The Hampshire Netball Association (HNA) was established in 2007 with the merger of the previous county areas - East, Mid and North.
Hampshire Netball Association AGM
Hampshire Netball Association will be holding it's Annual General Meeting on the 6th June 2013 at Winchester Rugby Club. If you have any amendments to constitution or any special items to be added to the agenda, they must be submitted by Thursday 9th May 2013. Minutes from last years meeting are available. There are also different committee positions available. If interested please look at the role descriptions and complete the application form. For more information about the AGM please click here.
Hampshire Netball Goalden Globes 2013
Hampshire's netball family again enjoyed recognising and rewarding its volunteers and athletes. See the Volunteering page for full details and more pictures.
Vacancy for Hampshire Academy Lead / Assistant Coaches – Winchester
Hampshire Netball Association has a vacancy for Lead and Assistant Coaches for the County and Satellite Academy. Remuneration and CPD opportunities are available to the successful candidate.
Hampshire Netball’s Academy programme is part of the Excel Pathway, which is the England Netball process for developing athletes with the... attributes to attain excellence.
The Academies provides performance-enhancing training for individuals, not squads. The focus is on athlete conditioning, individual skills development, and technical training & understanding.
The aim of the Academies is to progress the selected athletes via the Academies Festival and upwards to the Regional Academy.
This is an ideal opening for those coaches who are looking to progress their coaching knowledge and become part of the Performance Coaches Programme.
Ideally the post will be for two year. The successful candidate will be expected to attend ALL sessions together with screening and the Festival.
The Academy 2013 – 2014 sessions will take place on Wednesday evenings from 7pm – 9pm in the sports hall at the University of Winchester and another Winchester venue TBC. Hampshire is extending its Academy programme and there will be a minimum of 17 sessions between September and April for the Satellite Academy with the County Academy possibly having as many as 30 sessions. The Academy Festival in 2014 is a one-day event held, usually in March or April, and the screening day for young athletes aspiring to gain a place in the Academies, which will be taking place on Saturday 20th July and Sunday 21st July 2013.
To take advantage of this opportunity please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the application form and person specification.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: TUESDAY 28TH MAY 2013
INTERVIEW DATE: TUESDAY 25TH JUNE 2013 AT CRESTWOOD COLLEGE, SHAKESPEARE ROAD, EASTLEIGH, SO50 4FZ
Success At Hampshire and IOW Sports Awards!
Congratulations to Vicky Froud and Carey McCormick who were winners at the 2013 Hampshire and IOW Sports Awards. Vicky won Participation Coach of the Year (pictured below, with CJ Lee, Coaching Development Manager) and Carey won Senior Volunteer of the Year. Well done to everyone who was nominated!
Wessex Heartbeat High Five Challenge
Your Primary School could make a difference to a young person’s life!
Hampshire Netball Association (HNA) is supporting the Wessex Heartbeat Charity in 2013 and would like to encourage Hampshire Primary Schools to participate in their netball challenge as part of the ‘High Five’ Appeal.
Wessex Heartbeat is a well-known local and Wessex-wide charity of twenty years. It exists to support the improvement of cardiac care at the specialist, and internationally known, Wessex Cardiac Centre based in Southampton General Hospital. The aim of the charity is to create a specially designed ward and living area for young adults with congenital heart conditions. This is a much wanted and long awaited development potentially benefiting any of the 7000 young people currently attending the Wessex Cardiac Centre every year.
The ‘High Five’ netball challenge has been designed to help develop and support schools netball through ‘Five’ key skills required by players; Shooting, Passing, Intercepting, Dodging and Footwork. Players are tasked with completing each of the five separate challenges (there are 2 routes to choose from graded on ability) recording their personal bests and trying to raise a total of £5 (£1 for each challenge achieved) for Wessex Heartbeat.
To register for the challenge and to access your FREE ‘High Five’ Challenge resources please contact: email@example.com or your local School Games Organiser.
Binstead C of E Primary in North Alton is the first Hampshire School to sign up for the Wessex Heartbeat High Five Challenge. Thank you and Best of Luck!
Congratulations to Elsa Wakeman!
Elsa Wakeman (pictured left) from Team South has been selected for the U17's squad that will compete in Netball Europe. The squad and the regions they are from for the championships is as follows: Rebekah Airey - NW, Summer Artman - SW, Brie Grierson - Y&H, Rebecca Hoult - NW, Katie Lee - NW, Gabriella Marshall - NW, Vicki Oyesola - L&SE, Jess Shaw - NW, Ashleigh Stock - SW, Rebecca Tildesley - WM, Elsa Wakeman - S, Georgie Webster - NW.
Elsa's Team South team mate, Katie Hayward, who has also been selected, but as one of two reserves for the U17 squad which will travel to Malta. Katie will continue to train with the U17 National Excel squad, which is also a great achievement as a young Hampshire player.
Congratulations to Elsa, Katie and all the girls that were selected.
Hampshire Chair to stand down
Carol Alexander has been chair of HNA for 5 years since the 3 Hampshire counties merged to form HNA. She has decided to stand down at the next AGM in June 2013. HNA are actively seeking a new chair from next June. If you are interested or would like more information on this role please contact us using the 'Contact us' link at the top of this web page. Carol is be more than willing to help any new candidate that may be interested.
HNA President Awarded Hon Life Membership
At the 2012 England Netball Goalden Globes Awards Hampshire Netball's President, Bill Alexander, was awarded Honorary Life Membership of England Netball. This came as a total shock to Bill who was delighted and honoured to accept the award. On the same evening he was also awarded with his Long Service Award for over 25 year volunteering in netball from grassroots to international level.
Hi everyone, Priya Samuel works for UK Sport as their International Sport Development Manager. Through this role Priya and colleagues have the opportunity to donate unwanted Netball kit and bibs to partner organisations/charities and schools worldwide. If you and your club have any unused netball kits or pull over bibs (minimum sets of 7) that you would like to donate, please email Priya: Priya.firstname.lastname@example.org and she will arrange to collect them over the Christmas period.
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday 8 June 2013
The Regional end of season tournament will be held on Saturday 8 June 2013. The tournament will be held at Wavell, Farnborough and will be open to the following age groups:
- Under 13
- Under 15
Further details will be published in due course so watch this space!!
Thinking of coming Back to Netball?
- Did you play netball at school?
- Do you want to play again but have forgotten how?
- Do you want to get fit and have fun?
For more information about courses and clubs in your area, contact Emily Loftus, Netball Development Officer, email@example.com.