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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Well done and thanks to all the teams who donated hampers last Saturday at Bentham. There were over 600 items donated at a value of about £800!
Thanks also to Tony and CJ at Bentham for allowing the collection to be made at the venue.
We are pleased to support Hamper Scamper this year.This is the County Community Project's Christmas-giving scheme, providing gifts and food hampers for some of the county's most disadvantaged children, young people, families and vulnerable adults.
Each club/team who participated were in line to win themselves printed T-shirts by putting together a food hamper to be donated to the Hamper Scamper scheme. The collection of hampers was on Saturday Nov 29th at Bentham. The winning club/team will be annouced in the near future - watch this space!
The Coach Education Programme continues Monday December 1st, with Dr Anita Navin leading a coaching session on 'What Move to do When, and 'The Importance of Being Ball Side'.
Don't leave it too late to book, reserve your place now. This is open to all coaches Level 1 and Level 2, you do not need to have attended the other workshops previously.
Monday December 1st
at All Saints Academy
7 - 9pm
To book your space email Katie Noonan, firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of the GCNA Coach Development Programme, a group of coaches were treated to a Defending Master Class delivered by England Netball Level 3 Tutor and Ex England U21's Coach, Denise Egan, at Severn Vale School in Gloucester. The session was hosted by Gloucester Ladies Netball Club, who enjoyed Denise's creative coaching whilst watched by a number of the County's coaches.
Defending Master Class was the third in a series of five observed sessions, being supported by Active Gloucestershire. The fourth session willl be led by Dr Anita Navin, on Monday, December 1st, entitled 'Knowing What Move To Do When and the Importance of Ball Side'.
Organiser of the event, coaching secretary, Katie Noonan was very pleased with session and the number of coaches attending, she advises all those interested in the next event in December to book with her now. email@example.com
We are pleased to announce the third and fourth sessions in our Coach Education Program.
Please read on for details of The Defending Masterclass with Denise Egan. This will be followed in December with an attacking themed session 'Knowing What Move To Do When and the Importance of Ball Side'. This session will be led by Dr Anita Navin.
As a county we are exceptionally luck to be able to share the coaching expertise of these two coaches. Both have International and Superleague coaching honours and a breadth of knowledge.