Netball Victoria is pleased to announce a partnership with the Victorian Regional Academy of Sport (VRAS) that has seven regions throughout Victoria take part in a program that provides development for potential Zone Academy athletes transitioning into the 15/U age group.
The aim of this agreement is to both assist Netball Victoria to reach and service regional areas and to support aspiring Netball athletes in the regional centres of Victoria.
The program links Netball Victoria’s High Performance Pathway Programs, in particular the Zone Academy Program with the Regional Academies of sport on a larger scale.
Barwon Sports Academy (Geelong), West Vic Academy of Sport (Ballarat), Gippsland Sports Academy (Newborough), Bendigo Academy of Sport (Bendigo), North East Academy (Shepparton), the South West Academy of Sport (Warrnambool) and Sunraysia Academy of Sport (Sunraysia) are the seven regional academies that participate in the program.
The program provides development for potential Zone Academy athletes transitioning into the 15U age group. The program delivers components from the two Netball Australia Dare to Develop a Diamond Programs:
- Dare to Develop a Diamond 11-13yr olds
- Dare to Develop Diamond Academy Program
For more information of each Regional Academy, please refer to the Information Sheets provided by each academy below.