The squads will come together at Redlands in Queensland for a three-day training camp, followed by the International Friendship Series tournament, to be played from Monday 8 July to Friday 12 July.
During the training camp, the Squads will each be split into two teams – Australia Green and Australia Gold. The teams will compete against international and locally based teams.
The team officials that will lead the Australian teams are as follows:
|Sally Diener (NSW)||Head Coach||Boys Gold|
|Kathryn Stuart (NSW)||Assistant Coach||Boys Gold|
|Jayke Reynolds (Qld)||Assistant Coach||Boys Gold|
|Geoff Shaw (WA)||Manager||Boys Gold|
|Belinda Ainslie (Vic)||Head Coach||Boys Green|
|David Sheppard (NSW)||Assistant Coach||Boys Green|
|Troy Lach (NSW)||Assistant Coach||Boys Green|
|Nikki Love (Qld)||Manager||Boys Green|
|Morgan Young (SA)||Head Coach||Girls Green|
|Chris McCabe (WA)||Assistant Coach||Girls Green|
|Donna McGrath (NSW)||Assistant Coach||Girls Green|
|Bec Ireland (Qld)||Manager||Girls Green|
|Wayne Frost (NSW)||Head Coach||Girls Gold|
|Alexandra Mackay (SA)||Assistant Coach||Girls Gold|
|Ashley Castles (NSW)||Assistant Coach||Girls Gold|
|Andrea Mansfield (Vic)||Manager||Girls Gold|
For the appointed team officials, the Friendship Series offers the opportunity to further develop and gain a greater understanding of the national high performance program.
Education sessions will cover topics including scouting and national selection, nutrition, recovery, speed, video analysis and Rapsodo technology.