Association Championships Coaching Appointments

Association Championships Coaching Appointments

6th March 2024

The Hampden Football Netball League is proud to announce their Association Championship netball coaches for 2024.

The League will participate in the Western Zone Association Championship qualifiers in Ballarat on June 2nd, before moving onto the State Titles on June 16th.

The Open Division Team will be coached South Warrnambool premiership coach Will Jamison. Will has guided the HFNL Open Team for the past two seasons, resulting in semi-final placings.

New Koroit Open coach Danielle McInerney will have the responsibility of leading the U17 squad. Danielle, who returns from Townsville this season, has been involved in four previous HFNL Association Championship campaigns during 2017 – 2020.

The U15 squad will have joint coaches with experienced mentors Leah Kermeen and Josie Ellerton at helm. The duo has a combined 500 games of Hampden League experience and were the U15 and U15 Reserves coaches at South Warrnambool in 2023.

Koroit legend Kate Dobson has been appointed the U13 coach and will be assisted by Lianna Harrison. Kate has been involved with senior and junior coaching for the past 20 years at multiple levels and this season is the U13 Saints coach. Lianna a newcomer to the league, she has had previous coaching experience in Southeast Melbourne and North Central Victoria.

HFNL Head of Netball Dot Jenkins says the league is absolutely thrilled with the appointments.

“Our coaches are extremely good communicators who focus on the strengths of the players and the teams they coach,” she said.

“The league’s first aim is to expose the girls to the next level of Netball. Players coming together to represent the league allows the development of friendships, camaraderie, and respect for each other and opposing teams.”

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