Maddy Proud is a current member of the NSW Swifts netball team competing in the Suncorp Super Netball competition.
Born in Adelaide, Maddy was the youngest player to be signed to a professional netball team at the age of 16. She went on to play 44 games for the Adelaide Thunderbirds before making the move to Sydney.
Maddy captained the Australian 21&Under team, leading them to a silver medal at the World Youth Netball Championships in Glasgow in 2013. In her debut season for the NSW Swifts, Maddy was named the Club’s MVP for 2017, and was also voted the Members’ Player of the Year at the Swifts’ Annual Gala Dinner.
In 2018, Maddy represented Australia at the Fast Five World Series in Melbourne.
Off the court, Maddy has a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and is currently completing a Masters in Creative writing. She is also a published children’s author, with her first book, Grace on the Court, released in early 2018.