Club Captain & Vice Captains

At Phoenix Netball Club we encourage our players and coaches to be the best they can be, and we reward those who strive to stand up as leaders. The club's aim is to help create and develop strong leaders that will encourage participation and unity by creating bonds and connections across the club.

Players selected as Club Captain and Club Vice Captains will have a unique opportunity to develop as leaders, representing the entire player body of the club, and will be closely supported by the club's management committee.

2024 NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

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Roles and Responsibilities

Being a leader in sport is a great privilege, but it also comes with responsibility and accountability to make decisions in the best interest of players and the club.

The Club Captain & Vice Captain positions each carry individual duties, as well as a responsibility to work together as a team to develop and implement initiatives for all players registered with the club.


Roles and responsibilities:

    Club Captain

    • Representing the entire player body of the club, they will provide a link between the management committee and the club's players. Ensuring the views of players contribute to the development of the club by providing advice and guidance from a player perspective.
    • Act as a role model for the Vice Club Captains and all of our Phoenix players.
    • Assist with the promotion of the club through being involved in club activities such as fundraising, carnivals, social media content and encourage others to do the same.
    • Assist in organising events for the Club. This includes attending committee meetings where necessary, helping to plan & run events with the Committee. Events include Teams Day, Dawn Service, Trophy Night as well as others.
    • A key part of the role of the Club Captain is to encourage a club spirit amongst our teams, such as encouraging players to support and attend other team games. 

    Club Vice Captain

    • With the Club Captain, they represent the entire player body of the club and provide a link between the management committee and the playing body.
    • Support and aid the Club Captain to help manage the workload and ensure responsibilities are being met. 
    • Act as a role model for our Phoenix players.
    • Assist with the promotion of the club through being involved in club activities such as fundraising, carnivals, social media content and encourage others to do the same.
    • Assist the Club Captain and Committee with organising and running events for the Club.
    • Attending Phoenix games on Saturdays as directed by the Club Captain.
    • Taking on the roles & responsibilities of the Club Captain in their absence (with support from the Committee)

Selection Process

Being named a captain is an honour and these positions will be given to players who are respected and trusted to lead the club towards achieving success in sport, as well as the goals of Phoenix Netball Club.

Each year, players will be able to nominate for these positions, which will be chosen based on merit by a selection committee. Players will need to demonstrate they meet the position selection criteria and submit their nomination before the closing date.


Selection Criteria

To apply for either Club Captain or Vice Captain you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must turn at least 18 years old in 2024 for Club Captain and at least 15 years old in 2024 for Vice Captains.
  • Have been a member of Phoenix Netball Club in 2023 and a registered member in 2024.
  • Have an interest in leadership and commitment to learn how to lead, communicate and be a positive role model.
  • Be passionate about netball and supporting your local community and contribute to the success of the club. 
  • Desire to be involved in club activities such as fundraising, carnivals, club events, supporting our Phoenix teams, and to encourage others to do the same.


Nominations

Nominations are to be submitted via email to president@phoenixnetball.org.au before the closing date and must include the following:

  • Your name & year of birth (nominations for players under 18 must be submitted by a parent/guardian).
  • The position or positions you are nominating for.
  • Acknowledgment that you meet the selection criteria for all positions that you are nominating for.
  • Acknowledgement that you have read, and agree to fulfil, the Roles & Responsibilities for all positions that you are nominating for.
  • A brief statement explaining why you want to be a Phoenix Club Captain or Club Vice Captain.

Nominations close at 5pm on Monday 25 March 2024. (Late nominations will not be accepted.)

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