Alison is a Gosford Netball Association (GNA) Junior Representative. Alison has been inducted into the NSW Hall of Champions and the Central Coast Sports Federation Hall of Fame, recognising her amazing contribution to the sport of netball.
A fierce defender and the third highest capped New South Wales representative, Alison Broadbent built a strong career as a cornerstone of the Waratah defence.
Alison also made her elite netball debut in the MOBIL League, in which she contested from 1994-1996, before becoming a foundation member of the Sydney Swifts in 1997 with the introduction of the Commonwealth Bank Trophy.
Alison made 152 appearances for the Swifts during a ten-year period and finished her career with four Commonwealth Bank Trophy Championship titles in 2001, 2004, 2007 and as an integral member of the historic 2006 Swifts team which finished the season undefeated and were awarded the 2006 Australian Team of the Year.
Alison’s career also included stints in the Green & Gold, having made 35 appearances for the Australian Netball Team from 2001 to 2006. This includes winning a 2002 Commonwealth Games Gold Medal in Manchester, 2006 Commonwealth Games Silver Medal in Melbourne, and Silver at the 2003 Netball World Cup in Jamaica.
Recently appointed 2019/2018 Australian Diamond Speciality Coach Megan Anderson is a former Australian Diamond netballer and the sole Australian Netball Representative from Woy Woy (WWNA), on the Central Coast.
Megan was a member of the Australian Diamonds Netball Squad from 2000 through to 2006, including the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. In July 2006 she was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for netballing achievements. In 2010 Megan was selected as a member of the Invitational World Netball Team that took on the New Zealand Silver Ferns in 3 test matches. The World Team defeated the Silver Ferns 2-1 in that series and is the first and only player to feature in both the National Bank Cup and Commonwealth Bank Trophy Grand Finals at the same time.
Megan is currently Assistant Coach with the NSW Swifts, a role she has held since 2013. Megan has her Elite level Coaching Certificate and has experience coaching all levels of netball.
Megan is actively coaching; mentoring junior coaches; running clinics for new coaches and selecting coaches for representative teams.