There is always public discussion, speculation and criticism after the announcement of a Diamonds' netball squad. In her first exclusive print interview since the squad was named, national coach Stacey Marinkovich answers some of the tough questions.
The strong form of a number of young athletes in the Suncorp Super Netball League has seen them rewarded with inclusion in the Origin Australian Diamonds and Development squads for 2021/2022. 21 athletes were named by selectors Stacey Marinkovich, Annie Sargeant and Michelle Wilkins in the Diamonds’ squad. The selectors, aided by Development Squad Head
NS EXCLUSIVE: Delicate, deliberate, and downright difficult – Annie Sargeant, on the role of being a national netball selector
A former elite netballer, coach, commentator, advocate and fan, Sargeant draws on all her experience, together with a significant amount of work, as an Australian netball selector. For the first time, Netball Scoop takes you inside just what is involved in selecting the national team.
Have you ever wondered what a coach is thinking during a game? Former Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander runs her expert eye over Sunshine Coast Lightning's victory against West Coast Fever, covering the major tactical moves, key athletes, and a possible game changer.
Amy Cooper examines the challenges of coaching, when you are also the mother of young children. Megan Anderson and Stacey Marinkovich explain how they make it work, and why they are better coaches as a result.
In a Netball Scoop exclusive, Diamonds' coach Stacey Marinkovich spoke about the recent Constellation Cup. She gave insights on how the tour unfolded, and some of the key talking points around the series.