GREEN Kimberlee < Back  
Sport Netball
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 05 Mar 1986 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.76 m
Weight 71 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Husband Trent Copeland
Residence Australia
Occupation Athlete, Business Owner, Shop Assistant
Higher education Fitness and Exercise Management - Australian College of Physical Education: Australia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing netball at age eight.
Why this sport? She was introduced to netball through her older sister. She then formed a friendship with Diamonds teammate Vanessa Ware, as the pair played together for the Cronulla Seagulls.
Club / Team New South Wales Swifts: Sydney, NSW, AUS
Name of coach Rob Wright [club], Lisa Alexander [national]
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Centre
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for Australia
Opponent New Zealand
General Interest
Nicknames Lee, Kimmy, KG (nswswifts.com.au, 09 Aug 2010; netball.asn.au, 14 Oct 2010)
Hobbies Relaxing at home, sitting in front of the TV, cooking, being out on the water. (youtube.com, 13 Feb 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the 2008 Trans-Tasman Netball League. (youtube.com, 13 Feb 2011)
Hero / Idol Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (nswswifts.com.au, 09 Aug 2010)
Injuries Her run of 101 consecutive games for the NSW Swifts was broken when a foot injury ruled her out of the match against Central Pulse in May 2012. She was troubled by the foot injury throughout the 2012 season. (smh.com.au, 04 May 2012)

A minor hamstring strain forced her to miss a match against the Melbourne Vixens in June 2013. She returned the following week. (netballscoop.com, 07 Jun 2013)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She always tapes her left ankle before her right before a game. (youtube.com, 13 Feb 2011; youtube.com, 02 Nov 2011)
Awards and honours She was named the NSW Swifts' Most Valued Player for the 2013 season. (anz-championship.com, 19 Jul 2013)

She was awarded the Member’s Player of the Year in 2011, 2012 and 2013 for the NSW Swifts. (youtube.com, 21 Jul 2013)

She was awarded the 2010 NSW Swifts Players’ Player Award. (netballnsw.com, 22 Apr 2013)
Famous relatives Kim's mother was an Olympic swimming finalist and won four gold medals at the Commonwealth Games. Her father played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the Australian Rugby League. (nswswifts.com.au, 09 Aug 2010)
Other information NETBALL CLINICS
She is the head coach and owner of the Kim Green Netball Clinic, which is a programme that runs during school holidays to improve the skills of aspiring netball players around Australia. (kimgreen.com.au, 28 Jun 2013)