About Us – Who We Are
The Sparks is a partnership between the University of Technology Sydney, Illawarra District Netball Association and Randwick Netball Association with a vision of providing elite netballers with the best sporting and educational opportunities available. The Sparks are a young, passionate, forward thinking and professional association that is not only focused on being successful on court but also to develop well rounded and successful people. We are confident that if you chose to be a part of the Sparks franchise we can help you reach your sporting goals as well as help you develop as a person and a professional.
Why Choose The Sparks?
– The Sparks netball program is based out of the UTS Ross Milbourne Sports Hall which is a $12.5 million facility located in the city and provides all players and coaches with the highest quality netball court, private gym facilities, a tutorial room for coaching and player development sessions and a private multi-purpose studio
–The best quality coaches in Australia led by Head Coaches Sharyn Hill and Reegan Tweddle
– Extensive benefits and services provided by the club to all squad members in the form of a strength and conditioning coach, team physiotherapist and nutrition seminars
– University course and enrolment information as well as career and education advice available to all squad members via expert UTS staff
– Access to the UTS Elite Athlete Scholarship Program which is available to all squad members that are UTS students. Depending on sport specific criteria scholarships of up to $5000 in value per year are awarded to athletes within this program.
If you would like to discuss anything about the UTS Sparks, the NSW Netball Premier League Competition, netball in general or University opportunities please do not hesitate and feel free to contact us.