Laura Geitz is one of the most recognised and regarded female role models in Australian sport.
Laura retired from netball in 2018, having established herself as one of Australia’s greatest players. Renowned as a high-impact player, well known for her quick-thinking and game changing intercepts. Geitz competed in two successful Netball World Cup campaigns, won a Commonwealth Games gold and silver medal and lead the Queensland Firebirds to domestic Championship titles in 2011, 2015 and 2016.
Announcing her pregnancy after the 2016 ANZ Championship victory over the NSW Swifts, Laura took a break from the game in February 2017 to become a mother to Barney. Ten months later, Laura returned to the game and went on to represent Australia at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 and the Queensland Firebirds for the 2018 Suncorp Super Netball season.
Laura enjoys working with her corporate partners, whose values are reflective of her healthy lifestyle, love of netball, the great outdoors and family. Laura’s depth of knowledge, popularity and charisma have recently secured her commentator roles with Netball Australia and Channel Nine.
Laura grew up in the small country town of Allora on the Darling Downs where she loves to return and spend time with her family. She has strong family values and is well known for her modest and humble ways.