Rep Coaches and Officials 2022

Representative Officials Wanted

Nominations are hereby called for Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Managers for BNA 2022 Representative and GBNL teams to compete in the 2022 GBNL competition, State Age Championships and Development teams. 


Please submit your nomination by 7 February 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 16 representative teams for the 2022 season. This includes up to fourGBNL teams and up to eight State Ageteams in addition to a number of junior development teams for 12 to 15 years. 


Details of the various key competitions and carnivals are as follows: 


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 2022 competition will be very similar to prior years and held on a weekly basis from May 2022 to late September 2022. 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. 

State Age Championship

We will select two teams in each of the 12 to 15 years age groups who will compete in the State Age Championships.  This will be held from 2-5 July 2022 at Hinterland District Netball Assn for Seniors and for Juniors 30 April – 2 May 2022 at Pine Rivers Netball Assn.

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 junior representative teams will also compete in local rep carnivals throughout the year culminating in State Age in July 2022. 


Leading up to State Age Championships 

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

  • 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 the Rep Convenor
  • BNA Rep carnival on 3rd April 2022 
  • DPNA Twilight Senior Rep carnival on Saturday 12 March 3-8pm 
  • WDNA Senior Rep carnival on Sunday 20 March 2022
  • WDNA Juniuor Rep carnival on Sunday 29 May 2022  
  • PRNA Junior Rep carnival on Sunday 5 June 2022
  • DPNA Junior Rep Carnival on Sunday 12 June 2022 

Development Teams

Development teams may be selected in the 12 - 15 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 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


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 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 (ie 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.  Rep teams will only train once per week until after Easter, in which they may train twice per week on a Weeknight and Sunday afternoon.  


Coaches are required to take their teams to two representative carnivals in addition to the BNA Rep Carnival on Sunday 3rd April 2022 and the DPNA Twilight Senior Rep Carnival on 12th March 2022 and Junior on 12th June 2022, also WDNA Senior Carnival on 20 March and Junior on 29th May 2022. These three carnivals will be compulsory for all representative teams.  


Coaches must attend a welcome night on Monday 28 February 2022. This will be followed by a Coaches Meeting at the same venue. 


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 eg 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 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 

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. 

Rep Officials Nominations 2022

Please note that prior BNA REP and/or TIP involvement will be looked on favourably.

Please complete the nomination form, and attach the relevant documentation to an email to upon completion of the form.


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