Amy Gledhill is relishing the challenge of her first senior coaching role at Holbrook.
Having relocated from Melbourne earlier this year, the 25-year-old has been appointed to lead the Brookers' A-grade side in 2022.
Gledhill, who grew up in Echuca, has played in the Victorian Netball League and she's focused on balancing that competitive nature with maintaining a good social atmosphere around the club next season.
"Coming into a new club, it'll be good to meet new people but also to put in a few different perspectives that I enjoy about netball as well," Gledhill said.
"When you're on the netball court, you're there to play netball and after netball's finished, we can be that social bunch, still allowing the game to be fun but once we're on the court, you've got that seriousness come in, to go 'I know what my job is and this is what I've got to do.'"
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New players of all standards are welcome at training from 6:15pm on Wednesday, with Holbrook's pre-season set to re-commence on January 17.
Some coaching positions are still open for next season.
"I had a chat with a few people at Holbrook and it's a very warm, welcoming club that's willing to support me," Gledhill said.
"They asked if I'd be willing to give playing and coaching a turn, because I've only coached juniors before, so I'll give it a crack.
"It'll be good coaching while playing on the court with them; as much as it can produce those extra stress levels, I think it'll be fine.
"It's really exciting to have this opportunity and it allows me to keep playing at the same time."
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