If you’re passionate about playing netball – and have the talent and drive to take that passion further – the Chisholm Sports Academy Netball Program is for you. 

Train and study at the Chisholm Sports Academy

The Chisholm Sports Academy is designed for talented, young aspiring athletes to reach their athletic potential while completing their senior secondary studies or while pursuing a career in the Sport, Recreation and Fitness industries at certificate or diploma level. 

Athlete focused and providing high-performance coaching and a range of holistic athlete development services, the Chisholm Sports Academy is driven by outcomes. 

We recognise the importance of obtaining an education, industry experience and employability skills, so that students have a range of options and career paths available whilst enjoying the sport/life balance.

We take our students future and the investment they make in their education seriously. We provide a supportive, professional, high performance learning and training environment, designed to harness their passion and help them reach their goals.

Students accepted in the Chisholm Sports Academy netball program undertake an academic program alongside their specialised sports training.

Netball Program

The Chisholm Sports Academy Netball Program has been developed in partnership with the Casey Demons Victorian Netball League (VNL) and is endorsed by the Club as the premier way to educate and nurture new talent in Melbourne’s south east. 

Headed up by coach Robynn Pym our student-athletes take part in intensive workshops with Casey Demons Club professionals, have players as mentors, and have access to exclusive placements and internships that provide real world work experience with an elite team.

The program includes:

  • One90-minute training session per week plus game analysis
  • Personalised training program tailored to student’s athletic goals
  • One athletic development session per week
  • Physiological testing and performance reviews.

Academic Program

The Chisholm Sports Academy Netball Program is aligned with the following academic programs, so students can develop their netball skills whilst receiving an industry desired qualification: 

Academic classes include student athletes from all four streams – basketball, football, netball and soccer, so you can be confident you’re learning with like-minded peers.

What does a typical week in the Sports Academy look like? 

The Chisholm Sports Academy offers sport specific training once per week as well as an additional athletic development session all under the guidance and support of our qualified sports and performance coaches.

The program is delivered in conjunction with our aligned academic programs. Headquarters for Chisholm Sports Academy’s educational delivery is at Chisholm’s modern Berwick campus with the on-court training sessions conducted at Casey Stadium.

The stadium has benefited from an $18 million upgrade with five new courts including a top class show court. 

Robynn Pym - Netball coachRobynn Pym – Head Netball Coach

Chisholm is very fortunate to have Robynn Pym on-board as our Head Netball Coach.  Robynn is the Head Coach for the Casey Demons VNL team and leads the practical component of our program.

Robynn has successfully coached high performance netball for 25 years, being involved in State League coaching and the state underage program. With her emphasis on athlete management and removing obstacles to assist athletes to be their best as individuals and play in a team sport, Robynn is a huge asset to our netball program.

You’re passionate about netball. You have the talent to perform at a higher level. You have the drive to succeed. Now it’s time to take your passion further, with the Chisholm Sports Academy Netball Program.

Take the next step

Places in this program are exclusive and require a try out to assess your suitability in the program.  

To find out more or to apply, please register your interest by completing the form below or contact our team via sportsacademy@chisholm.edu.au