28 Jan USC Thunder
USC Thunder are a licensed Hart Sapphire Series team that compete in both Ruby and Sapphire competition. We are based at the University of the Sunshine Coast High Performance Sports Precinct. With Thunnder playing home games and training here whilst being support by our 11 member associations – Caloundra, Coolum, Caboolture, Nambour, Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Gympie, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Bundaberg and Gayndah. As we provide a valuable step in the pathway for our grassroot member associations to the Sunshine Coast Lightning.
Our Sapphire Head Coach is Jessica Whitfort who come from a Jess is an Elite Accredited Coach who has vast experience across various pathway programs including the Netball Victoria and Netball Queensland State teams. She has also spent 2 years working with Victoria Fury in the ANL competition and as head coach in the Victorian Netball League for over 5 years. More recently Jess was named assistant coach of Sunshine Coast Lightning’s 2020 ANL side the Capital Darters.
USC Thunder are actively social on our Instagram, Facebook and occasionally on the Tik Toks. You can also sign up to our monthly newsletters on our website at thundernetball.org.au