About Us

We started out back in October 2016 with a mission to share all that we know!

Our belief is that ALL PLAYERS deserve good quality coaching not just the ones lucky enough to make a Rep team!

We keep our workshops engaging with loads of development that keeps the payers wanting to return time after time!

To make sure all our workshops are a fun and safe learning environment, all of our coaches a highly skilled and trained with netball and working with children of all ages and they all have a passion for netball and building confidence in each and every player.

About Katrina Dahl

Kat Dahl

Owner – Head Coach

To say I have had a love affair with netball the moment I touched a ball is probably an understatement. I can still remember the games I played as a junior on grass court’s, the manager running in at every quarter to give us oranges and my mum ( who was the coach ) encouraging us to be the best we could be but to also make sure we had fun doing it!

Playing netball as a young kid was such a wonderful memory of mine, and that love of the game brought me to where I am today, which is out and about everyday with the netball kids of the future.

I love coaching netball, that’s pretty obvious, but I believe in so much more than being able to coach a player to catch a ball, or shoot a goal. I believe in building confidence and passion in our young players, instilling a personal belief that they can do anything no matter what their skill or age level.

Everything we do at NetSpirit is all around embracing GIRL POWER, encouragement, motivation, passion for the game and pure supportiveness.


Katrina’s Netball Background
  • Played club netball from 7yr to now
  • Played representative netball 12 – 15yr
  • Players Premier league 16 – 17yr
  • Played State league NSW 18 – 22
  • Coached club netball 12yr +
  • Coached Representative netball 10+ years
  • Coached Premier league 5yr+
  • Assistant coach State league 3+ years
  • Qld Netball Accreditation
  • Studied Junior Sports Development
  • Studied Coaching and Mentorship
  • Diploma of Sports development

Our Coaches

Darlene Karena Head Coach


Netball has been in my life since I was a baby, following my mum and aunties around the netball courts since I was in a pram. I began playing at the age of 5 years old, playing for school, club teams in New Zealand.

I played in various representative Teams in New Zealand and attended Netball NZ player camps in my younger years and represented New Zealand Maoris at the age of 14 years old.

I continue to play netball but my passion now is coaching, I coached through out high school and then moved to Representative Coaching when one of my daughters first played at the age of 11 years old, which was 7 years ago.

I made the move across the ditch in 2014 and quickly put my hand up to coach at our Netball Association for club and Representative Netball.

My satisfaction of coaching comes when I can see the growth of a player as a person, as a netballer and as a team member. It is important to recognise a player as a person – understand what motivates them – how do they learn and to for them to tune into their responsibility as an individual for their effort, reliability and respect.

Nadine Mcleenon  Head coach

Other Coaches and facilatators

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