This program is proudly supported by:


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Head Coaches: Jade Nicoll & Kirstie Fuller

Manager: Kiona Sunerton


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.


Athlete Benefits

The following benefits will apply to those selected in the 2022-23 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 Nutririon, 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 (born in 2007 & 2008).
  • 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



Netball NSW Athlete Pathway Framework 2019



2022/23 Squad 

Acacia Elers  
Amelia Ockerby  
Charlie Griffiths  
Eden Hilder  
Ella Smith  
Ella Tupou  
Elle Kaluski  
Ellie Stacey  
Ellora Greirson  
Emma Cooke  
Emmy Jensen  
Evie Manning  
Halle Clemente  
Harriette Arnall  
Lana Kaal  
Layla Fearnley  
Maddison Ridgeway  
Matilda Percival  
Mia Marshall  
Mya Foster  
Paiton Cook  
Ruby Swain  
Sarah Graham  
Sienna Porter  
Sofia Pirillo  
Xuela Faasisila