About the County

The Gloucestershire County Netball Association (GCNA) was first set up in 1956, with the aim of setting up a formal structure for netball competition within the county.

We administer netball in Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cirencester, Stroud, The Forest and surrounding areas.

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County Performance Academy Coaching Opportunities

Expressions of interest are now invited for next year's Academy Coaches.

Job Descriptions for each post are available below along with the necessary form which will need to be completed and returned to Jo Baker, County Performance Lead by 31st July 2014. 

Selection will take place during August.  Head Coach applicants should be expected to prepare and deliver a training session at a mutually agreed time and in line with EN and NSW guidelines. 

You should also be available to attend the EN Coaching Conference in Sheffield on 20-21st September - bursaries are available from Glos Netball.   

Any questions regarding these vacancies should be emailed to Jo at performance@glos-netball.co.uk

Gloucestershire winners at Goalden Globes!

It was a great day for Gloucestershire Netball's volunteers on Sunday 6th July in Taunton where Claire Hopkinson and Barb Warburton won their respective categories at the Regional Goalden Globes Awards - the Mary Bulloch Award and the Grass Roots Officials Award. Also nominated for awards were Susan Lee (Muriel McNally Award), Janet Cole & Debbie Abbott (Unsung Hero Award) and Randwick Netball club (Outstanding Club Award).

"This is welcome acknowledgment of the hard work of all the netball volunteers in the county and we are so pleased for Barb and Claire who have made a huge contribution to Netball in the county", says Lesley Thomas, Chair of Gloucestershire Netball. Claire and Barb now go forward to the national awards ceremony in September - good luck ladies!

If you are interested in volunteering in any aspect of Netball please email us via the Contact Us page. 

Cheltenham welcomes the Malawi netball squad!

As part of their Commonwealth Games preparation Malawi are playing a series of matches locally against England A, Wales & Hucclecote!

Come and support your local team next Thursday 10th July @ Cheltenham College Sports Centre, Thirlestaine Road, Cheltenham at 7.30 pm & see how they fare against the 6th ranked team in the world!

There will be a small charge of £2 entry with all funds raised going to the Malawi squad to assist their Commonwealth Games costs.

Eye to Eye coaching workshop at the University of Gloucestershire

The chance to work with top coaches Anita Navin and Denise Egan at a coaches' workshop based around the Wales v Malawi friendly match - preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, at the University of Gloucestershire on Monday 7th July.

SUCCESSFUL OBSERVATION IS KEY TO COACHING - Game principles and counteracting the opponents in a variety of scenarios will be the focus. The workshop will include tutoring pre, during and after the practice match

 

 

 

International Netball in Gloucester!

The University of Gloucestershire are hosting the Malawi Netball squad ahead of the Commonweatlh Games, and are excited to announce that there will be a warm-up fixture between England and Malawi on Saturday 5th July at GL1, Gloucester on Sat 5th July starting at 2.30pm. Tickets are £5 each - see attached flyer for further details.

 

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