ANNE SARGEANT, O.A.M

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Anne Sargeant represented Australian Netball for over a decade, 1978 - 1988, captaining the Australian Netball Team for six years. Perhaps one of the greatest ambassadors for sport this country has known, Anne has continued to channel her many talents into sport and the media.

Anne’s representations have included the Australian Sports Commission, the NSW Australia Day Council, Children’s Week, Board Member – McDonald’s, School Sport 2000 Committee and Patron of the 1994 Year of the Coach.

Her talents as a public speaker are highly regarded and resulted in Anne being awarded the Communicator of the Year Award by the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

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In addition, Anne’s talents include respected columnist, after-dinner and motivational speaker.

In 2004, Anne was named Sydney’s Greatest Ever Netballer.

On November 29, 2008, Anne was the first inductee admitted into the Australian Netball Hall of Fame, an enormous honour recognising her outstanding contribution to the sport of Netball.

November, 2014 Anne was inducted into the NSW Hall of Legends. The first ever netballer to be inducted.

October, 2015 Anne was elevated in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame to #Legend. The first ever netballer to be inducted.

November, 2015 Anne was elevated in the Netball NSW Hall of Fame to #Legend #1.

Summary of Achievements
Honours Graduate Bachelor of Education Physical Education, University of Sydney
Club Manly - Warringah - Life Member and patron
Australian Team 1978 - 1988 (11 Years)
3 World Championships : 1979 - Trinidad & Tobago 1983 - Singapore 1987 - Glasgow
World Champions 1979 & 1983
Australian Captain 1983 - 1988 inclusive (6 years)
NSW Captain 1982 - 1988
During Anne’s last year of competition CaptainCoach Manly Warringah
- NSW Champions - NSW State League Champions
Captain NSW
- National Champions - Won Trans - Tasman
Captain Australia
- won international series
Induction Australian Hall of Fame
Received Order of Australia Medal
1978- 79 Manly Daily Sports Star of the Year
1980- 81 Dunlop Footwear Netball Player of the Year
1984, 85, 87, 89 Australian Sports Awards
1985 NSW Sportswoman of the Year
1987 NSW Team of the Year - Sports Award
1987 Inducted into Australian Hall of Fame
1988 Awarded Order of Australia Medal
1988 Inducted into NSW Hall of Fame
1988 1988 Plaque Bicentennial commemoration at Manly Beach
1989 Since 1990 Australia Day Ambassador
1990, 91 Sports Minister's Sportswomen of Excellence Committee
1992 Rotary Award for Vocational Excellence
1992 1992 NSW Australia Day Council
1998 Service Awards – Netball Australia
2000 Olympic Torch Bearer
2004 Named Sydney’s Greatest Ever Netballer
PUBLICATIONS
  • Grace & Glory, Anne Sargeant's Netball
  • Netball Skills
  • Grace & Glory, The Anne Sargeant Netball Video
Personal Achievements
October, 2015 Anne was elevated in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame to #Legend.
November, 2015 Anne was elevated in the Netball NSW Hall of Fame to #Legend #1.
2014 Nov, 2014: Inducted into the NSW Hall of Legends. First ever netballer to be inducted.
2010 2010 Awarded Netball NSW Life Membership
2010 2010 National Selector
2000 Olympic Torch Bearer
1998 Jet Cat (Sydney Ferries) named after Anne Sargeant
1992 - 96 Board Member - McDonald's
Since 1990 Australia Day Ambassador
1994 School Sport 2000 Committee
1992-1995 Avon Spirit of Achievement Panel Judge
1992 - 95 Australian Sports Commission
1992 - 94 NSW Australia Day Council
1992 – 95 President, Children's Week Committee
1992 – 93 Sport Advisory Board, Northwest Airlines
1993 Tourism / Sport Ambassador, The Australian Tourist Commission
1992 Australian Communicator of the Year, PRIA
1992 Rotary Award for Vocational Excellence
1990 / 91 Sports Minister's Sportswomen of Excellence Committee
1990s Board member Australian Hall of Fame
1988 Inducted into NSW Hall of Fame
1988 Awarded Order of Australia Medal
1987 Inducted into Australian Hall of Fame
1987 NSW Team of the Year - Sports Award
1985 NSW Sportswoman of the Year
1984 /85 /87 /89 Australian Sports Awards
1980 / 81 Dunlop Footwear Netball Player of the Year
1978 / 79 Manly Daily Sports Star of the Year
Television
Hosting
1995 & 6 Host of Optus Netball Programme
Host ABC Sports Awards
1995 & 6 Host Prime Ministerial Women and Sports Awards
1996 Olympics for C7 Sport
1992 - 1993 Host "Look Who's Talking" - Channel 9
Appearances
  • Midday
  • Today
  • Good Morning Australia
  • 'Til Ten
  • In Sydney Today
  • Wide World of Sport
  • Bourke's Backyard
  • Living Legends Programme
  • Various Sporting and Lifestyle Programmes
Commentary
2014 ANZ Championship Broadcast , Caller
2012, 2013, 2014 Fast 5 Netball , Sky Sports/ Fox Sports
2011 Singapore World Chanpionships , Expert Caller , host Broadcast, ESPN
2010 Delhi Comm Games , Foxtel, Expert
2008 Fox Sports, Host ANZ Championship
2007 World Championships TVNZ Auckland
2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games Host Broadcast
2003 ABC World Netball Championships
2002 Network 7 - Commonwealth Games commentary
2000 Also Guest Appearances on New Zealand Television
1995-1998 Optus Vision - Sports Australia Host / Presenter
1998 Channel Nine – Commonwealth Games Commentator
1999 1999 Channel 10 – World Netball Championships Commentator
1995 World Championship - Birmingham UK
1991 World Championship - Sydney Australia
1988-2006 Commentary ABC
RADIO Guest Host 2BL Reporting 2GB, 2UE, 2MMM, 2KY
Coaching - Advanced Accreditation
NCASA Advanced Coaching Accreditation
2015 Shooting Specialist Coach to eh Manly Sapphires
National Selector Australian Diamonds since 2009
Director, ASNC
Head Coach , JETS
Patron, MWNA
Mentor
2002 - 2004 MW Junior Rep Team Coach
Since 1988 Anne has been conducting the Anne Sargeant Netball Clinics
Since 1995
  • Coached Junior A Grade Teams
  • Lectured at several Coaching Courses
1994 All Stars Fundraiser - Adelaide
1992 Proxy Australian U21 Coach
1992 - 95 NSW U21 Coach
1991 All Stars Coach
1991 Proxy Australian U21 Coach
1990 - 91 All Australia Satellite Specialist Coach
1989 / 90 Pulsar Panthers - National League (National League Champions in 1989)
1984 - 88 Captain / Coach Manly Warringah 1st Grade (NSW Champions for that duration)
1980 - 87 Met North Convenor Schoolgirls
1980 - 87 Met North Schoolgirls Coach