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Lana McCarthy

Charles Sturt University (AUS)
Australia

Dr Lana McCarthy has a background as a physical education teacher and a netball development officer. She is currently a Lecturer in personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE) at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, NSW, Australia. She has been involved in the coaching of many various netball teams at school, club, regional, and national level in both New Zealand and Australia. She is currently the head coach of the following teams: Orange Regional Netball League, Hawks Division One Club, Orange U12 Representative, Orange Open State Titles, and the assistant coach for the Regional State Cup team. She completed her PhD in 2019 investigating the team culture and leadership within the Silver Ferns, and her findings were published in a book called Will to Win, co-authored with Andy Martin and Geoff Watson.

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Sessions

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Team Culture And Leadership In Netball

    Listen to some personal reflections on the development of team culture and leadership within netball teams at school, club, and regional levels, both within New Zealand and NSW, Australia. This talk will be informed by analysis of interviews from past and present coaches, captains and players of the New Zealand Silver Ferns national netball team.

    Session Title: ‘There’s no one way to coach’: Practitioner perspectives on leadership and team culture

    Hybrid session
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    High Performance

    Listen to some personal reflections on the development of team culture and leadership within netball teams at school, club, and regional levels, both within New Zealand and NSW, Australia. This talk will be informed by analysis of interviews from past and present coaches, captains and players of the New Zealand Silver Ferns national netball team.

    Session Title: ‘There’s no one way to coach’: Practitioner perspectives on leadership and team culture

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Listen to some personal reflections on the development of team culture and leadership within netball teams at school, club, and regional levels, both within New Zealand and NSW, Australia. This talk will be informed by analysis of interviews from past and present coaches, captains and players of the New Zealand Silver Ferns national netball team.

    Session Title: ‘There’s no one way to coach’: Practitioner perspectives on leadership and team culture

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing

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