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Girls 15s




Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
 Coach  Susan Gerrard  Melville SHS
 Assistant Coach  Taryn Smith Melville SHS
 Team Manager  Katie Swetman  Atwell College
Sports Trainer Suzi Giblett Manjimup SHS

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
Fri 19 – Fri 26 July 2019 Caloundra, QLD 15 & U as of 31 December

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Nomination Please click on the above nomination tab

Nomination due:  12 noon Friday 5th April 2019

Cost $20.00
Trial Details Sunday 7 April

South of the River

Arrive 8.30am for a 9 am start.  Trials 9.00am -11.30am


North of the River

Arrive at 12 noon for a 12.30pm start.  Trials 12.30pm -3.00pm

Venue State Netball Centre
squad training Monday 29 April

For selected athletes from initial trial.

Arrive 8.30am for a 9am start

Some athletes will be released at lunchtime


Final Team Selection:  Sunday 12 May 2019

Commitment of Selected Team Members The team will train twice a week & a home training program will be provided
Eligibility These Championships are open to all West Australian students whether or not they are members of an affiliated club so long as students meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a full time student at a secondary school.
  2. 15 & U as at 31 December.


Netball 15s Interstate Nomination


By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;


  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials


Please Note: All trial fees are to be paid on the day of trials unless stated otherwise.


Please click HERE to nominate

Selection Policy

Netball 15s Interstate Team Selection Policy



The State Schoolgirls Netball Team will consist of a balanced team of 12 players.


 In order to select the players for the team the following will apply.

–        Players must advise their school administration of their intention to attend trials. Players must  pay the required trial fee, at the first preliminary trial they attend.

–       A copy of the form and details about the fee will be available on the School Sport WA website. (

–       The nomination form is to be submitted electronically by the due date to the nominated person.

–       The State Team Manager shall administer the selection process.

–       The State Team Coach, a representative from WA Netball and one other person appointed by the State Team Coach shall be the main selectors.  The Team Coach shall appoint other Selectors as appropriate.

–       No selector shall be involved in the selection of any player who is directly related to them.

Trials Specific Information

–       Two Preliminary trials will be held followed by two main trials. All players must attend one of the Preliminary Trials. Each trial shall consist of match play however trials may also incorporate skill drills.

–       At the first main trial the Squad will be announced.  Netball WA identified athletes can be invited to squad training. The Squad will then be required to attend a series of training sessions. Players must attend all training sessions.

–       At the conclusion of the final trial a team of 15 will be selected which includes the three train-on players. The number of players carried through from each trial to the next is at the discretion of the selectors.

–       Trials will be conducted indoors.

–        A white singlet or T/Shirt and a dark coloured skirt or shorts are to be worn by the athletes. No Regional, Academy or WA State Netball gear is to be worn.

–       Attendance at all trials is compulsory unless exceptional circumstances apply and prior permission is sought wherever possible from the Coach.

–       Every endeavour shall be given to trialling players in their preferred positions.

–       Selectors reserve the right to trial players in equivalent positions.

–       Selectors shall consider all aspects of the game including (but not limited to) physical ability, skill, tactics and attitude.

–       Selectors shall reach decisions by consensus wherever possible. If consensus cannot be reached, a vote by the main selectors shall be held.

–       When selecting one player before another, selectors shall make an “on balance” decision, based on all the attributes and abilities shown by the players.

–       When selecting the final team of 12 players and the train-ons, selectors shall consider the balance of the squad in terms of positional play.

Team Selection

–      The team will be announced on the School Sport WA website.


–       Prior achievements and accomplishments outside of trials and squad training may be considered.

–       Injured players may be given time to trial by being exempted from early trials or by being included in squads provided the time-line is sufficient to enable adequate preparation after selection. Once a team or squad is selected, attendance at training is compulsory.  Sick or injured athletes must attend all training sessions.  If players cannot attend due to extraordinary circumstances the State Team coach must be notified 24 hours before the training session.  If a continual absence from training occurs consultation will take place between player and coach as to their commitment to the team. If consensus cannot be reached, the sport convenor of SSWA, parents and manager shall be consulted.  If consensus still cannot be reached and the player is not complying with the requirements of training the player will be cut from the team and the train-on will take their place.

–       All team members and their parent/guardian are required to attend an information session at a nominated place and date and comply with the directives issued prior to team membership being confirmed.

–       All team members are to be fully fit one week before Nationals. A player unable to participate will be replaced by the train-on.

–       Final player selections will be at the discretion of the coaches.


Medal Winner Policy

The Medal Winner will be decided by the team officials(Coach, Assistant Coach and Team Manager) voting on a 3-2-1 system after each game. The player with the most votes at the end of the Championship will be named the Medal Winner. these votes are accumulated and may not reflect the National Team Selection announcement.

Excursion Mgmt Plan

Excursion Management Plan

SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.


The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy


Click HERE to see the Excursion Management Plan

Results and History