Where will new team members be placed within the club?
Whilst we appreciate that many players decide to join our club as a result of existing friendships, unfortunately we are unable to guarantee placement in a team with friends.
At WPUCNC we do not currently run trials for our Junior teams. Continuing players are given priority in existing teams as we have found that the continuity is beneficial to the development of individuals and the team.
New players are placed in teams where there are positions available. Providing our club with as many details of a player’s netball background may assist with team placement but does not guarantee a position as it will depend on vacancies within existing teams.
Senior players will be required to attend trials. Individuals who are unable to commit and attend all trials may not be given the same consideration as those who participate in all scheduled trials.
WPUCNC reserves the right to adjust teams should it be deemed necessary, as determined by the Executive Committee.
How many grades are there within the club?
WPUCNC fields teams across all grades:
8 and Under (Sub Primary)
9 and Under (Primary)
11 and Under (Sub Junior)
13 and Under (Junior)
15 and Under (Sub Intermediate)
17 and Under (Intermediate)
Summer A1-A5, B1-B5, C1-C5 and D1-D2
Winter: A1-A5, B1-B5, C1
in the Senior (Open) competition.
(sometimes there are less Open grades)
What are the game day Codes of Conduct?
WPUCNC proudly supports and endorses the codes of conduct as set by the Association.
Play by the rules
Never argue with the umpire’s decisions
Control your temper. Verbal abuse of officials or players, deliberately contacting or provoking an opponent is not acceptable or permitted
Work hard for yourself and for your team. Your team will benefit and so will you
Be a good sport. Cheer all good play by both teams, encourage each other
Your captain can approached the umpire during the breaks or at the completion of the match
Encourage your team to play by the rules
Do not abuse them or yell at them
Do not argue with the umpire or team officials
Act as role model. Lead by example and be reasonable in your expectations
Who umpires the games?
Being such a large club with many teams across all grades, we are consistently seeking the services of accredited umpires but also seek to train juniors (14+ years) and others who are willing to volunteer their services.
WPUCNC pays their umpires for each match with a fee determined by their level of experience/ accreditation and the grade they umpire.
How can I get involved with coaching?
Coaching positions are filled by volunteers from within our netball community, usually parents.
Our coaches do not receive payment for the service that they provide to the club, however the club will subsidise coaches training and accreditation, which we strongly encourage.
We are very fortunate to have many parents who have continued in coaching roles for many years and continue to offer quality coaching to our teams.
Parents are encouraged to register their interest in a coaching role. Particularly, (but not limited to) individuals who are skilled and accredited.