Ian HarkinModeratorFebruary 11, 2020 at 1:05 amPost count: 5527Netballcrazy1ParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 1:08 amPost count: 1281IheartdiamondsParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 2:04 amPost count: 13
Surprised at the timing of this announcement – not surprised at the announcement itself.
Diamonds def need a new game plan and some of the selections have been questionable under LA and whilst selections are totally in LA hands, she’d have significant input.
Who’s going to be the new coach??? JWT, BA????????Netballcrazy1ParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 2:05 amPost count: 1281Ian HarkinModeratorFebruary 11, 2020 at 2:05 amPost count: 5527Netballcrazy1ParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 2:07 amPost count: 1281Netballcrazy1ParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 2:11 amPost count: 1281
Timing is odd. JWT, Wright, and Akle top my head as replacements but JWT doesn’t want to coach, Wright has struggled to bring together some great stars at times, and Akle is very new to this scene despite her recent success. Akle would pribabaly be the best but it would be a shame to see her leave SwiftsIheartdiamondsParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 2:29 amPost count: 13
I think the Fire charity game will be a good opportunity for NA to look at JF and BA!JRParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 3:05 amPost count: 457
Th Bushfire Relief game will be her last game, but the contract is not being renewed beyond the end of 2020. Does this mean they’ve terminated her contract early. And there’s the Constellation Cup (end of the year) to compete in.NZChampionParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 4:12 amPost count: 296
What a legend. Despite the two big losses, she certainly dominated over the time she was coach. Quad Series and CC were her strong points since she began in 2011.
So her contract ends in December, but it says the charity match will be her last? 🤔Ian HarkinModeratorFebruary 11, 2020 at 4:13 amPost count: 5527TACTIXSUPPORTERParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 6:50 amPost count: 427
Sad for her, but it was clear it was going to happen soon. Failing to win Comm Games and World Cup as the world number 1 team.
She has done well since first starting the role though. Developed some real gems.
McKinnis? Akle will be my choice, but will be sad for Swifts.
Wonder if we will see Basset also step down after 2020.
Interesting times for Australia netballTACTIXSUPPORTERParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 7:08 amPost count: 427
Megan Anderson might get a look in. But, has little to no experience as a head coach.xpert11ParticipantFebruary 11, 2020 at 7:28 amPost count: 25
Lisa’s replacement in the head Diamonds coaching role will face issues as her predecessor. The SSN’s free for all import rule is key to the competition’s rise. However, the best netball competition in the world isn’t synonymous with producing future Diamond players.
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