|WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Netball America is happy to announce we have reached 300 members! We saw a membership increase within
our current clubs and in addition we welcome the following new clubs
- Navigators Mens Netball Club, Silicon Valley Netters, members
from NAANA and Crusaders ATL,
Winners Netball Club, Martin Luther King JR Elementary School and individual members from the Manhattan International Netball Club (MINC) and
the Crusaders in NY.
Help us hit 500 - forward this email to your Netball friends and encourage them to join today:
|2009 NETBALL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The East Coast were the winners of the day with
Crusaders taking overall first place and the female 1st place. The Mens Championship was won by the Navagators.
Most Valuable Player award went to Mia Rochester
of the Waves. Mia is 14 and has a bright future with Netball in America.
America in partnership with the Los Angeles Waves Netball Club hosted
the first Netball America National Championships in September 2009.
The Nationals were held at the annual "Love in LALA Land"
tournament in Los Angeles. The Nationals were a huge success, with
thirteen teams travelling from all over the US and Canada to attend.
To see the full match report from Waves president Carey Dunlop click here
|NETBALL IN AMERICA : MISSION IMPOSSIBLE?
America Carries Out Mission in Schools
San Jose, CA
Kat Wetere from the San Francisco
Stars will be teaching multiple 5 week netball sessions at Fischer
Middle School in San Jose, CA. The classes will be for boys and
girls and will consist of 30-40 students. Netball America is working
with Kat to get equipment for this school.
Los Angeles, CA
Netball America has teamed up The Los
Angeles Waves Netball Club and with the Martin Luther King Jr
Community of Learners to work with the kids to teach them about
health, fitness, stretching and the basic rules of netball.
To find out how to get Netball into your regional schools and how we can help, click here.
GET INTO IT!
Netball America is always looking for volunteers and players/coaches/managers who want to go the extra mile for the sport they are so passionate about. Here are a couple of ways we could really use your assistance right now.
Do your Christmas shopping online and support your game:
Goodsearch.com takes you to various online stores - when you use this search engine a portion of your purchase goes directly back to Netball America. It costs you nothing!
Click here for more information.
Calling all sponsors:For any of you who missed the spectacular exhibition games held at the staples center in April - we are in the midst of hunting down sponsors for the next events. Do you know of someone who could assist? Let us know.
UPCOMING EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED
Netball America will be showcasing some the best talent in the nation when the LA Clippers vs NY Knicks at Staples Center Sunday
April 4, 2010.
Tickets are starting at $30 and are
available for sale now at www.netballamerica.com
For a full calendar of events click here.
BLOWIN' THE WHISTLE ON THE UMPIRES Not
only was the pressure on for the players during the 2009 National Championships - it was also on the
umpires. .. a number of the umpires at the Nationals were being
tested... CONGRATULATIONS to the following superstar umpires who
passed their practical.
- Christina Campbell
NETBALL COMING TO A THEATER NEAR YOU SOON!
A Netball America and Phoenix Heat Advertisement will be airing in
6 movie theaters in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe in January 2010.
Congratulations to Faye Hall for her hard work in designing this
advertisement and for making it happen!!
SHOP AT THE NEW ONLINE STORE
Now you can get your fix of pies, sausage rolls and Netball gear online!
Just added to the store is the latest footage from the Staples Center showcase. Click here to see what we have in store for you!