Tango Netball Club Summer Academy 2018/2019

Tango Netball Club is pleased to announce the Tango Netball Academy for 2018/2019.

The program aims to expose selected players from Junior to Intermediate levels of competition to specialised training and development as part of the Tango Academy Program.

In 2018/2019 our program will focus on preparing players for the 2019 Winter Season through both skill development and on-court match application through competition.

Program Skill Development and Progression

Core components of the program will include the following:

  • Competition – each squad will compete in the SADNA Summer Season 2018/2019;
  • Skills – individual and specialist skill development and progression from specialist coaching sessions;
  • Physical – fitness, core stability, netball specific movement;
  • Education – nutrition, injury prevention;
  • Tactical – understanding all aspects of the game including decision making, strategy development and execution of skill under pressure.

Program Personnel

Premier League Head Coach will oversee the Tango Summer Academy with the assistance of the current Premier League / Premier League Reserves Coaches and players.

The Academy Head Coach will oversee the full program and work with each of the Head Coaches in the following age groups (ages as at Winter Season 2019):

  • Pink Developing talent – Born 2008-2009
  • Pink Tenacious talent – Born 2006-2007 (12 -13 years)
  • White Towering talent – Born 2004-2005 (14-15 years)
  • Black Thundering talent – Born 2002-2003 (16-17 years)

Program and Player Commitment

The program will run throughout the 2018/2019 Summer Season commencing in October 2018 as follows:

1   SADNA Summer Night Competition

  • Weekly match play either Monday or Tuesday night;
  • It is our intention that the Academy teams will compete at a higher level as indicated below however this will be determined and confirmed following the selection of the teams and confirmation from SADNA.

2   Training sessions

  • Training sessions will be held weekly on Wednesday’s at Kings Baptist Grammar indoor courts;
  • 90 min duration and 6 x 2 hour specialist sessions on Sundays at Kings Baptist Grammar Indoor courts (TBC) . Program to be confirmed with dates and times.

Program Structure

There are 4 levels to the Academy Program to cater for all skill and age groups as follows:

Pink Developing talent – Born 2008-2009

  • Training -TBC;
  • Competition – It is our intention this team competes in the SADNA (Age group to be determined once the squad is selected);
  • Cost – $11O GST inclusive includes 6 x specialist training sessions with highly qualified accredited coaches and including Academy Training Top.

Pink Tenacious talent – Born 2006-2007 (12-13 years)

  • Training – TBC;
  • Competition – It is our intention this team competes in the SADNA Junior division playing on a Tuesday night;
  • Cost – $11O GST inclusive includes 6 x specialist training sessions with highly qualified accredited coaches and including Academy Training Singlet.

White Towering talent – Born 2004-2005 (14-15 years)

  • Training – Wednesday night 6.30pm;
  • Competition – It is our intention this team competes in the SADNA Inter division playing on a Monday night;
  • Cost – $110 GST inclusive includes 6 x specialist coaching sessions with highly qualified accredited coaches and including Academy Training Singlet.

Black Thundering talent – Born 2002-2003 (16-17 years)

  • Training – Wednesday night 6.30pm;
  • Competition – It is our intention this team competes in the SADNA Senior division on a Monday night;
  • Cost – $110 GST inclusive includes 6 x specialist coaching sessions with highly qualified and accredited coaches and including Academy Training Singlet.

Selection Criteria

  • Committed to playing for Tango in the Winter 2019 Season;
  • Players identified throughout the Winter 2018 Season;
  • Players identified from upcoming Summer Season trials.

Any players who do not trial for summer can still be considered for through application to the Tango Netball Club.

All players selected in the Pink Tenacious talent, White Towering talent and Black Thundering talent squads have been notified of their successful selection. Invited players are to register via MyNetball.