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Nominations are now closed (30/10/23)



The Netball Talent Development Program plays a vital role in the Netball NSW Athlete Pathway by identifying, monitoring and developing the skills of young netball players. The program will consist of on court skills training, fitness and athlete education. The 2023/24 program will run in 2 training blocks, from December 2023 to April 2024 & August to September 2024. Successful athletes will have the opportunity to participate in the Netball NSW Academy Camp, the Your Local Club Academy Games, and the Academy Netball Challenge.


Netball NSW Athlete Pathway Framework 2019


Athlete Benefits

The following benefits will apply to those selected in the 2023-24 Netball program:

  • Skill Development Sessions Focused on the Skills Specific to Netball
  • Access to a Network of Specialised Coaches
  • Athlete Education in Topics such as Nutrition, Sports Psychology, Motivation, Leadership and Load Management
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaching and Testing
  • Targeted Competition Events, such as Your Local Club Academy Games and Academy Challenge**

** Selected Athletes 


Athlete Eligibility

  • Be aged between 15-16 years in the year of the scholarship program for 2023/24 (born in 2008 & 2009).
  • Reside within the Hunter Region LGAs (including Greater Taree)
  • Be a Current Registered Member of a Local Association
  • Display the Potential to Progress through the Netball NSW Athlete Pathway
  • Demonstrate a Dedication to Improving Performance

Trial Date

Trials will be held on Sunday 26th November 8am at Maitland Basketball Stadium

If you can't attend this date please email and request a special considerations form to complete