Travels from: Queensland
Leading by example ...
Categories: Motivational Speakers
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Laura Geitz is an outstanding leader whose talents enabled her to receive the highest honour in Australian netball, becoming the Captains of the Diamonds and Australian Commonwealth Games Netball Team.
Laura is the first Queenslander, since Vicki Wilson in 1999, to captain the country in the sport of netball. She is widely respected by her team as one of the most inspirational leaders and players in the ANZ Championship.
After making her international debut in 2008, Laura was quickly selected to play in her first Commonwealth Games in 2010.
In 2011, after skipper Lauren Nourse was ruled out due to injury, Laura was chosen as on-court captain and displayed extraordinary leadership qualities and led the Firebirds to an undefeated season and premiership success. Laura was awarded the Liz Ellis Diamond for her demonstrated leadership.
Excelling in the 2013 ANZ Championship, Geitz led the Firebirds to their second Grand Final in three years. She is renowned for her ability to read and react to any situation quickly and efficiently, making spectacular intercepts and defence movements.
In 2015 Laura led the Firebirds to another victory, becoming grand final champions.
Laura Geitz delivers an inspiring and motivational presentation, which she is able to adapt and tailor to suit any audience.