2023 REP Officials Nominations


NOMINATIONS INVITED - JNR, SNR & GBNL COACHES & MANAGERS

Nominations are hereby called for Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Managers for BNA 2023 Representative and GBNL teams to compete in the 2023 GBNL competition, State Age Championships and Development teams. 

 

Please submit your nomination by 

Senior State Age - 25th November 2022

GBNL - 25th November 2022

Junior State Age - 25th November 2022


Officials required include: 

·         Coaches

·         Assistant Coaches

·         Managers

·         Bench officials (GBNL only) – timer/scorer duties 

·         Primary carers (GBNL only) – first aid duties 

 

Brisbane Netball envisage having up to 22 representative teams for the 2023 season. This includes up to four GBNL teams and up to 15 State Ageteams in addition to 3 junior development teams for 12 to 14 years (one per age group). 


Due to a change in ruling by Netball Qld, we can nominate three teams per age group for Senior Stage Age. Currently due to Junior State Age being a travelling Carnival, BNA will only look to send a maximum of two teams each for U12, U13 and U14.

Senior State Age Championship

We will select three teams in each of the U15, U16 and U17/18 years age groups who will compete in the Senior State Age Championships, dependent on sufficient nominations of required calibre.  This will be held from 1 – 4 April 2023 at Sunshine Coast Netball Association.

For all non-travelling events you will be required to arrange your own transport to and from the venue each day. You are required to be present throughout the event and will be responsible for the care of the players in your team. Each of our Senior representative teams will also compete in local rep carnivals throughout the year culminating in State Age in April 2023. 

 

Leading up to State Age Championships 

For all our teams, officials must be available to attend their respective events and additionally attend:

§  Welcome Night for parents and team members – Proposed date is Sunday 22 January 2023 6 to 730pm

§  Training sessions held on a weekly basis

§  Additional Strength and Conditioning sessions with their team on an ad-hoc basis and as advised by the Rep Convenor

§  DPNA Twilight Senior Rep carnival on Saturday 25 February 3-8pm 

§  BNA Rep carnival on Sunday 5 March 2023

§  WDNA or PRNA Rep carnival on Sunday 12 March 2023 / TBA for PRNA – to be confirmed as to which third carnival BNA will nominate for

GBNL

The Greater Brisbane Netball League (GBNL) began in 2021, replacing the Queensland Premier League Zone 6 competition.  

It is managed by netball associations for both association and university players and caters for players turning 16 or older in the year of Competition and includes 16 years, 18 years, 23 years and Opens groups. 

GBNL is committed to providing a safe, fair, and inclusive netball environment where people from all communities can contribute and participate.  

We envisage the 2023 competition will be very similar to prior years and held on a weekly basis from May to late September 2023. All officials will need to be available to attend GBNL fixtures each Thursday or Friday night, plus training at least once per week (primary carer and bench officials may not be required to attend training sessions).

GBNL teams may be selected in the Open, 23 years, 18 years, and 16 years age groups. 

Junior State Age Championship

We will select two teams in each of the 12 to 14 years age groups who will compete in the State Age Championships.  This will be held from 24 – 27 June 2023 at Townsville Netball Association.

As this is a travelling carnival, you will be required to travel and stay in accommodation with the BNA Junior team. You are also required to be present throughout the event and will be responsible for the care of the players in your team. Each of our junior representative teams will also compete in local rep carnivals throughout the year, prior to State Age. 

 

Leading up to State Age Championships 

For all our teams, officials must be available to attend their respective events and additionally attend:

§  Information Night prior to trials for parents and team members – Proposed date is Sunday 22 January 2023 4 to 530pm

§  Training sessions held on a weekly basis

§  Additional Strength and Conditioning sessions with their team on an ad-hoc basis and as advised by the Rep Convenor

§  BNA Junior Rep Carnival on Sunday 21 May 2023 

§  WDNA Junior Rep Carnival on Sunday 28 May 2023 – to be confirmed as to whether we attend this carnival

§  DPNA Junior Rep Carnival on Sunday 18 June 2023 – to be confirmed as to whether we attend this carnival

Development Teams

Development teams may be selected in the 12 - 14 year age groups. Our development teams consist of fringe players with identified talent who are likely to progress into the core representative groups in the future. Officials must be available to enter teams into a maximum of five representative carnivals over the Winter Season and attend training sessions held on a weekly basis and additional Strength & Conditioning sessions as scheduled. 

Duties and Expectations

Coaches

All GBNL coaches must have a minimum of Intermediate level accreditation or be working towards this.  GBNL coaches will train one session per week and attend all games on either a Thursday or Friday night throughout the season. 

All State Age coaches must have a minimum of a development level accreditation and must hold a current blue card for working with children. 

All Development team coaches must have a minimum of a Foundation level accreditation.  Proof of current level of coaching accreditation must be submitted with the nomination form. 

A copy of the applicant’s blue card must be emailed to rep@brisbanenetball.org.au immediately after lodging coach nomination form. Anyone who currently does not have a blue card can apply online for a Blue Card via the Queensland Government Blue Card website

No Coaches are permitted to engage external specialist coaches without the approval of the Rep Convenor (i.e., shooting, fitness or other coaches). 

State Age Coaches

Coaches are required to conduct at least one training session per week.  State Age teams will train on a Sunday and may do a second training session on Weeknight.

Coaches are required to take their teams to two representative carnivals in addition to the Senior BNA Rep Carnival on Sunday 5th of March and for Junior BNA Rep Carnival on Sunday 21st of May 2023. The three carnivals will be compulsory for all representative teams.  

Senior State Age Coaches must attend a welcome night on Sunday 22nd of January 2023 from 6 to 730pm. Junior State Age welcome night will be advised when trials and selections are confirmed. On Sunday 22nd of January 2023, an information night for parents and nominees will be held in relation to Junior State Age from 4 to 530pm. Venue is to be advised at this stage.  

Managers

All managers will be required to attend training sessions as requested by the Coach and to assist with uniform orders and distribution. During the competition, managers will be required to collect and return scorecards as required and to care for the BNA equipment supplied with each team e.g., bibs, balls, esky, water container etc.  

Managers will be responsible for coordinating a team roster for volunteer duties at the BNA rep carnival. 

State Age managers will be required to fulfil Live Scoring duties at State Age Championships and may be required to attend online training run by Netball Queensland prior to the event.  

GBNL managers are also required to attend managers meetings as set by GBNL committee, complete team sheets, substitution cards if required and liaise with GBNL personnel on fixture days. 

Blue cards are required and will need to be emailed to rep@brisbanenetball.org.au when lodging nomination form 

Primary Carers (GBNL only)

One primary carer must be appointed per team. This person must sit on the team bench for each match of the competition. The primary carer is responsible for the initial attention to injured players within their team. Once the injured player has been taken from the court, the sports medicine personnel may continue treatment as appropriate.    

Primary carers must hold a current minimum senior first aid certificate and a current working with children positive notice blue card. A copy of your current senior first aid certificate and blue card must be emailed to rep@brisbanenetball.org.au

Bench Officials (GBNL only)

Scorers/Timekeepers are required for GBNL only.  They are required to arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the match and remain until completion of the match.  Scorers/Timekeepers are also required to attend any meetings as set by GBNL.

 

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