2020 Staff
Rosemary Clarke, Head Coach
Carmel Lemon, Assistant Coach
Jemima Norbury, Development/Assistant Coach
Flynn Hogg, Development/Assistant Coach
Georgie Campbell, Manager


2020 Athletes
Leila Campbell
Elisa Cook
Katie Fawns
Abbey Fedrigo
Alexa Fellows
Tamsyn Goolagong
Tess Henley
Isabel Hogg
Amelia Irvin
Madeline Irvin
Tess Irvine
Charlee King
Senna-Rosa Ladule
Megan Lonsdale
Mabel Meckiff
Chloe Miles
Ava Moller
Charlie Neyland
Tahlia Quinn
Clancy Ryan
Kaylah Upfield
Kate Wallace
Lily Webb
Zali Wheatley

Southern Sports Academy athletes come together at least once a month to receive the best and most professional coaching available in the area. Our coaching staff are the highest qualified and most experienced coaches available in Southern NSW. They are passionate about working with and developing talented young athletes from the area and continue to produce outstanding athletes, some of which have progressed to the highest level in their chosen sport

In addition to the quality coaching, all scholarship holders in the Academy are also exposed to a range of workshops from our specialist consultants including workshops relating to Sports Psychology, Nutrition, Recovery, Athletic Development as well as receiving Strength and Conditioning training that is specific to their sport.

The Academy will also deliver an Induction and Leadership weekend which is a compulsory event for all athletes of the Academy.

To be eligible for the Academy Netball Program, athletes must be born between 2004 and 2006 inclusive (Athletes must be turning 14, 15 or 16 in 2020) and residing or schooling within the SSA catchment area.

  • Induction and Leadership camp/Netball specific session (Borambola) 15th-17th November 2019
  • Minimum 9 training days (Wagga)
  • Online and face-to-face education relating to athlete personal development
  • Muscular skeletal Screening and Athletic Development programming
  • Professional development consultation sessions (Your Local Club Athlete Education Program)
  • Netball NSW Regional HighPerformance Camp (Sydney – March 21st & 22nd)
  • Clubs NSW Academy Games – Hunter (Travel, 2 nights accommodation 3rd-5th April 2020) This is a COMPULSORY event
  • Netball NSW Academy Challenge (Orange – September 26th-28th)
  • Access to Academy’s compulsory uniform (purchased via online portal)
  • Gym membership. Information to follow
  • Preferred rate on consultation services provided by Active Physiotherapy
  • Privileged pricing on Puma online store purchases
  • Annual presentation evening – 23rdOctober 2020, (sit down dinner)

A program levy will be applicable to successful athletes.  Also an athlete uniform ordered though our online clothing supplier Puma is required for new athletes.

Athlete levies are subsidised by minimum $100 worth or raffle ticket sales by athletes.

* Scholarships are not in the form of a monetary sum but enable the athlete to participate in Academy development programs at a greatly reduced rate.