Program Overview

The SASI Netball Program caters for the development and support of SA athletes currently or identified as capable of progressing along the Netball High Performance Pathway.

Training Venue

South Australian Sports Institute
27 Valetta Road
Kidman Park SA 5025


Full Scholarship
Gia AbernethyAmelia DayCody LangeKate Shimmin
Sienna AllenGeorgia DentChelsea LemkeNicola Sulley-Beales 
Lucy ArmfieldSasha GlasgowMaisie NankivellMaddy Turner
Chelsea BlackmanCharlee HodgesHannah PettyMary Wilson
Emily BurgessSarah KlauMadeleine Proud 
Graduate Scholarship 
Erin BellNatalie Medhurst
Renae InglesKhao Watts

Program Staff

Head CoachJenny Borlase
Squad ManagerLaura Heinrich
Assistant CoachMegan Carter
Specialist CoachSarah Vidmar
Specialist CoachKim Hocking
Senior High Performance CoordinatorSimon Cain
PhysiotherapistKath Chigwidden
Strength and Conditioning CoachLuke Knappstein
Sports Dietician 
Performance AnalystTim Rawlins
Performance Services Coordinator/PhysiologistSarah Woolford
Personal Excellence Senior AdviserMark Gregory

Selection Criteria

SASI Netball Selection Criteria 2015


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Budding star Nyah a Rookie to be reckoned with

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SA coaches net top tips from master mentor

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Events and Results


Commonwealth Games
Renae Hallinan - Gold
Natalie Medhurst - Gold
South Australia National 21/Under Champions
Gia AbernethyKelly Altmann
Sarah Klau (National team selection)Cody Lange (National team selection)
Chelsea LemkeMadeleine Proud - captain (National team selection)
Maddy TurnerGeorgia Virgo

Honour Roll

World Championships

2011 - Gold2007 - Gold2003 - Silver
Natalie von Bertouch (Capt)Natalie MedhurstKathryn Harby-Williams (Capt)
Natalie MedhurstLauren NourseRebecca Sanders
 Laura von BertouchPeta Scholz
 Natalie von Bertouch 

Commonwealth Games

2010 - Silver2006 - Silver2002 - Gold
Natalie MedhurstNatalie von BertouchKathryn Harby-Williams (Capt)
Lauren Nourse Jacqui Delaney
Natalie von Bertouch (VC) Alex Hodge
  Rebecca Sanders
  Peta Scholz

World Youth Championships

2013 - Silver2005 - Bronze2000 - Gold
Madeleine Proud (Capt)Emily BeatonJane Altschwager
Kate Shimmin (VC)Natalie MedhurstJacqui Roberts
Cody LangeKirby Mutton 

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Contact Us


1300 714 990



27 Valetta Road
Kidman Park SA 5025


PO Box 219
Brooklyn Park SA 5032