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Lisa Alexander

Lisa Alexander
Name: Lisa Alexander
Sport: Netball
Role: Head Coach of the Australian Netball Team
Nationality: Australia

Lisa Alexander?is an Australian?netball?coach. In 2011, she was named as head coach of the?Australia national netball team, succeeding?Norma Plummer.

Alexander is a former Victorian state representative player and a member of the Australian senior wider squad. She was head coach of the?Melbourne Phoenix?in the?Commonwealth Bank Trophy, taking the team to two title wins in 2002 and 2003. She was appointed head coach of the Australian U21 netball team from 2006?07. With the start of the?ANZ Championship?in 2008, Alexander was appointed assistant coach of the?Adelaide Thunderbirds, under head coach Jane Woodlands-Thompson. The Thunderbirds won the ANZ Championship title in 2009. That year she was also an assistant coach for the World VII team.

?On 11 August 2011, Lisa Alexander was named as the head coach of the?Australia national netball team. She took over the position from?Norma Plummer, who stepped down after the?2011 World Netball Championships?to coach the?West Coast Fever?in the?ANZ Championship?from 2012.

On 30 July 2000, she was awarded the?Australian Sports Medal?for services to netball as a player and in the area of coaching and player development.