16 Jul, 2018

Our Experience

Energy Netball was founded by Melissa O’Brien. Melissa has had extensive experience in both coaching Netball and Sport Administration and has worked for both the Hillary Commission in New Zealand and the Australian Sports Commission in Australia.

Melissa has developed Netball Coaching resources over the past 15 years developing manuals and DVD’s along with coaching many teams and conducting many clinics for players and coaches.


  • Level 2 Advanced – Netball Australia accreditation
  • Associate Diploma – Sports Management and Coaching
  • Diploma – Financial Planning

Playing Experience:

  • North Harbour U/21’s
  • Queensland U/21’s
  • Australian Institute of Sport Scholarship Holder
  • Queensland Opens
  • North Harbour – Shore Rovers (National League)
  • North Harbour Opens

Coaching Experience:

  • Queensland U/21’s
  • National Squads
  • North Harbour – Shore Rovers (National League)
  • North Harbour Opens
  • State League Age Group and Opens (Queensland)