Netball

Welcome to Iona Netball Club. 

The Iona Netball Club is in its 4th year as a member of the Hastings Valley Netball Association (HVNA). We welcome players from all schools to join our friendly Club. IONA has adopted the following Vision, Mission and Values and is committed to providing a FUN sporting activity for our community.

Our Vision

To be recognised as a leading family and community orientated Netball Club which continually strives for success.

Our Values

Through commitment and dedication, we aim to develop the qualities of sportsmanship to lead by example, be inclusive, respectful and supportive of others.

Our Mission

To promote a competitive and successful Netball Club that provides a safe and supportive environment that encourages skill development, fitness, fair play and teamwork and a positive netball experience for all.

REGISTRATION

  • Please email your contact details to netball@ionasportsclub.com to be added to our communication database for the 2022 Season. 
  • If your child is turning 8 or 9 years old (Year 2 or Year 3) they will register as a SET player
  • If your player is 10 to 17 years of age they will register as a JUNIOR player
  • Players aged 17+, or players playing in the senior competition, will register as a SENIOR player

For more information regarding the HVNA Rules of play please visit the HVNA website or view the Competition Rules.

Iona Netball Club is pleased to accept the Active Kids voucher.  Please make sure you apply for your voucher prior to registration and enter the number during the registration process ($100 will then be deducted from your payment balance).

NET players 5 to 7 years old (Kindergarten or Year 1) register directly through HVNA. Please email your interest to netball@ionasportsclub.com and we will let you know when registration opens.

NET SET GO

Iona Netball encourages boys and girls to play netball.

Players aged 6 years old (Kindergarten) and 7 years old (Year 1) are invited to join the NET program. This is a fun 10-week introduction to Netball commencing in Term 2. Your player will participate in fun games and activities to introduce them to fundamental skills used in netball. Players register directly with Hastings Valley Netball Association (HVNA) for this program.

The SET GO program is an introduction to netball for players aged 8 and 9 years old with modified rules. It focuses on refining fundamental motor skills and introducing modified netball matches. During their second year of SET (return SET) the focus is on developing netball specific skills through modified netball matches.

GRADING DAYS

All players turning 10, 11, 12 or 13 will be required to attend a grading session. This will ensure players are placed in the most appropriate team. To see our grading policy please view it here.

TRAINING
Training times will be dependent on coach and player availability and will be confirmed once teams have been formed. Training is usually held at St Columba Anglican School utilising both outdoor and indoor courts. 

Each team will be required to nominate a Parent Team Manager to be the main contact and organiser for their team. This parent will be responsible for liaising with their team coach/coaches and may need to provide support during training and on game days. 

SATURDAY GAMES
All games are played on a Saturday morning at the Grant Street Netball Courts. Game times will mostly likely be the same each week and cannot be confirmed until the draw and grading is completed by Hastings Valley Netball Association which occurs after all clubs have completed the registration process and entered their teams.

UNIFORMS
Iona Netball Club uniforms are available for sale.  Plain white playing socks will also form part of our uniform. Please feel free to sell netball uniforms that your player has outgrown on the Iona Sports Club Buy/Swap/Sell.

CANTEEN AND FUNDRAISING
As a club, we will be called upon to do canteen duty. This requires us to set up and pack down the courts and run the canteen and/or BBQ. It usually occurs once or twice a season. Parents will be asked to assist with this. Additionally, Iona Netball Club will be provided with a fundraising day which parents will be called upon assist. Team managers will be asked to help organise their teams for these days.

2021 IONA NETBALL TEAMS

For the 2021 season, our Club consists of 10 Junior teams in the Saturday competition and 1 Senior team in the Monday night competition.

HVNA draw

Juniors Teams Coaches and Training Timetable:

TeamTeam ManagersCoachesTraining Day
SET LightningCindy RedmondPeyton Hilberts Jess Moore8:00-8:30 Friday Outdoor Court 
Go Sparkles Kate Whatman Fiona de CarleDane Dickson7:45-8:45 Tuesday Outdoor Court
10B NovasKirsty WhitingJane Bunt7:45-8:45 Thursday Outdoor Court
11A Venus Nicole Fettell Jane EllisTania Slack-Smith Mia Tindale7:45-8:45 Thursday Outdoor Court (shared)
11B Saturns Katie Bam Belinda KallmierTania Slack-Smith Mia Tindale7:45-8:45 Wednesday Outdoor Court
12A Asteroids Judith DegnerLouise Grigg4:00-5:30 Thursday Outdoor Court 
12B Stardusts Carmen Hansen Stephanie BarrosIsla Smith Erinn Alford3:45-4:45 Friday Indoor Court
13s Cadet 4 Hotshots Caz Hamilton Belinda WhelanJemma McIntyre3:45-5:00 Thursday Indoor Court
13s Cadet 6 Shooting StarsJo BylsmaLaura Morton3:45-5:00 Thursday Indoor Court (shared)
14s Cadet 5 MercuryLisa Farley Stacy HallLorraine Rose3:30-4:30 Friday Indoor Court (shared)

2021 IONA NETBALL COMMITTEE

President: Amanda Hammond netball@ionasportsclub.com

Secretary: Sam Oliver netball@ionasportsclub.com

Treasurer: Angela Van Zealand

Registrar: Laurence Barlow info@ionasportsclub.com

Grading Committee: Debra King, Julie Rowling

Coaching Coordinator: Tania Slack-Smith, Jane Bunt

Umpire Coordinator: Louise Grigg

Parent Team Manager: Laura Game

Social Media Coordinator: Holly French

Marketing: Sarah Garrett

General Committee:
Nicole Fettel
Kate Beard
Lisa Farley
Leisa Ferguson
Carmen Hansen
Laura Morton

We are always looking for Volunteers, Coaches and Umpires and new committee members. Please contact us at netball@ionasportsclub.com if you would like to help in any way.

Watch our Facebook page for more information.

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