One of netball’s most respected figures, Cathy Fellows, has been elevated to an assistant coaching position at Magpies Netball ahead of 2018. Fellows, who worked with the Magpies as a specialist coach this year, brings a wealth of experience to the club’s coaching ranks. After leading the Victorian Flames in 2013-14, Fellows was appointed the Head Coach of the Netball Victoria Talent Squad in 2015, where she worked closely with high-performance athletes in a developmental role. Fellows also coached the Victorian Fury in 2016, and was one of three national selectors who chose the 17/U and 19/U Australian youth squads earlier this year. Her esteemed career has also seen her work with the Melbourne Vixens, where she was a part of the coaching staff. Fellows joined the Magpies as a goaling and defensive coach in 2017, and was a mentor within the Tasmanian Magpies program in the Australian Netball League.