In a snapshot

  • 2014 is the inaugural season for the Runaway Bay Netball Club
  • Each season we will cater for teams ranging from ages 8 (nova) to seniors (19 years and above)
  • Our uniform colours are Red, Navy and White

Why choose Runaway Bay Netball Club?

We take pride in being known as the “Family Club”, and we provide a happy, safe and fun environment for players of all abilities. We particularly appreciate and value club loyalty and look forward to welcoming back members in the years ahead as well as new players from ages 8 years to adult.

Our vision

Runaway Bay Netball Club aims to be recognised as the club of choice that attracts loyal members. We continue to promote, support and develop our members’ skills and talents in a fun, safe and family-oriented environment. We endeavour to provide an outlet for all netballers, coaches and volunteers to excel at every level and competition standard.

Our mission

Runaway Bay Netball Club dedicates itself as a community for netballers, their families and friends. Through the club’s devotion to a player’s development of skills, teamwork and sportsmanship we make a positive difference in the lives of our players and members.  Our approach promotes self esteem, pride, loyalty and team spirit. We offer a community that encourages, supports and provides the platform to develop personally through the game of netball.

2014 Runaway Bay Netball Committee 

President – Kylie Gustafson

Vice President – Mel Doig

Secretary – Linda Fitzsimmons

Treasurer –

The Club is now seeking to appoint the volunteer roles as described below.  Please submit your expression of interest if you would like to help in any of these positions by contacting the Secretary.

Coaching Convenor

The Coaching Convenor is responsible for providing support and guidance to all coaches throughout the season.  This person plays a major role in the grading process and is responsible for allocating coaches to teams once they have been determined.  The Coaching Convenor plays an active role throughout the season providing support and guidance to all coaches and managers.  This person supports them in their capacity by organising coaching clinics and providing support where possible.  The Coaching Convenor should ideally hold current coaching accreditation (or be willing to complete accreditation).

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Recruit Coaches for all teams at beginning of season
  • Inform all Coaches and Managers all relevant information necessary for coaching and managing ie player contact lists, codes of behaviour, coaches’ roles and responsibilities, managers’ roles and responsibilities, players’ medical information sheets and wet weather procedures etc.


  • Offer support, encouragement and advice to coaches throughout the season
  • Ensure all coaches have appropriate training tools ie manuals and gear
  • Coordinate training court allocations and communicate list to Executive
  • Organise for all new Coaches to do Beginning Coaching course
  • Attend meetings as determined by Club Executive

Umpiring Convenor

This role requires a lot of organisation to establish a squad of umpires (who may be experienced or in a learning capacity) to fulfil the club’s weekly umpiring commitment at the NGCNA.  The Umpiring Convenor may organise umpiring workshops or provide the Club with information on other workshops that may benefit the Club’s players.

Uniform Convenor

The role of this position is to perform a stock take of current uniform supplies and order appropriate quantities to satisfy new uniform requests.  The uniform convenor needs to co-ordinate the distribution of pre-ordered uniforms.  If second  hand items are to be sold on behalf of members the convenor co-ordinates this.  They are required to attend registration and grading days for sales.

Equipment Convenor

This person is responsible for ensuring the Club is stocked with sufficient equipment to meet the needs of each team for playing and training purposes.  They must also allocate and account for all equipment, ensuring a register is maintained and stocktakes are completed throughout the season.