Netball America is the leader in bringing Netball to the USA. Our aim is to encourage children and families to be physically active, maintain a healthy lifestyle and includes those with disabilities to ensure they feel part of their community. Netball America has raised over $40,000 in the past 18 months to help disadvantaged and disabled youth across America.
Congratulations to Netball America and all its Board, Advisory & Management Committees and Members for winning the bid to host the 2016 World University Netball Championship right here in the USA!! This is the 1st step into getting Netball into the Olympics. For those who missed the exciting announcement, watch the global announcement replay from FISU headquarters in Belgium. Watch the intro message & then forward to the 10 min mark & announcement comes after Karate (sports are read in alphabetical order)
What do you get when you mix Magic and Netball?………A truly magical Netball event that will bring American and International Youth together in a place where memories are made!!…..It’s a first for Netball globally…….The Disney International Youth Netball Tournament. International and US youth teams invited. Read more about it here.
The first ever American National Netball Team [World Ranking 8] recently returned from South Africa after representing the USA at the inaugural University World Netball Championships. You can watch their video blogs here. Read about the visit to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls and watch the girls from the Academy here. Buy the Team USA theme song here for 99 cents from itunes – ‘River of Life’ by American Idol Michael Johns. Watch the reactions of the girls from the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls as they hear this beautiful song.
What We Do
Netball America, the premier national Netball organization in the USA, is dedicated to the development and growth of Netball in the USA. We are focused on showing how Netball creates an exciting atmosphere of participation and supports individual progress, team unity, good health and education of youth. Netball America seeks to have Netball included as part of the core curriculum for educational systems throughout the USA as a way of promoting good health and aiding in the education of youth. We run various clinics and education programs throughout the USA with the aim of getting the youth moving; reducing obesity; providing opportunities to underserved youth; as well as allow people with and without disabilities to participate in these programs together.
Netball is a team orientated sport, well suited to every ability level, played at any age by both males and females. It is a cost-effective sport to implement and maintain. You can learn more about Netball by watching videos here.
Who We Are
Netball America is a registered 501c(3) not-for-profit organization and currently has members in 28 States. Netball America is the only sanctioned National Governing Body for the first ever American Netball Team who represented the USA at the 2012 World University Netball Championships and the National Governing Body for the Golden Oldies 2013 World Netball Festival.
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