner Western Suburbs
Tahlee Smith - Eastwood Ryde
Chloe Thomson - Sutherland Shire
Sophie Vaughan - Eastwood Ryde
Jack Vimpany - St George District
Kath Vo - Northern Suburbs
Charlotte Versace - Northern Suburbs
Eva West - Manly Warringah
Rachel Wynen - Sutherland Shire

1931 - Anne Clark
1932 - Dorothy Cunningham
1935 - Maisie Mudie
1939 - Anne Schilling
1946 - B Cooper
1948 - Jean Wisneski
1951 - Cynthia Pearce
1957 - Dorothy McHugh
1957 - Pat Weston
1958 - Margaret Morris
1966 - Neita Matthews
1974 - Adele Saunders
1977 - Maureen O'Connor (Boyle)
1978 - Robyn Belcher
1978 - June Davis
1980 - Lynn Prowse
1985 - Dianne Herron
1988 - Helen Bowles
1989 - Fran Turnbull
1989 - Carol Phillips
1990 - Maureen Stephenson
1991 - Donna Davey
1991 - Ronda Kimble
1991 - Beverley Bonomi
1992 - Kevin Smith
1993 - Louise McMeeking
1994 - Willma Austin (Cross)
1994 - Melissa Burgess (Adams)
1994 - Sharon Burge (Kelly)
1995 - Donna Clarke
1996 - Debra Farrelly
1997 - Siobhan Murray (Aldridge)
1998 - Sue Floro
2000 - Clare McCabe
2004 - Kylie Cheetham
2006 - Rachael Ayre
2007 - Collette Brennan
2007 - Helen George
2010 - Jemma Carlton (Cook)
2011 - Tara Warner
2013 - Courtney Harrington (Peros)
2014 - Bronwen Adams
2016 - Emma Davey (Donaldson)