Josie - The Youth Academy

This young lady is always the hardest worker in the room... She's always hustling about and showing the boys how it's done... She's got an infectious smile that always lights up HQ & brings a ton of fun to everyone's day

AND she's training to trek the Kokoda Trail later this year 🙌 🙌


Name: Josie
Age: 17
Sport: Netball + Training for Kokoda
Position(s): GA, GS
Nickname: The Sunshine

How Long Have You Been Playing Netball?
I've been going between netball & basketball since I was 7, but I've solidly been playing netty for 10yrs

What Do You Love About Your Sport?
I love the competition, but also the friendships formed through team sport and the fitness it gives me

What's Been Your Biggest Accomplishment So Far?
Being selected to participate in the Kokoda Trail Leadership Challenge. And on a smaller level I currently hold NOVA Netball clubs goal-shooting record

What Drew You To The Academy?
The individualised programming and training that's offered

What Do You Love About The Academy?
I love the positive environment and the sense of accomplishment I feel walking out of every training session

How Has The Academy Helped You So Far?
Nick has put together a great training program to help me achieve my Kokoda goal. After a short time I already feel a whole lot stronger and far more capable

What's The Biggest Mindset Shift You've Had Since Joining The Academy?
Before joining I felt too intimidated to even set foot in this sort of environment. The positivity that radiates throughout The Academy has alerted me to the heights I can reach

If You Could Be Any Superhero, Who Would You Be?
My Mother. She's a superhero to me <3