Training smart and working hard to make a difference in netball.

Elite Netball Academy, founded by Anna Carter, recognises the need for access to more quality training environments to develop technical, tactical, physical and psychological competencies within the sport.

Anna brings passion, experience and knowledge of the game at the highest domestic level from school, club, pathway, VNSL and England. few coaches could claim such a level of varied experience working in capacities of coach and selector.  

Our founder Anna Carter coaching Loughborough Lightning in the 2018 VNSL Grand Final.


To open up performance netball to more people and to improve the overall standard of delivery and experience for coaches and athletes. To nurture and support aspiring netballers by providing a holistic approach to training and development. Under Anna’s guidance, we want to create unique opportunities and progressive experiences through the sport that last and transcend into every aspect of an athlete’s life, on and off the court. The Academy’s approach encompasses the athlete, considering the four pillars of performance; technical, tactical, physical and psychological competencies in an environment where an athlete feels freedom.

Our team of committed expert coaches will be with you every step of the way sharing their passion and knowledge of the game across all four performance pillars.

Our History

The brainchild of world-renowned netball coach, Anna Carter, Elite Netball Academy took its first centre pass in June 2020. Making a brave move, Anna launched Elite Netball Academy in the midst of a global pandemic having previously guided Super League team Loughborough Lightning to a Grand Final in 2018. Anna’s vast coaching experience including time as an England Pathway Coach, Selector and Technical Support Coach for the national side presents young athletes with the chance to learn from the best and access quality coaching to push their game to the next level.

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