Coach Development Programme - second session announced

Gloucestershire Netball is proud to announce the second of five sessions in its Coach Development Programme.

The title of this session is:

The 3 M's of Shooting: Getting your shooters on the move and working as a unit

Date: Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Venue: All Saints Academy, Cheltenham
Time: 7.00-9.00pm
Cost: £15 per session (Coaches who attend all 5 sessions will receive 1 free!)

All coaches will receive a detailed session plan and additional practices to deliver in their own coaching environment.

All sessions are utilising local clubs and their players and are aimed at coaches looking to develop their coaching repertoire and skill set.

More information and booking form

Stacey Jayne Francis Workshops - 30th and 31st August 2014

Stacey Jayne Francis comes to Cirencester

Stacey Francis will be holding three workshops at Cirencester Netball Club on 30th and 31st August and GCNA netball players are very welcome to join in!

We are very proud to announce that Stacey Jayne Francis of Team Bath and England, will be coming to Cirencester over the weekend of 30th and 31st of August 2014. Stacey will be running 3 workshops; a full day on 30th August for players age 17+ and two half-day workshops on 31st August for players 10 to 16 years old.

Fresh from the Commonwealth Games, where Stacey and her England team mates inspired yet another generation of netball players, we look forward to welcoming Stacey to Cirencester. The workshops are open to all current Cirencester Netball members and players from other clubs in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

Want to play netball at a higher level this season?

Old Chelts Netball Club have maintained their place in the South West Regional 3 League and are looking for new players to help improve their position in the 2014-15 season.

Training takes place at Bentham on a Wednesday night - 2nd claim affiliations will be considered. Trials will take place on Wednesday 3rd September.

For more information contact Jo Baker at We look forward to hearing from you!

Download poster for more information

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

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. 

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