Are you interested in working in a dynamic, forward thinking organisation, passionate about developing the great game of netball?
The South West Regional Manager post, is a full time, field and office based position (office base of Bath). The Regional Manager is responsible for leading and managing the regional team and regional plan working in partnership with the Regional Management Board and other key partners.
- Job Title:
- Regional Manager, South West
- England Netball
- Up to £28,866.00 per annum
- Netball Office, University of Bath, Sports Training Village, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY
- Type of Contract:
- Permanent, Full time (35 hours/week), Monday-Friday
Randwick Under 12 netball team find themselves on top of the county league after beating their rivals Hucclecote 7-6 in the latest round of matches played at Bentham Country club on Sunday 9th December. Randwick are now unbeaten, but go into the Christmas break with Hucclecote close behind.
Hucclecote juniors sit on top of the other age group leagues, with Old Chelts Under 16s and Under 14s in second place and Cirencester in second place in the U13 age group.
England Netball’s Innovative approach to Sport pays off as Sport England significantly increases their investment
These are exciting times for England Netball following Sport England's confirmation that they will invest £25.3m in the sport over the next four years representing a 35% increase on their 2009/13 Whole Sport Plan investment.
This is a brilliant achievement for England's largest female team sport. The scale of Sport England investment in Netball reflects their high level of confidence in the NGB's ability to grow and sustain participation and nurture talented athletes.
Paul Clark, Chief Executive of England Netball, is delighted; he said "This is brilliant news. Our success has been as a result of a new innovative approach we have adopted that puts the netballer at the centre of everything we do. We have started to develop different initiatives and products that fit with what players want, whether they are returning to the sport or looking to be England players of the future. We know that it is important that playing netball fits with players lifestyles so that netball is a sport for life!
34% rise in number of people playing netball over previous four years
The latest release of Sport England’s Active People Survey has revealed that netball in the country has seen an explosion in popularity as 159,300 netballers now take to the court at least once a week. This is a remarkable rise of 34% over the last Sport England cycle, smashing all targets set by the funding body.
These latest figures see netball classed as significantly increasing their participation and show that the phenomenal effort from the coaches and initiatives being spread across the country are working at attracting fresh faces to the sport. The last four years has seen Back to Netball achieve remarkable success and coinciding with the new My Game branding, these concepts and programmes have really captured the public’s imagination.
Gloucestershire Netballers nominated for Citizen & Gloucestershire Echo Diamond Jubilee Sports Awards
Congratulations to Barbara Warburton, Katie Noonan and Stella Ben Henia who were all nominated for awards at the Citizen & Gloucestershire Echo Diamond Jubilee Sports Awards 2012.
Representatives from Gloucestershire Netball attended the award ceremony at Cheltenham Racecourse on Monday 19th November.
Also at the event were Gloucestershire-based Olympians, and the awards were hosted by BBC Sports presenter Jill Douglas.
It was a great night and it was amazing to see the variety of sports represented. Although our nominees were not victorious in their categories, they should take great pride in being nominated for these prestigious awards. Well done!