A Charlotte of Promise
Another famous sporting name is set to make her Premier League debut at Netball SA Stadium tonight.
Charlotte Veart daughter of former Australian Socceroo Carl Veart will play her first League game against reigning premiers Contax.
The exciting young midcourter is currently studying a bachelor of education primary/middle and says she is excited to be selected for League duties.
"I'm very excited but nervous at the same time," the 19 year old explained.
"I'm looking forward to the opportunity to play at such a great level of netball."
Charlotte has been playing netball at Tango since she was just seven years of age and continues to strive to the highest level she can.
"Hopefully I can continue playing at this level consistently and keep improving my game," she said.
"I would like to strive to play at the highest level that I can achieve."
Tango Premier League coach Scott Waddington said Charlotte has progressed through the ranks and is ready to take the next step.
"When I first arrived at Tango, Charlotte was playing in our fourth senior team however she trialled for us at Premier League," Waddington said.
"From those trials we invited her out as a train on last year and Charlotte impressed with her work ethic however her skills needed some polish.
"This year after three very good games at Reserves level she has earned the right to debut.
"Every challenge put in front of Charlotte she has found a way to master. We are looking forward to the continued improvement in 2016 and beyond."
Charlotte's father Carl played 23 games for the Socceroos between 1992 and 2000, kicking nine goals.
He also played over 100 games in England for Sheffield United, Crystal Palace and Millwall.
He scored 15 goals over 61 appearances for Adelaide United including being awarded the prestigious Club Champion in 2005/06 season.
The former Socceroos star was full of praise for his daughter and knows how hard she has worked to get to this level.
"I'm very happy and proud to see that all the hard work an dedication Charlotte has put in has been rewarded with an opportunity to play in the league team," Carl Veart said.
"Charlotte has always had a strong winning mentality which is why she is where she is now."
Following her dad's footsteps Charlotte tried soccer along with Athletics and Gymnastics but her love is still with Netball.
Charlotte said her dad has always been there to give her advice over her young career.
"Dad has always told me to give a hundred percent never give up and enjoy it," Charlotte said.
Charlotte joins a list of famous names to recently grace the courts of Netball SA's Premier League competition including Charlee Hodges (daughter of Scott), Gia Abernethy (daughter of Bruce), Courtney Maynard (daughter of Rodney) to name a few.
Image Credit- Andrew Frackowski & Adelaide United