Partners

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. Cleary Bros is our Franchise Partner for the 2020 and 2021 Seasons.

Association Partners

Illawarra District Netball Association

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.

Kiama Netball Association

Founding Member

Kiama Netball Association (KNA) was established in 1986 by Association founding president Val Brunker, who was head of the Kiama Netball Association for 28 years, and started with just 94 players and ten senior teams. The association now has over 850 players across six clubs, ranging in age groups from five years’ to seniors, and has Rep teams across 12’s, 13’s, 14′, 15’s, & 17’s.

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

Shoalhaven Netball Association

Founding Member

Shoalhaven Netball Association (SNA) is a passionate netball community with over 800 players across seven clubs stretching from Bombaderry to Jervis Bay. Based in Nowra, the club also has 12’s, 13’s, 14′, 15’s, 17’s and Opens Rep teams who compete in the Junior and Senior NSW State Titles.

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

Campbelltown District Netball Association

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.

Corporate Partners

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 for the 2020 Season.

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. KPMG Wollongong will be supporting Blaze during the 2020 and 2021 Seasons.

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.

BaiMed

BaiMed is the Illawarra’s premier Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic and Performance Centre, providing exceptional patient-focused care in a friendly, professional environment. BaiMed will be providing strength and conditioning, as well as physiotherapy to our Blaze Opens and U23s teams in the 2020-2021 season.

Player Partners

Titan Sports Management

Titan Sports Management, based in Wollongong NSW, provide a full sports management service with years of experience, honesty, integrity and reliability. Our principal objective is to assist clients in reaching their maximum potential both professionally and financially both on and off the field or court and far beyond their playing career. Titan Sports Management sponsors our U23s player, Mia Evans.

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 Kristina Brice and Tegan Holland and our U23s players Bronnee Loy and Ky-Mani Schwenke.

Prestige Mortgages Camden Central

Prestige Mortgages Camden Central provide a range of finance solutions including first home loans, refinancing existing loans, bridging finance, construction loans, investment loans, mortgage minimisation, commercial finance and also vehicle and commercial leasing. Prestige Mortgages Camden Central have access to a large range of lenders and we will ensure our clients receive the best finance solution available in the market combined with exceptional customer service and support. Prestige Mortgages Camden Central sponsors our U23s player, Mackenzie Farrow.

Taper Logistics

Taper Logistics specialises in International Air and Ocean Import, Export, Customs Clearance, Transport Logistics as well as Warehousing and Distribution.  Taper Logistics sponsors our Opens Player, 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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