By Jenny Sinclair
The essence of Pamela Cookey’s success lies in creating a complementary, rather than compartmentalised, life. She’s built a professional career in parallel with her exceptional sporting achievements, all while coping with the physical and emotional toll of three serious injuries and a personal tragedy. Some people would have crumbled under the strain of such loss, but Pam’s inner strength was developed by combining her family, faith and a punishing schedule of netball, study and work.
She said, “I believe that the dual aspects of life are really important and should never be underrated – particularly making opportunities outside of sport to learn and grow. My generation has been fortunate that we’ve been able to do that. As netball moves towards a fully professional basis, we need to ensure our athletes are still rounded, and we’ve seen other sports having problems with that.”
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