The Peninsula Waves Pathway Program developed by Peninsula Waves and Frankston and District Netball Association aims to provide a high-performance pathway to empower athletes, coaches, umpires and administrators to achieve success to strengthen the sport of netball, across the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston Districts with three key Strategic priorities and goals:
1. Junior participation
Develop junior programs and channels tailored to introduce, recruit, transition and retain participants in netball.
2. Talent pathway
A clear & compelling talent pathway; talent is nurtured and developed for players, coaches, umpires, administrators & support staff enabling them to reach their potential.
3. People, culture and brand
A unified, high performing, supported and engaged workforce capable of delivering our vision, achieving our mission and communicating and promoting our brand.
Our aim is to grow the participation numbers in netball and provide a clear pathway for all players, coaches and umpires in our region, so we can continue to grow the sport we love to build healthy, and supportive communities based around sport, leadership and the core values of excellence, development, growth, enjoyment, and integrity.
The Peninsula Waves Pathway Program will feature initiatives such as; school netball engagement programs, netball clinics, high performance camps, junior leadership and coach programs, umpire development workshops and clinics, and talented athlete scholarships.
Managed by Elite Accredited Netball Coach Jess Whitfort who is also has a diploma in teaching, and strong community connections across the Peninsula, Jess is passionate about bringing netball to everyone in our region and building confidence in coaches, players and umpires to bring a sense of belonging to our community and finding the true value in participation in sport in developing healthy, active and resilient children and adults.