In 2019 AFL Goulburn Murray will commence a development program for young netballers from across the region.
The Junior Netball Academy is an elite netball development program, an initiative from AFL Goulburn Murray to assist in the development of players from across the region.
In 2019 a netball program will be ran for 12 and 13 year old players who will receive a specialist 12 week program.
The Academy Program consists of training sessions that aim to incorporate training, skill development, game sense, recovery, strength and conditioning, as well as educational sessions to develop these young players to achieve and be prepared for a higher level of Netball.
The Netballers will trial and be selected for their age group
Objectives of the Junior Academy Program
The Goulburn Murray is striving to achieve a strong history in nurturing talented netball players.
AFL Goulburn Murray Commission is establishing a Junior Development Academy for the benefit of individuals, clubs, associations and junior coaches.
Participating and coaching with key focus areas:
- Provide quality based player development to support and complement Club, League and Netball Associations.
- Increase the depth of talent within the region through exposing more players to a higher level of training, participation and coaching.
- Influence the behaviour and values of young players by providing a high quality training and playing environment.
- To involve and support the personal development of regionally based netball coaches in the program for the betterment of future netball athletes.
Nominations are now being sought for the AFL Goulburn Murray Netball Academy.
In 2019, AFL Goulburn Murray will commence a Netball Academy for up to 40 young netballers in the 13 and Under age groups. Approximately 20 netballers will be selected in each program.
The following programs will commence in 2019:
• 13-year-old program
• 12-year-old program
Ages are taken at 31st December 2019:
• Players turning 13 in 2019 (DOB 2006) will be considered for the 13-Year-Old Program
• Players turning 12 in 2019 (DOB 2007) will be considered for the 12-Year-Old Program
Nominations need to be submitted by 5pm Friday 2nd November and can be downloaded from the following link: