Netball Coaches wanted in the Caribbean
Caribbean Coaching is an organisation dedicated to developing sport in the Caribbean at both National and grassroots level by taking over UK coaches on two week or one month long tours to share their expertise. Netball is going to be one of the major sports to develop as Caribbean Coaching hope to run a 'Female Empowerment Through Sport' scheme through the netball coaching. They will be working with girls and women and feel it would be a fantastic opportunity to tackle a number of issues experienced in the Caribbean.
If you are interested in finding our more about volunteering, visit www.caribbeancoaching.org or contact Joe Page on 07729 184619
Posted 13 September
Making Activities Deaf Friendly Training Course
This course is to provide organisations, clubs, coaches, officials and volunteers with an introduction to deafness, advice on how to communicate and practical skills on how to fully include deaf children and young people in arts, sports and leisure activities. It is beneficial to anyone who is working with deaf young people; interested in working with deaf young people or who wants to ensure they have the background knowledge to ensure they can support a deaf young person if they attend their activities. See the flyer and booking form for further information
Posted 7 September
National Lottery Awards
England Netball’s ‘Back to Netball’ scheme has made it to the last three in the Best Sport Project category. The Awards are an annual search to find the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded projects, and they recognise and celebrate the difference that Lottery-funded projects make to communities across the UK. Back to Netball has welcomed over 22,000 women back into our wonderful game since 2010. Voting totals have returned to zero and we are now asking for all members; colleagues; partners and contacts to vote for us! Cast your vote now at http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/back-netball
Voting opened at 9am on Tuesday 11th September and will close at midnight on Sunday 28th October.
Posted 11 September
On the Ball Workshop
A course for coaches has been planned to take place in Nottinghamshire on Wednesday 17th October. The course focuses on catching and passing skills, observation and analysis of technique and practice design in relation to the development of ball skills. For further information, visit the coaching section
Posted 11 September
Loughborough Lightning Fixtures Announced
England Netball have released fixtures for phase 1 of the Fiat Netball Superleague which can be viewed here. Loughborough Lightning begin their campaign with a trip to Team Northumbria on 11th February before hosting Surrey Storm on Monday 18th February. Keep an eye out for news of ticket sales so that you can come along to cheer the team on!
Posted 13 September
Lightning launch new website/announce screening date
Loughborough Lightning have launched their new website which you can view here for information about fixtures; team news; community work and much more. Details of screening have also been released- the closing date for applications is 8th October 2012.
Further information about screening can be found here
Posted 17 September
From Training Camps to World Champs
Lauren Steadman from Derbyshire was part of the GB team playing in the World University Championships in South Africa at the end of June. Lauren kept a diary whilst in SA and we have been lucky enough to get a copy to share with you.
Read Lauren’s diary here
Posted 25 July
Regional player tours South Africa
Honor de Winton of Northants JMs in Northamptonshire recently toured South Africa with the England U21 squad. Honor enjoyed the experience so much, she wrote to tell us all about it! Read Honor’s story here
Posted 25 July
Team NPR Double Handicap League Champions
Team NPR who play in Corby and Kettering Netball Leagues (Northants) were crowned champions for the 2011/2012 season. The handicap scoring system gives teams a goal advantage to which NPR started with ‘0’ goals and fought hard against teams with up to a 30 goal advantage.
Posted 31 July
Coaching Opportunities at Oak Field School and Sport College
Paid coaching opportunities are available for 2012/2013 at Oak Field School and Sports College. Initially a coach is required to provide 3 coaching sessions on the 17th and 24th September and 1st October. Special Olympics run from 6.30 – 7.30pm at the school every Monday. The club consists of between 15 – 20 people with disabilities with an age range of 9 – 45 years. Ability Nottingham provides additional sports and physical activities support through the Inclusion Support Buddy system. With the expansion of Ability Nottingham, there should be many more opportunities for coaching young disabled people in Nottingham City in the coming months and years. Coaches are also needed for other sessions during the year.
Enquiries about the coaching opportunities should be sent to Helen Derby at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted 10 August
C Award Course Nottinghamshire
A C award officiating course has been arranged to take place in Nottinghamshire on Sunday 9th September. Please see the booking form for more details
Posted 15 August
Bench Officials Course
A ‘Basic Bench Officials’ course has been put together for team scorers and timekeepers. There will be two sessions on Sunday 16th September at 10.45am and 12.30pm at Loughborough University. It will run alongside the Regional League giving all clubs the opportunity to attend when they are not playing, but is open to any East Midlands based team. Each session will be the same and last about an hour. For further details and to register attendance, click here.
Posted 20 August
Coach required for 12 weeks in Mansfield
New junior and adult sessions have been arranged to take place at Samworth Church Academy in Mansfield and a level 2/3 coach is required to run the sessions which will take place on Thursday evenings 5:30-7:30pm. A fee of £35 per week is offered to a coach who is available for a minimum of 12 weeks, potentially starting on 13th September. For further details, see the attached flyer and contact Martin Cook (details on flyer) if you are interested. Click Here to download the flyer.
Posted 28 August
Make the Game Live!
England Netball’s Coaching Conference ‘Make the Game Live’ is returning on 22nd and 23rd September 2012 in Birmingham and you are invited to attend. For further details, see the England Netball website
Posted 3 September