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. We also fight childhood obesity and bulling, while creating healthy role models for today’s youth. Our efforts have raised $100,000 in the past 2 years to help over 10,000 disadvantaged and disabled youth across America.
The 2014 CallidusCloud U.S. Open Netball America Championships is sold out!! Only a few tickets remain for the U.S. Open Championships dinner on Saturday November 8th featuring a special performance by American Idol finalist and former We Are the Fallen lead singer Carly Smithson. Be sure to watch live streaming from the U.S. Open. Visit the event page for more information.
It is with deep sadness that we inform the Netball America community of the passing of one of our Advisory Committee members, one of our biggest Netball supporters and a very dear personal friend, American Idol Michael Johns. We will continue to honor Michael and celebrate his life at upcoming events in Minnesota and Miami. A representative from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition will pay special tribute to Michael in Miami. You can get a glimpse into the real person behind the rock star here.
Netball America awarded the bid to host the 2016 FISU World University Netball Championship in Miami, USA. Press release here.
Calling all high school and college students. Learn how you can represent the USA in Netball. Email us at Olympics@NetballAmerica.com.
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…….ESPN Wide World of Sports Unveils Disney International Youth Tournament. Visit the Disney International Youth Netball Tournament website 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. Watch the reactions of the girls from the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls as they hear this beautiful song written and performed by American Idol Michael Johns.
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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