The University of St. Mark and St. John in Plymouth Marjon recently hosted the Netball South West Games Conference on 31 May 2015. The Games Conference was attended by over 70 coaches and umpires from across the South West who were treated to a range of truly informative and inspirational workshops by some of the most knowledgeable deliverers in their field of netball expertise.
The Conference included a number of workshops which focused on coach and umpire personal development. Gary Burgess lead informative Umpiring workshops which were followed by Coach Education workshops delivered by Denise Ellis, Maggie Jackson, Anita Navin, Denise Egan, Gilly Salter and Katie Noonan.
Karen Jones, Netball South West Chair, said “What a great day for our coaches and umpires. The volunteers worked really hard to deliver a top-notch conference which exceeded our expectations on all fronts. We’re already looking into the prospect of delivering another event.”
Feedback from the attendees on the day was positive and included comments such as:
“I came away inspired, confident in my coaching ability and a hunger to learn more”
“I really enjoyed the course last week and found it very beneficial”
“An informative day with well delivered workshops.”
“Amazingly education and great opportunity to ask questions. Many questions answered and exciting new opportunities ahead.”
The Netball South West Games Conference was a great success and complimented the national netball conference ‘Make the Game Live’.
Are you a coach interested in observing and getting involved with Superleague coaches and Coach Educators working in Performance Netball.
These Team Bath coaching workshops are an opportunity to gain hands on experience across a range of topics with some of the top UK netball specialists.
For more information on these courses or to book yourself a place please see the flyer below or visit www.teambath.com
Team Bath coaching workshop information.pdf
Netball South West is looking for a Regional Assistant Coach for the Truro Regional Academy.
It is England Netball’s vision to become World Champions by 2019, and to go on to experience consistent success and World and Commonwealth level for years to come. In order to achieve this we must generate a new Performance Pathway that will produce and deliver athletes into the England programme. Fundamental to the new Performance Pathway is the recent announcement that Netball South West have been successful in gaining support from England Netball to run 3 Regional Academies and 1 Regional Performance Academy. The Academies enable players to train year round in a high quality training environment, creating a magnet for identified players who wish to pursue their ambition to represent England.
You can read full job descriptions attached
Regional Performance Academy Assistant Coach
- Truro College
- Monday 6.30-9.30pm
- 48 weeks a year
- These positions involve contact with young people and will be subject to DBS disclosure
- All positions are subject to review throughout the season
- Expenses will be reimbursed at £15 an hour
If you are interested in applying for this role please complete the attached form and return it to Linda Dyer, Performance Pathway Chair by Friday 4th Sept 2015 – firstname.lastname@example.org
An independent panel will review the applications and successful applicants will be notified and invited for an interview
If you have any queries regarding any of these posts, please feel free to contact Linda via email or mobile for an informal discussion.
Linda Dyer – NSW Performance Chair
Mobile: 07974 752912
Coaching Expression of Interest Form
Job Opportunity – Truro – Ass Coach RA
REGIONAL ACADEMY ASSISTANT COACH JOB DESCRIPTION – Truro 2015
Hucclecote Announce New Coach for the 2015-16 Season
Hucclecote Netball Club is pleased to announce ex Welsh International and Superleague Player Jamilla Abbot as their New Premier Division One Club Coach.
Jamilla brings with her a wealth of playing experience having represented Wales at two Commonwealth Games and two World Championships. Jamilla has played in the Superleague for Celtic Dragons for four years, and Northumbria for one season. Alongside this, she has represented Hucclecote on and off since 2005.
Jamilla gained her UKCC L2 Qualification in 2013 and is currently finishing her UKCC L3. Having worked alongside Melissa Hyndman as the assistant coach for Celtic Dragon for two years, Hucclecote are thrilled to announce this new appointment.
Jamilla said “I am really excited at the prospect of taking on the challenge of Lead Coach for Hucclecote in the Premiership. Hucclecote’s reputation as a performance club is second to none and I am looking forward to the start of the new season”