Ellie - The Youth Academy

We know that our potential truly is nearly limitless when we choose to believe it - and this young lady epitomises that belief...

She's the embodiment of hard-work + dedication and is always the first to show up early to training to get some extra work in, so that she can better develop herself

Ladies & Gents, Boys & Girls - it's our pleasure to introduce you to Ellie 🙌 🎉


Name: Ellie
Age: 15
Sport: Netball
Positions: GA, GS
Nickname: The Twister

How Long Have You Been Playing Netball?
I've been playing since the U/7's

What Do You Love About It?
I love playing the sport itself and being part of a team... I love all the friendships I have been able to make as well

What's Been Your Biggest Accomplishment So Far?
My biggest accomplishment is being accepted into the Hunter Academy Netball Team

What Drew You To The Academy?
I started at The Academy with my Rep Netball Team as part of our weekly training sessions (and was so scared at the beginning :p) - but I thoroughly enjoyed the challenges it gave me, so I continued coming to help me grow and become a stronger person

What Do You Love About The Academy?
I love how supportive the Academy team is and I love the individualised training and being able to improve myself both physically and mentally

How Has The Academy Helped You Improve So Far?
The Academy has helped me improve my belief that anything is possible and that my opportunities are limitless. I have also improved my strength and am continuously improving

What's The Biggest Mindset Shift You've Had Since Joining The Academy?
I now believe that anything is possible for me and that I can achieve the goals and dreams I set for myself in life if I keep working hard at them and stay consistent

If You Could Be Any Superhero, Who Would You Be?
I'd love to be able to fly! So, Superman