Player Development Program/ Clinics

There a variety of netball clinics available for a range of ages.

We've listed some of the clinics held locally and run by us and our associations.

DPNA NetSetGo 5-7yrs Program

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Registrations have now opened for the 2019 DPNA NetSetGO 5-7yrs Program

WHERE: Downey Park Netball Association (Enclosed Area Courts – meet at Court 9), 
Corner Green Terrace & Northey Street, Windsor 

WHEN:   Saturday mornings for 8 weeks from 04 May to 22 June 

DATES 1. Saturday 04 May
2. Saturday 11 May
3. Saturday 18 May
4. Saturday 25 May
5. Saturday 01 June 
6. Saturday 08 June
7. Saturday 15 June
8. Saturday 22 June

TIME:    8:00am-9:00am

COST:    $120.00 per participant, includes a Suncorp NetSetGO Participant Pack. Please note the Participant Pack is sent directly to the player from Netball Australia. This portion of the fees ($25.30) is non-refundable.

For more information about NetSetGO (Netball for 5-10 year olds), please visit: DPNA Website > PLAY NETBALL > NetSetGO (5-10yrs) 

Phoenix Introduction to Netball Program

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Phoenix Netball is running an Introduction to Netball Program aimed at 7-10 year olds, who are interested in trying netball or "giving it a go". This program will be run by a number of Phoenix's experienced coaches and will focusing on developing some of the basic skills utilised in a netball game.

The focus areas will include (but are not limited to):
- Footwork
- Catching and Passing
- Movement
- Game play

The program runs for 6 weeks:
Starts: 23rd October 2019
Ends: 27th November 2019
Time: TBA  (usually 1 hr each week, sometime between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm)

Ages: 7-10 years
Cost: $80 (including singlet and ball) 
Venue: Phoenix netball courts, Ferny Grove Parklands, just off Tramway Street. 

For more information contact the Registrar

All Star Clinics

All Star Clinics

all starsAges: 12-17 years
Hosted by: various associations

All Stars Netball Clinics powered by Chemist Warehouse are unique specialist netball clinics, with a high performance focus, where participants learn from a variety of current and former elite netballers to help improve their game.
Led by Laura Geitz, the All Stars coaching team, have an enthusiastic approach to broadening & refining the skillset of Queensland’s developing netballers and provide an insight into a high performance training environment.
These clinics cater for varied ages ranging from 12-17 years, are inclusive of all genders and playing abilities ranging from representative netballers to passionate players eager for a challenge and looking to learn some new skills. During these 2 hour clinics, participants will be exposed to:
  • General Ballwork & Footwork Skills
  • Group based Courtwork activities and
  • SPECIALIST shooter, mid-court or defensive sessions
The specialist sessions provide players with an opportunity to receive targeted feedback in relation to technical and tactical skills for their chosen position. The All Stars aim is to help each participant discover and grasp new concepts and to master their basics.
Aspiring netballers seeking to take their game to new heights and netball lovers alike will thrive in All Stars Netball Clinic environment. To learn from Laura & her team of All Star Coaches, look below to find a clinic location near you!

Cougar Cubs

cougarsAges: 11-14yrs

Brisbane North Cougars are our regional repesentative association encompassing Brisbane Netball Association (BNA), Downey Park Netball Association (DPNA), Pine Rivers Netball Association (PRNA), Queensland Catholic Netball Association (QCNA) and Redcliffe Netball Association (RNA)

Towards the end of the Winter season Brisbane North Cougars hosts a Cougar Cubs program open to players turning 11 - 14yrs. For more information visit their website: Cougar Cubs Development

Downey PDP & High Performance

Downey PDP & High Performance

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Ages: 12 years (2007) -15 years (2004)
Hosted by: DPNA

The DPNA Player Development Program (PDP) provides an opportunity for players between the ages of 11 and 15 to train with accredited coaches, to build a solid foundation of core skills and to continue their development as a player. While PDP provides a solid foundation for players wishing to trial for DPNA Representative teams, all players within the Association are welcome to participate in the Player Development Program.
Cost: $100.00* per player (payable upon registration through MyNetball)
* plus online processing fee
Dates: 5 weeks from Monday 08 October – Monday 05 November 2018.
1. Monday 08 October: Specialist Skills Session (Group Rotation)
2. Monday 15 October: Specialist Skills Session (Group Rotation)
3. Monday 22 October: Specialist Skills Session (Group Rotation)
4. Monday 29 October: Specialist Skills Session (Group Rotation)
5. Monday 05 November: Game Play
PDP Session Times:  
  • Players born 2006 & 2007 | 6:00pm - 7:15pm
  • Players born 2004 & 2005 | 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Uniform: Players are required to wear a DPNA PDP training singlet or white singlet with black bike pants.
The PDP singlet is available for purchase at a cost of $30.00.
It is the same singlet as previous years so there is no need to purchase a new one if you already have one. 

Fuel to Fly Clinics

Fuel to Fly Clinics

Fuel To FlyAges: 9-14 years old in 2018
Hosted by: various associations/centres

Seeking to inspire young females to remain engaged in supportive sporting communities throughout adolescence and lead confident, healthy and active lives, developed by Laura Geitz and Clare McMeniman.
They are also offering a summer camp for 13-16 yrs from 1st-4th December on the Sunshine Coast.

Firebirds Holiday Clinics

Firebird Clinics

FirebirdsAges: check website
Hosted by: Netball Queensland

Firebirds clinics run during the school hoidays for one day at selected locations. Visit Netball Queensland or search firebirds school holiday clinics for more info.

HP Clinics

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Ages: 8-13 years
Hosted by: Phoenix Netball, Pine Hills Netball and The Gap Netball

HP Clinics are run by Hilary Collins and Paula Stuart (High-Performance coach)
Both Paula and Hilary have coached a various levels of netball throughout their careers and offer.
For more information on upcoming clinics please follow their Facebook page.

  • Ball Skills and Footwork
  • Attacking Skills
  • Defending Skills
  • Match Play
  • Strength and Conditioning

The clinic will run for 4 weeks and will be hosted at a number of local Netball clubs:
8th OctoberPhoenix Netball ClubTramway Street, FERNY GROVE
15th OctoberThe Gap Netball ClubHilder Road State School, 104 Kaloma Rd, THE GAP
22nd OctoberPine Hills Netball ClubJames Drysdale Reserve, Jinker Track, BUNYA
29th OctoberPhoenix Netball ClubTramway Street, FERNY GROVE
Wet weather will push dates by one week


QCNA Emerging Player Performance Program

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QCNA Cost $90, including training singlet for 11-16 year age group, and bag for 17+ years age group. Specialist sessions focusing on Attack, Midcourt and Defence.

Please register via the age appropriate link below by Monday, 08 October 2018.

Week 1Thursday 11th October
Session 1 - (11-16yrs)
5.30-7pm (Specialist 6-7pm)

Week 2
Thursday 18th October
Focus: Defence
Session 1 - (11-16yrs)
5.30-7pm (Specialist 6-7pm)
Session 2 - (17yrs to Opens)
6.45-8pm (Specialist 7-8pm)
Week 3
Thursday 25th October
Focus: Midcourt
Session 1 - (11-16yrs)
5.30-7pm (Specialist 6-7pm)
Session 2 - (17yrs to Opens)
6.45-8pm (Specialist 7-8pm)
Week 4
Thursday 1st November
Focus: Attacking/Shooting
Session 1 - (11-16yrs)
5.30-7pm (Specialist 6-7pm)
Session 2 - (17yrs to Opens)
6.45-8pm (Specialist 7-8pm)

QCNA is also running a Boys "fast five" competition
  • Wednesday nights, 5:30pm - 6pm
  • Friday 10th October - 28th November
  • Downey Park
  • Ages: 12-15/16
DPNA Preliminary Finals
DPNA Grand Finals
Phoenix Committee Meeting
Gaythorne RSL
DPNA Wet Day for Finals
Phoenix Presentation Day
Samford Community Centre
41 School Rd, Samford
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