This edition includes:
- Goalden Globe success
- Volunteering in Netball
- University Netball
- Regional Fast Net Tournaments
- News from around the County
- Make the Game Live On the Road
- Important dates for your dairy
- and more!
The latest East Midlands Netball Newsletter for January 2016 is now available to download!
This edition includes:
If you are interested in becoming an Officiating Assessor, then this is the course for you! A summary of our nearest course is below, but further details can be found on the flyer and the assessors information leaflet.
Day: 9th October 2016
Venue: Holiday Inn Walsall
Courses are limited to 10 delegates so early booking is advised
To book, visit the England Netball website
To become an officiating assessor, you must:
Seasiders Netball Club are launching in 2016 and want you to join them too!
Open for ages 10-14 at Skegness Grammar School.
Click Here to see their advert for more details
We're delighted to announce our long squad for the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season.
Great News! The East Midlands November E-Blast is now available to download!
Simply visit the e-Blast page and download your copy now!
Loughborough Lightning have arranged a series of workshops for coaches and teachers. They will be delivered by experienced coaches from the franchise and from external partners. There is a discount for attending all 6 workshops. For more information, visit their website
NAILING THE BASICS: Saturday 21st November, 2015
The basics are fundamental to any player or teams development. Learn about the key basics, why they are important, and how to develop them.
UNIT DEFENCE Saturday 12th December, 2015
A workshop looking at how you can link the outside of the circle with the inside to form a formidable defensive unit.
CENTRE PASS ATTACK & DEFENCE – HOW TO COUNTERACT THE OPPOSITION Saturday 9th January, 2016
The Centre Pass is a key element within any game of netball. Learn how to get the advantage over your opponent from both the attackers and the defenders viewpoint.
THE SOFT SKILLS and STRENGTH & CONDITIONING Thursday 21st January, 2016
Two Short Workshops on two key topics
The Soft Skills: Coaching isn’t solely about your technical & tactical knowledge. Learn how to engage with your players to get the best out of them – player management, bench management, feedback, individual characters.
Strength and Conditioning: S&C is playing an important role in any individual player or teams development. This session will focus on the key areas of warm-up, injury prevention and speed (a quality that netball players cannot do without)!
INTENSITY v LEARNING v GAME AWARENESS Saturday 21st May, 2016
The three key elements to any coaching session. How can your coaching have an impact on all of these areas at once?
THE INNER CIRCLE Saturday 11th June, 2016
Learn about the more intricate skills a GS or GA need to have to work the inside of the circle. How do they work the circle as an individual and as a pair.
The latest instalment of the East Midlands Netball Newsletter is now available to download!
Click Here to visit the Newsletters page
For Regional League games, East Midlands Netball assign umpires to each fixture. Following on from the success of the new division 3; an extra person is required to support the allocation of umpires to division 2 and 3 games.
The role of the Umpire Coordinator (divisions 2 & 3) would include:
The Umpire Coordinator does not need to be an umpire themselves, but they must be able to demonstrate good organisational skills. The Regional League runs from September – March.
Support is available from the current Umpire Coordinator (division 1) in establishing this role and sharing processes.
If you are interested in this position please contact Katie Griffin: email@example.com
East Midlands Netball are recruiting for members to join their brand new Youth Advisory Group.
For further information, use the booking form to apply for a role on the group.
Download the Terms of Reference
Click Here to visit the Youth Section of East Midlands
A qualifying tournament was held for the new Regional Junior League on Sunday 4th October at Soar Valley Netball Centre. The nice sunny weather made having to play indoors for some of the U16 teams a penance rather than a favour!
Competition was keen with some close scores in both age groups and teams demonstrated good skills and excellent attitudes.
The final qualifiers for the leagues are:
Allestree Ospreys, Allestree Swifts, Brigg, Charnwood, Cliftonettes Blue, Lincoln City, Nottingham City, Rutland Rockets
Allestree, Bramcote, Brigg, Charnwood, Cliftonettes Black Panthers, Horncastle Belles, Lincoln City, Rutland Rockets.
Congratulations to all players and coaches.
The league will take place on the following dates:
5th November 2015, 6th December 2015, 17th January 2016 and
7th February 2016 with 28th February2016 reserved if required.
Click Here to visit the Regional U14 & U16 Page
Uppingham School are looking for a coach from January – March 2016 on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-4 as well as fixtures on Saturdays. The school pays £20ph for coaching staff and up to £30 if level 2 qualified.
Umpires are also required.
For further information contact Olivia Mason OHM@uppingham.co.uk or Sarah Singlehurst firstname.lastname@example.org
We are pleased to announce a new I Heart Netball League which will taking place in Leicester. The new ladies only 6 a side NETS league will take place:
Dates: 27th September – 13th December
Duration: 40 minute games
Venue: Leicester Sports Centre, 16 Commercial Square, Freemans Common, Leicester, LE2 7SR
Click Here for more information!
For more information or to register your team, contact Alex on Alexandra.email@example.com
The Grand Prix will be a series of tournaments as part of the Lincolnshire County League 2015/16.
They will take place on:
The tournaments will be open to teams across the East Midlands, but verification from your NDO that you are a team developed from the B2N programme is required.
Please add these dates to your diaries. Closing dates for each tournament will be 2 weeks before.
Click Here to visit the Lincolnshire County Website
For further information, see the entry form
Congratulations to Gill White who has retired from netball after a long and happy time in the sport. Gill started playing in Rushden in 1977. Along with a group of ladies, she helped set up a local league and has since been a player; umpire and scorer and member of the Wellingborough League Committee.
Flowers, wine and a grand certificate (hand made by team member) were presented to Gill as her netball career was celebrated!
Two Counties Netball are running various leagues for the 2015/16 season starting w/c 20th September including:
This season, the Nottinghamshire Junior League is being reinvigorated with a new name, new facilities and open to new teams of a high standard.
The league is open to Nottinghamshire Clubs U11, U12, U13, U14, and U15 who follow England Netball Pathways and Netball First Philosophy. Clubs outside of Nottinghamshire with the same ethos will also be invited to participate.
This is a brand new league and we want you to be part of this exciting venture. Accepting the wider picture of netball competition and its benefits.
So if you fall under the categories above, what do you need to do next?
First apply to enter the premier junior league - you can do this by downloading an official invite, Competition information and an entry form! Please then return the entry form with the appropriate fee (which we have kept to a bare minimum).
Following that we hope you support the ethos of the premier junior league.
Then - all that is left to do is come prepared to play high intensity and highly competitive matches!
We will do the rest! We hope you will take up this challenge!
If you require further details, please contact the Nottinghamshire Junior Premier League Secretary
Home Telephone Number: 0115 946 0634
Mobile Number: 07980 917523
E‐mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Post: Netball Coach
Responsible to: Team Derby
Hours: 6 hours per week (4hr a week delivery for 20 weeks over 2 sessions, plus 15mins set-up, 15mins breakdown and 30mins session preparation per session)
Salary: £15-£20 per hour (dependant on experience)
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby Campus
Start date: October 2015
General Job purpose: To organise and deliver coaching to the University of DerbynNetball development side.
The deadline date to apply is: Thursday 30th July
Interview date: Wednesday 12th August
Click Here to download a Job Description, Requirements & contact information
A new league is to be developed for Monday nights from late September at the Priory Ruskin Academy in Grantham. The league will be for teams of all levels from long established teams, junior teams 14+ and Back to Netball teams who are looking for that next step, but not quite ready for regular weekly commitment and workplace teams.
The hope is to create two divisions; one for the established teams and another for the newly developed B2N/ Workplace teams.
As a starter we will be looking at matches being once or twice a month starting at 7pm dependant on the number of teams wanting to enter.
Entry into the League will be £25 with match fees at £20 per match.
Please find an expression of interest to download and log your team.
Can I ask you to return this to Louise Key by the 19th July.
Louise Key: email@example.com 01522 730325
I hope you can come and join us in September.