For Athletes

“Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the ‘me’ for the ‘we.’”
– Phil Jackson

Who Can Play Netball?

Netball is a team sport that can be played by boys, girls, men and women of all ages.   The typical age a player learns netball is six years old.   Teams consist of either ladies, mens, mixed or juniors.  A wide range of positions allows for different skill levels.    Netball America can assist you whether you want to play socially or competitively.  You may also be interested in being a team manager, coach or participate as a ball girl/boy at our events.

 

Opportunities for Athletes

Netball America provides a variety of opportunities to athletes, whether it’s the beginner or more advanced athlete.

Acceptance on a USA Regional Representative or USA National Netball Team is an honor.  It is a distinction few achieve.  Our USA Regional Representative Teams play at prestigious locations across the USA.  Over the years our athletes have performed in front of a record crowd of 17,000 NBA fans at the LA Clippers vs NY Knicks as well as 14,000 WNBA NY Liberty fans at Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles Sparks fans at Staples Center.   Applications for the USA Netball Regional Representative Teams will open early in 2012.

For the first time in the history of the World University Championships, Netball is being included as an official sport in the upcoming World University Championships in Cape Town, South Africa July 2012.  This is an amazing opportunity for your university to have students participating at a world level representing Team USA Netball. Applications for the 2012 Collegiate Team USA Netball is open now.

A word from a lifelong player…

“I played Netball since I was 5 years old. It really helped to make me the leader I am today. The sportsmanship taught me loyality and team work, ethics and hard work. I learned not to give up, to work towards a common goal, for the benefit of the team, and to remain positive in the face of adversity. Netball is an outlet which allows young girls to realize their strength and growth. I can’t imagine my life without it.” – Faye Hall, President, Phoenix Heat

A word from a new player…

“My name is Yara Gorashi and when I started playing Netball in my 8th year of school I immediately fell in love with the sport.”

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