COX Catherine < Back  
Sport Netball
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 24 May 1976 in Whangarei, NZL
Height1.86 m
Weight 78 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Occupation Athlete, Director
Languages English
Higher education Sports Management
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing netball at age 11 for Beecroft Netball Club in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Why this sport? "My older sister was playing, and I would go and watch her play, so I decided to try it too."
Club / Team Melbourne Vixens: Australia
Name of coach Lisa Alexander [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Goal shooter
International Debut
Year 1995
Competing for Australia
General Interest
Nicknames Coxy (Netball NSW, 19 Jan 2006)
Hobbies Spending time with family and friends, watching other sports, going to the beach. (Athlete, 21 Feb 2006)
Hero / Idol Australian netballer Keeley Devery. (Netball Australia, 14 Feb 2002)
Injuries In 2010 she suffered a stress fracture in her foot. (, 14 Oct 2010)

She underwent a knee operation in the 1999/2000 off-season. (Netball Australia, 19 Jan 2006)
Sporting philosophy / motto "You get back what you put in." (Fresh for Kids Australia, 19 Jan 2006)
Awards and honours She was named the Australian Trans-Tasman Netball League Player of the Year at the 2008 Australian Netball Awards. (, 12 Aug 2013)

She was named the Netball Australia Goal Shooter of the Year for 2003, 2004 and 2005. (Australian Commonwealth Games Team Handbook, 2010)

She was awarded the Australian Netball Players Association's 2005 Player of the Year. Also in 2005 she was named the Player of the series in the international competition between New Zealand, South Africa, England and Australia. (Athlete, 21 Feb 2006)

She won the 2001 Netball Australia Players' Player Award. In 2001 she was named the Perth Orioles Player of the Year and in 2004 she was named the Sydney Swifts Player of the Year. (Athlete, 21 Feb 2006)
Ambitions To compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (, 9 Jan 2012)
Other information BREAK
In August 2013 she withdrew from the 2013 Australian netball test season due to fatigue. "I need some extra time to recharge so I made the difficult decision to withdraw from selection camp to ensure that I'm at my best for next year's Commonwealth Games and 2015 World Netball Championships." (, 2 Aug 2013)

In 2010 she founded, a netball drills and tips website. (, 14 Oct 2010)