Development Pathways

Premier League
Netball SA Premier League competition provides a pathway for our athletes to the Netball Australia Suncorp Super Netball competition including the Adelaide Thunderbirds and Southern Force teams.

High Performance Programs
High Performance Programs are a Netball SA Club licence requirement, these invitational programs are available for identified athletes selected by the Head Coach and executive committee and are designed to enhance their performance in all aspects of netball.

Oakdale Netball Club Programs

Junior Emerging TID Development Program

This program recognises athletes who, at a point in time, have been identified as having the potential to represent their club at a high level of netball.

Players in the Inter 1/2, Junior 1/2 and Sub Junior 1 and Primary 1 teams will participate in an extensive 6 week development program run by our Premier League coaching team, Premier League players and some special guest coaches. This program is included in the club fees.

Club Junior Development Program

All players will have the opportunity to participate in specialized training sessions designed to improve skills. Sessions will be position-specific and run by Premier League coaches, Players as well as other guest coaches. Sessions are outside of regular training and require extra registration, but are still included in club fees.


Oakdale Netball Club run introduction to netball sessions in line with the Netball Australia, Suncorp NetSetGo initiative. Information about these sessions will be available from our Club Secretary.

Come ‘N’ Try Program

This is a pre-season program for 9 to 14 year old players who are new to, or considering, the club and will run indoors at Netball SA on January 22. The day will feature Premier League players as well as our qualified junior coaching team. Participation is free and every player will also receive a free drink bottle. Booking details are on our Events page.

Coaching Development
Coaches information sessions will be held on training nights throughout the season.

Coaches will also be invited to attend a nominated Premier League game to gain insight and experience at this level. Facilitated by our Head Coach.

All Club Coaches are invited to attend both Junior Development programs outlined above.

All program activities are dependent on volunteer coaches, club official and supporters, sponsors, availability of venues and athlete commitment.

Further program details are available by contacting the Club Secretary via email