The Netball Academy at Thornlie Senior High School provides students with an opportunity to combine sporting excellence and academic achievement. Students are encouraged to continue in the development of skills, physical fitness and aspirations, with an emphasis placed on individuals to strive for and achieve personal best.
Opportunities for players:
- Students will be provided with opportunities to compete in SSWA competitions and Specialist Netball Carnivals.
- Development of skills through specialist coaching and clinics
- Fitness and Training
- Coaching and Umpiring accreditations
- Development of coaching and umpiring with juniors
- Opportunity to travel Interstate and complete in the Gold Coast Netball Tournament
Students are selected to represent Thornlie Senior High School in the Netball Academy after completing the appropriate Application Stages:
- Applicants complete a Thornlie SHS Netball Academy Application Form and return it to the school.
- Selection Trials—Fitness and Skills Assessment will be carried out under the supervision of qualified staff and member/s of Southern Districts Netball Association.
- Academic Reports and References will be considered
Continued involvement in the program will require students to;
- Participate consistently and to the best of their ability within the program throughout the year.
- Maintain excellent school attendance and behaviour records
- Maintain a positive attitude towards academic studies.
- Maintain an affiliation with a Netball WA Club