Netball

High Performance Netball Program

Endorsed by Netball WA and The Department of Education

The DRSC Netball Program was the first in Western Australia to be endorsed by Netball WA

What does the program entail?

The specialist netball program is available for students in Years 7-12 and provides a unique opportunity for talented netball players to combine academic achievement and sporting excellence. The program includes:

  • 4 hours per week developing their skills including fitness.
  • Included in the 4 hours is the highly regarded Sports Science Program incorporating a focus nutrition, sports medicine courses, sports psychology, training for competition, recovery and rehabilitation, coaching and umpiring.
  • The program is implemented with a full academic curriculum, with the opportunities to gain University Entrance, TAFE Entry or a Certificate II in Sport and Recreation.
  • Opportunities to compete in SSWA competitions at Zone, Regional and State level.
  • Opportunities to compete in Interstate and Overseas competitions.
  • Opportunities to compete against leading Private Schools (IGSSA).
  • Opportunities to play Interstate and International teams.
  • Individual programs for players.
  • Strength and conditioning programs.
  • Fitness Assessment twice a year and feedback in relation to National Standards.

How does the program work?

  • Netball coaching staff, and NetballWA meet to develop the skills program which aligns with the National Curriculum of Core Skills established by Netball Australia.
  • The program has two pathways; an elite pathway known as High Performance and a development pathway.
  • The elite pathway provides for more 1 on 1 coaching and training designed to assist State Academy, Western Australian and National representatives.
  • The development pathway involves regional and school competitions and group training to assist club, association and regional representatives.
  • West and Australian coaches and players provide intensive clinics.
  • The program aims to assist players to fulfil their potential and play at the highest level.

How does the program link to Association/community netball?

All players are required to be registered members of Netball WA.  The College program complements programs conducted by all regional netball associations.

Netball WA

Netball WA is the governing body for netball in Western Australia, incorporating 11 affiliated Regions, 74 affiliated Associations, 5 Specialist Netball Program Schools and a Suncorp Super Netball team, West Coast Fever.

The Darling Range Sports College Netball Program is part of The National School Endorsement Program which is supported by Netball WA.  The objective of the program is to engage students to pursue netball through the various pathways from within our school environment: Athlete, Coach, Umpire, Official, Volunteer pathways.

You can learn more about Netball WA here or visit their website for news and information.

Who are the Coaches?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karly Guadagnin
Director of Sport / Specialist Netball Teacher
Netball Australia Elite Netball Coach

Karly is one of four of Western Australia’s top Coaches who has been recognised for her involvement with netball.  In 2016, Karly won the Netball WA Coach of the Year Award and was also awarded the Elite Targeted Coach Scholarship.

  • 2016 Netball WA Coach of the Year
  • 2016 WA U21’s Head Coach
  • 2016 & 2015 WANL Warriors Head Coach
  • 2015 WA Under 19’s Assistant Coach
  • 2014 West Coast Warriors Reserves Coach and League Assistants Coach
  • 2014 WA Under 19’s Assistant Coach
  • 2013 West Coast Warriors League Assistants Coach
  • 2013 WA Under 21’s Apprentice Coach
  • 2007-2009 State Schoolgirls Coach
  • 7 years as a Western Australian Underage Representative and three years with WAIS Netball Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samantha McShane
Netball Australia Advanced Netball Coach working towards Elite
  • 2016 Rangers State League Assistant Coach
  • 2015 State School Girls U12s Head Coach
  • 2015 Rangers State League Reserves Coach
  • 2014 State School Girls U12’s Head Coach
  • 2014 State School Girls U15’s Assistant Coach
  • 2013 State School Girls U12’s Head Coach
  • 2013 Rangers State League U18’s Head Coach
  • 2013 – 2012 DRNR Academy Coach
  • 2013 – 2012 Swans Development Coach
  • 2012 Under 18’s Ranger Premiership Coach
  • 2012 Under 21’s State apprentice coach
  • 2011 State School Girls U15’s Assistant Coach
  • 2010 State School Girls U15’s Head Coach
 
Georgie Smith
Specialist Netball Teacher
Netball Australia Intermediate Netball Coach
(working towards advanced)
  • 2017 Under 18’s Rangers State League Assistant Coach
  • 2015 Wheatbelt Flames open representative
  • 2010-2013 West Coast Warriors open representative
  • 2010 Under 19’s State representative
  • 2009 West Coast Warriors under 18’s representative
  • 2007 Under 15’s State Schoolgirls

What has the Program Achieved?

  • West Coast Fever Representation
  • Australian Representative Players
  • Numerous Western Australian Representatives
  • Numerous Western Australian Netball League Representative Players
  • High percentage of players in State Academies
  • Zone Champions in Yrs 7, 8,9 and 10
  • 2016 High School Cup Middle Division State Runners Up
  • 2016 High School Cup Open Division State Champions
  • 2016 High School Cup Lower Division State Champions
  • 2016 Zone Champions In Years 7, 8, 9 and 10
  • 2015 High School Cup Middle Division State Champions
  • 2015 Zone Champions In Years 7, 8, 9 and 10
  • 2014 High School Cup Lower Division State Champions
  • 2014 High School Cup Middle Division Runners Up
  • 2014 High School Cup Open Division State Champions
  • 2014 Zone Champions in Years 8, 9, 10
  • 2013 High School Cup Senior Division State Champions
  • 2013 High School Cup Middle Division Runners up
  • 2013 SSWA Year 10 Sports Ready Cup Champions
  • 2012 SSWA Year 10 Sports Ready Cup Champions
  • 2012 High School Cup Senior Division State Champions
  • 2012 High School Cup Lower Division State Champions
  • 2012 High School Cup Middle Division Runners up State Champions
  • 2011 SSWA Year 10 Sports Ready Cup Champions
  • 2011 High School Cup Middle Division State Champions
  • 2011 High School Cup Lower Division Runners up

College Facilities

The Sports Academy facilities include:

250 seat indoor stadium

250 seat indoor stadium

25m indoor heated pool

25m indoor heated pool

Strength and conditioning centre

Strength and conditioning centre

Seminar room

Seminar room

Netball Gallery

Please click to view our Netball gallery.

How Can I Enrol My Child Into The Netball Program?

Parents wishing to enrol their child into one of our programs are required to submit an Application for Enrolment.  Please ensure copies of relevant documentation (as listed on the Application for Enrolment) are provided at the time of submission.

Please visit our Enrolment page for further information or to download the Application for Enrolment.

 

Contact Us

Ph:  (08) 9453 0100
Fx:  (08) 9453 1464

Absentees:  (08) 9453 0135
Enrolments:  (08) 9453 0139
Fees & Charges:  (08) 9453 0114

117 Berkshire Rd
Forrestfield  WA  6058

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