Tania Obst will depart her position as assistant trainer for the Canberra Giants. (Equipped: Adelaide Thunderbirds)
Someday after dropping its 23rd recreation in a row, the Adelaide Thunderbirds have introduced the appointment of Tania Obst as head trainer for the following 3 seasons.
Obst used to be born in SA and is a well known identify some of the netball network, having coached the Australian Underneath 21 aspect closing 12 months on the International Formative years Cup.
She used to be additionally senior and futures trainer for England in its 2017-18 season and is these days the Canberra Giants help trainer.
Obst stated she used to be having a look ahead to coming house on the finish of the season to train Adelaide and may just now not wait to “discover and reinforce the phenomenal native ability that exists in South Australia”.
She stated she sought after to put money into native gamers, “nurture and information them”.
“This may occasionally give our gamers and groups get admission to to sturdy pathways.”
The Magpies and Thunderbirds wore Indigenous-themed uniforms for his or her spherical 10 fit. (ABC Radio Adelaide: Cate Rounsefell)
Obst will exchange Dan Ryan after the Thunderbirds introduced closing month his two-year contract would now not be prolonged.
The appointment of Obst is anticipated to be a drawcard for senior gamers and he or she used to be “neatly mindful” of the laborious paintings forward of her.
“However my wisdom, dedication and effort will be sure we do what we wish to do to make this membership nice once more,” she stated.
The Giants are these days 2nd at the ladder whilst the Thunderbirds are closing, with the Adelaide group winless since spherical one of the crucial 2017 season.
Thunderbirds endure fourth-quarter fade-out
Adelaide the day gone by misplaced to Collingwood 58-48, in spite of main the Victorian group at each and every exchange.
In entrance of a crowd of greater than five,300 other folks on the Leisure Centre, the Thunderbirds pale to attain most effective 8 issues within the closing quarter whilst the Magpies stormed house with 19.
The groups wore outfits of Indigenous design on what used to be the primary day of NAIDOC Week.
The Indigenous portray celebrates NAIDOC Week’s ‘On account of her we will’ theme. (ABC Radio Adelaide: Malcolm Sutton)
The fixture additionally incorporated a curtain raiser between the SA Aboriginal Sports activities Coaching Academy Netball group and Pedare Christian Faculty.
A Thunderbirds spokesperson stated the academy used to be supporting 20 Indigenous 12 months 10 to 12 women from this system, elevating the bar of expectation they put on themselves “in spaces similar to tutorial success and participation whilst proceeding their netball construction”.
The fit day additionally incorporated the introduction of an Indigenous spray portray, a Yellaka dance corporate efficiency and a welcome-to-country rite.