2019 Community Awards Finalists

Netball Victoria is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Community Awards.

The Netball Victoria Community Awards celebrate the achievements of just a few of the many individuals and groups who have contributed significantly to the development of the sport of netball in Victoria in 2019.

Netball Victoria is committed to continual development of netball and its personnel throughout Victoria, from grassroots to the elite, both on and off the court.


Volunteer of the Year

Simon Grimes – Lillydale & Yarra Valley Netball Association

Kate Campbell – Malvern Central Netball Club

Pauline Zealley – Banyule & District Netball Association

Belinda Hayden – Gina’s Dream Team


Association of the Year

Frankston District Netball Association

Casey Netball Association

Waverley District Netball Association


Coaching Excellence

Jae Evans – Sale City Football Netball Club

Michelle Mashado – Narre Warren Football Netball Club

Lauren Bowles – White Hills Football Netball Club

Di McCormack – St Therese’s Parish Netball Club

Jessica Whitford – Peninsula Waves / Frankston District Netball Association


Contribution to Umpiring

Felicity Di Toto

Meg Hopper – Boroondara Netball Association

Mel Campisi – Lakes Entrance Netball Association


Inclusive Netball Community of the Year

Sandringham District Netball Association

St Leonard’s Netball Club

Montrose Netball Club Inc

Kotahitanga Netball Melbourne


School of the Year

St John Vianney’s Primary School Parkdale

St Therese’s Primary School Kennington

Lavalla Catholic College

Thomastown Primary School


NetSetGO Centre of the Year

Mountain District Netball Association

Wendouree Netball Association

Sandringham District Netball Association

St Therese’s Stars


WorkSafe Safety Initiative Awards

Maryborough Rovers Football Netball Club

Horsham Saints Football Netball Club

South Bendigo Football Netball Club

Morwell Football Netball Club

Heathcote District Football Netball League


Thank you to everyone who nominated members of their local netball community for this year’s Community Awards, and to everyone who contributes to making netball one of the most accessible and inclusive sports for all Victorians.

The 2019 Netball Victoria Community Award winners will be announced on the Netball Victoria website next Monday 25 November.