Softballer Jade Wall is a member of the Australian Women’s Team, the Aussie Spirit, and is part of the Australian Olympic Team for the Tokyo 2020 Games where softball makes its return the Olympic program after a 13-year hiatus.
Jade was raised in Hervey Bay, Queensland and began playing softball at age nine. She made her Queensland state representative debut in 2005 at the U16 Girls’ National Championships. In 2007, the young player was a member of the Australian Junior Women’s Team that won bronze at the 2007 Junior World Championships.
In 2009, Jade made her debut for the senior Queensland team, who that year won the Gilley’s Shield. She was then selected on to the Australian Senior Team and made her debut at the 2009 Canada Cup, going on to represent Australia at the 2016 and 2018 Softball World Championships.
After relocating to NSW, Jade teamed up with the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) in 2018 and also remains a member of the Aussie Peppers team who play in the US National Pro Fastpitch League, as part of a partnership with Softball Australia.
Jade was a member of the Australia team that went undefeated to win the Asia/Oceania Olympic Qualifier to secure the final ticket at Tokyo. She was announced as a member of the Australia Olympic Team for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics in July 2021.