Partners

Platinum, Corporate and Player Partnerships are still available for Season 2022 and beyond.

Naming Rights Partner

IMB Bank

Established in 1880, IMB Bank is one of the country's most enduring financial institutions. With a reputation for personal customer service, technological innovation and competitive financial solutions, IMB was named one of Forbes Magazine’s World’s Best Banks in 2020, RFi Group Mutual Bank of the Year in 2018, and a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in 2021. IMB Bank has donated over $10 million through its Community Foundation, helping the communities it calls home to thrive.

IMB Bank CEO, Robert Ryan, says that sport plays a key aspirational role in the community.

"As a bank that’s focused on supporting and building strong, sustainable communities for over 140 years, we’re proud to support the IMB Bank South Coast Blaze in 2021. For young people in our communities, the IMB Bank South Coast Blaze provides a strong example of the benefits of sport and helps bring our communities together in a healthy way.”
 

Franchise Partner

Cleary Bros

Cleary Bros is a family owned business that has had a significant presence in the Illawarra and South Coast regions for over 100 years. We are proud to maintain our family values-based culture, and have always had a strong commitment to giving back to our local community. As a progressive business in a traditionally male-dominated industry, diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of our workplace so we are also passionate about helping the growth and recognition of women's sport, particularly in regional areas. We believe in supporting grassroots sport and providing opportunities for great athletes to succeed through elite pathways, in this case for our talented women and girls, so for us, partnering with South Coast Blaze was the perfect fit.

Association Partners

Illawarra District Netball Association

South Coast Blaze Member and Founding Member

Since its formation in 1942, Illawarra Netball has established a tradition of outstanding service, not only to women and girls, but also to the region and the State. Illawarra has contributed players to NSW teams, thus affording opportunities for talented netballers to fulfil their potential. The continued growth and development of the Illawarra District Netball Association (IDNA) is a fitting tribute to those who have strived continually to ensure that netball became a force in the community.

IDNA was a founding member of South Coast Blaze in 2020.

Campbelltown District Netball Association

South Coast Blaze Member

Campbelltown District Netball Association (CDNA) has provided netball opportunities for players of all ages since 1973. It caters for players at all levels, from those who play for fun, to those who take the game more seriously. It offers extra coaching for 11 year olds in its talent squad and juniors may trial for its 12-15 year old representative teams. Seniors are welcome to play in its Metro League and State Title teams.

CDNA is delighted to be able to add Premier League to its portfolio and thanks South Coast Blaze for the opportunity for its members to take advantage of the various programs available to them.

CDNA joined as a member association of South Coast Blaze in 2021.

St George District Netball Association

South Coast Blaze Associate

St George District Netball Association has been providing both competitive and social netball competitions to Bayside and Georges River council areas for over 70 Years. Their association is an affiliated member of Netball NSW, allowing them to provide home based competition and representative opportunities. The Offering inclusive programs and development for players, umpires and coaches of all levels, skillsets and ages with the assistance of our 11 participating clubs.

Southern Highlands Netball Association

Friend of South Coast Blaze

Southern Highlands Netball Association provides competitive and social netball opportunities for all participants who want to play, umpire or coach, and welcome all ages and levels of experience and ability. The Association values friendship, community spirit, teamwork and respect to all members – from our volunteers to our umpires and parents.

Eurobodalla Netball Association

Friend of South Coast Blaze

Eurobodalla Netball Association provides competitive and social netball opportunities for all participants who want to play, umpire or coach netball, and welcome all ages, abilities and experience levels. The association values friendship, community spirit, teamwork and respect to all members – from our volunteers to our umpires and parents. website

Corporate Partners

U Physiotherapy

U Physio is a large multidisciplinary clinic that is all about achieving the optimal outcome for "you". Across 2 locations, Central Wollongong and Unanderra, U Physio offer a range of services including Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Podiatry, Myotherapy, Strength and Conditioning, Remedial Massage, Pilates, and Group Exercise. U Physio team up with The Coaches Assistant to provide Physiotherapy and Strength and Conditioning services to Blaze in 2022.

The Coach’s Assistant

The Coach’s Assistant (TCA) provides specialist coaching and consulting services to help athletes and coaches achieve their goals both on and off the court or field. Their services include Athlete Performance Testing, Monitoring and Evaluation, Strength & Conditioning, Speed and Agility, Customised Group and Individual Skills Training and Life Skills, as well as Athlete Wellbeing and Mentoring. TCA team up with U Physio to provide Physiotherapy and Strength and Conditioning services to Blaze in 2022.

Peoplecare Health Cover

Peoplecare is a national, not-for-profit health insurer based out of Wollongong, that exists to benefit its members. Peoplecare have come on board to provide health cover options for players and staff.

Net Fusion Technology

Net Fusion Technology is a Sydney IT and digital marketing agency specialising in IT professional services, web development and design. Our website has been designed and built by Net Fusion Technology.

KPMG Wollongong

KPMG in Wollongong is the only ‘Big Four’ audit and advisory firms with a permanent presence in NSW that is south of the Sydney CBD and has been operating in the Illawarra for more than half a century.

Heard McEwan Legal

Heard McEwan is a Wollongong Law Firm that provides a wide range of legal services to commercial and individual clients. Heard McEwan will be providing its services to Blaze during the 2020 and 2021 Seasons.

Player Partners

Irecon

Irecon is a general insurance advising firm offering services to a wide range of corporate, commercial and retail clients.  Whilst the company caters to a diverse group of clientele, its specialist area of operation is within the construction and related industry market segment. The principals of Irecon have a combined industry experience in excess of fifty (50) years in the Australian insurance market.
 
Irecon sponsors our Opens players Abbey McFadden and Kristina Brice.

Mincove Homes

Mincove Homes, the home builders Wollongong, are a local award winning family-owned business has been building beautiful, high quality homes for the people in the Wollongong, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands and Goulburn regions for over 20 years.

Moraschi Roofing

Moraschi Roofing has been operating in the Canberra/Queanbeyan area for well over a decade. During that time Moraschi has built a reputation for being on top of the some of the best buildings in the region.

Heard McEwan Legal

Heard McEwan is a Wollongong Law Firm that provides a wide range of legal services to commercial and individual clients.
 
Heard McEwan sponsor our Opens player and Blaze Club Captain, Taylah Davies.

Become a Partner

We still have Platinum, Corporate and Player Partnerships available for 2020 season and beyond.

If you are interested in supporting IMB South Coast Blaze as a partner, please contact us and we can provide you with our sponsorship packages or work with you to create a bespoke package.

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