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What an amazing month for Netball all across the USA.  Did you catch our ESPN coverage here or the coverage from the highest authority for global university sports, International Univeristy Sports Federation here and the media coverage we received in South Africa. Be sure to stay tuned to our facebook as daily Netball updates are posted.


Congratulations to Team USA Netball - read below about the success they achieved in South Africa.  Listen here on itunes to the Team USA Netball theme song 'River of Life' by Michael Johns.  If you missed last months newsletter with the beautiful backstory to this song, you can read about it hereWatch the reactions from the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls as they hear and sing this beautiful song alongside our Team USA athletes.


It took a fantastic team to pull off this amazing trip in which we were able to fundraise and obtain sponsors so the athletes weren't out of pocket. So a big thank you to all who supported.


We've also been able to extend the early registration on Nationals so make sure you jump in quick as only a few spots left.
There are also some great member specials this month so read below.  If you are an expat and in need of bank and loan services then don't miss what Advancial can offer you.


I ask everyone to keep in their prayers one of our members, Lola (Redballers Netball Club), who is in ICU on life support.  We pray for strength for her family and will keep everyone updated on f/book.



Kind Regards




Sonya Ottaway, President, Netball America

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Supporters in Sth Africa
Lynne Sparks & Frances Hoyt cheering on
Team USAWhat an impact the first ever American Netball team made in the international community!!  They certainly won the hearts of the crowd in South Africa and everyone commented they were the only team to consistently improve over the tournament and how they kept on fighting to the very end.   

Sherica jumping
What a great leap by Sherica
You can check out other photos here and watch the 
Grace going for ball
Grace overpowered the defense
teams video blogs.  A big thank you to all those who supported the Team in preparation for the world championships and while they were in South Africa.  The athletes from Trinity College deserve a special mention - they were competing in the Sth African University Netball Games, however took time out to train with our athletes.  Thanks also to the athletes mentors Vanessa Lingenveldt, Natasha Theron, Marlene Wagner & Toschca Ferreira.
At Oprahs School
Beautiful painting of Oprah
The team had a
Oprah School visit
Netball America & River of Life Tshirts presented to the girls from Oprah's Academy
heart felt visit to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.  You can listen to the speech President Sonya gave.  Catch up on more about the visit here


Keep following the teams progress as they prepare to take on the SouthEast Region USA Representative Team on the floor of the WNBA Atlanta Dream in September and then at Nationals.



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Advancial Federal Credit Union and Netball America have partnered to offer a new benefit to Netball members! Advancial is a full-service financial institution that offers loans, credit cards, investments and mortgages. Advancial is an exclusive benefit and not open to the public; however, because of your membership in Netball America, you are eligible to join Advancial.*


Advancial is also able to offer expatriates working in the United States many financial products and services that are often difficult to obtain at other financial institutions. Through your membership, if you are an expatriate, you have access to:


  • Savings & checking accounts
  • Loans
  • Credit cards
  • Mortgages
  • All without a Social Security number!*

To learn more about the benefits of Advancial or to find a location near you, please visit or call 800.322.2709.


* Certain restrictions may apply.

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honolulu logo draft Honolulu Cougars.  Please follow them on facebook and if you are in the Honolulu area come along to a practice: 


Thursdays, 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Halsey Park Terrace, 620 Pool Street, Honolulu HI 96818.
Sundays, 4.30pm - 6.00pm, Royal Kunia Recreational Park, Anonui Street, Royal Kunia HI 96797.


The club recently competed alongside our North Shore Netball Club in the Hawaii Netball Competition and you will be able to meet the Cougars at the national championships in Las Vegas. 

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Purchase your ticket HERE TODAY for Sunday September 9! If you can't attend consider donating a ticket to sponsor an underprivileged girl to attend the event and learn more about Netball. We are sponsoring 100 girls and parents who have been participating in our GoGirlGo! Program.

 Atlanta Dream

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Join us also on Saturday

September 8th for the Tropical Sports Club tournament, Tucker High School Gymnasium in Tucker GA, 9:00 a.m.  Click here for registration information.
Ready for the hottest Netball event this year!!  All details are here so register today as only a few spots left.  Any volunteers, umpires or scorers can register for free at this site. We have 16 teams from within the US, Bermuda, Australia and Canada already registered.
We have organized a fantastic weekend which is set to be a top class Netball event as well as a great learning experience for everyone.  We've also set up registration so that it will save you money and make the visit stress free.  You don't need to worry about supplying umpires or scorers, world class coaching and umpiring clinics you can attend, transportation is set up to bring everyone to/from courts, water during events, massuese and even a souvenir tshirt.
A reminder that the hotel of choice, New York New York closes it's early registration July 31, so email Tania today from Stage and Screen Travel to reserve your rooms.
There has never been an event like this before in the USA and we need your support to continue to put American Netball on the map.  A lot of people work really really hard to make events like this possible and we need your positive support and energy to keep it going. We have a lot of highly qualified international people lending their support to help each of you so I encourage you to take advantage of it in order to continue to grow Netball in the USA.



GoGirlGo Atlanta photoOur first GoGirlGo! Program is nearly complete.  A huge effort led by Crusaders ATL with significant help by Gems.  Everyone is in for a treat on Thursday night this week when WNBA Atlanta Dream Player Aneika Henry (formerly from Jamaica) will stop in to see our the Netball program is going. 


We also have Tropical Sports Club who have supported this initiative and the Netball Association of South Metro Atlanta, Inc. are working to support their own GoGirlGo! Program.  Please contact us if you want to start this program in your area.


These participants alongside your Team USA Netball will be the first to receive the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award, which will be presented September 9th at the WNBA Atlanta Dream game.


Summer camps are also kicking off.  We have 5 summer camps across New York running through July and August.  With over 800 kids per camp, this is a great opportunity for us to introduce the youth of New York to Netball!

West Coast Lightning 2012
USA Representative Team: West Coast Lightning
Serevi at Storm
Team USA Netball with Waisale Serevi 'The King of Sevens'
June was a busy month with the WNBA Seattle Storm showcase and the Battle in Seattle Tournament.  The basketball crowd enjoying learning about Netball.  A big thank you to all volunteers and we appreciate the support from Serevi Rugby. 
Great turnout for the Battle in Seattle Tournament.  We got through the majority of the day, until rain washed out the last remaining games.
Umpires seattle storm
Go Umpires!
seattle storm booth
Pat & Ilze working the booth
Seattle Storm post boys
Post runners ready to go


Winners tourney


Happy Playing!