Two southern netballers have earned selection in the inaugural Pathway to Podium programme.

Iconic southern netballer Wendy Frew has added another milestone to her already vast list of netball achievements – bestowed captaincy of the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel.

With a focus on providing opportunities for students to learn in an elite international sporting environment, the Southern Institute of Technology has joined forces with the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel.

Katarina Cooper has set herself some lofty netball goals and believes the Southern Steel is just the place to achieve them.

A promising defender and two shooters with a World Youth title to their credit will join forces at the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel next season.

Janine Southby will remain at the helm of both the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel and the FAST5 Ferns.

Steel shooter Te Paea Selby-Rickit knows 2015 is her time to shine.

Silver Fern midcourter Shannon Francois has re-signed with the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel for the 2015 ANZ Championship.