CEO of Netball Victoria and Melbourne Vixens, Rosie King OAM wants to see the Suncorp Super Netball competition expand and provide more opportunities for elite netballers.
Rosie has held leadership roles in some of Australia and New Zealand’s largest companies, but it’s Netball Victoria where she’s been able to have the greatest impact on women’s sport.
Rosie joins Sam Squiers to discuss getting her first taste of CEO leadership at the Geelong Football Club, changing misconceptions about netball and what needs to happen for the Super Netball competition to grow.
Queensland Firebird Jemma Mi Mi wants to see Indigenous culture embedded into netball every day of the year, not just during the Indigenous Round.
As the face of Suncorp Super Netball’s 2020 Indigenous Round, Jemma wanted to be on court, not on the bench. But as the minutes passed by, Jemma (and the rest of Australia) realised she wouldn’t get to play a minute of the game, sparking an important conversation about netball’s record with their Indigenous players.
Jemma joins Sam Squiers to discuss what she wants to see from Indigenous Round in the future, how she’s found confidence through sport and becoming a role model for the next generation of netballers.
Growing up in a small town in Trinidad & Tobago, NSW Swifts goal shooter Sam Wallace never imagined she’d be living and playing in Australia. Sam Wallace joins Sam Squiers to discuss playing college basketball in the USA (and why she gave it up to move home to Trinidad), the surprising intensity of Swifts’ training and losing her Dad a few days after winning the 2019 Suncorp Super Netball grand final.
Growing up in regional Queensland taught Laura Geitz resilience and the value of hard work. Laura joins Sam Squiers to discuss being bullied for her height during school, captaining the Queensland Firebirds and Australian Diamonds and what it means to be a Suncorp Team Girls Ambassador.
Turning setbacks into opportunities has been a consistent part of Ash Brazill’s career. Ash joins Sam Squiers to discuss becoming the first woman to play professional netball and AFL, remaining hopeful in spite of missing out on the Australian Diamonds selection and why her wedding went viral.
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Australian netball star Caitlin Thwaites opens up about her battle with depression and anxiety. Thwaites has had an amazing journey and …
Australian Netballer Renae Ingles opens up about returning to professional sport after the birth of her twins Milla and Jacob, plus what life is like married to NBA star Joe Ingles.
WARNING: it takes more than one good year for change and we’ve actually been down this path before and it didn’t lead to parity or prosperity.
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