Futures Pathway

Team Bath Netball have a proud history of developing young netballers into Superleague and international players.

That unwavering commitment to helping people achieve their full potential has led to the formation of a new Team Bath Netball Futures Pathway for the 2017-18 season, ensuring that even more talented netballers from across the South West will get access to the Blue and Gold family and learn from our outstanding coaches.

Two Team Bath Netball Academies and three Team Bath Netball Hubs have been set up across the region, allowing 80 aspiring netballers, aged from 14 to 21, to benefit from top-class coaching plus lifestyle and sports science support. This new network is also supported by Netball South West.

Former Team Bath Superleague player Lois Rideout has been appointed as Academy Head Coach and the coaching teams in the regional centres are as follows:

North Academy (based at the University of Bath)

Head Coach: Lois Rideout.

Assistant Coaches: Nikki Lloyd & Asha Francis.

Players: Emily Becconsall, Anna Brophy, Liberty Burnett, Sophia Daenen, Maddie Durham, Georgina Ford, Kirsty Harris, Georgia Jenkins, Anya Le Monnier, Maya Meredith, Olivia Mitchell, Elisha New, Annie O’Rourke, Hannah Passmore, Emma Payne, Millie Pearce, Imy Spark, Annabel Staley, Holly Trippe, Mia Regan, Molly Hole, Becca Holder.

South Academy (based at the University of Exeter)

Head Coach: Denise Ellis.

Assistant Coaches: Salli Byrne & David White.

Players: Hannah Barnes, Meg Benefer, Josie Bennett, Hannah Blackman, Amber Booth, Emily Bridges, Megan Conabeare, Sophie Ewin, Rachel Fee, Taylor Hawkins, Lauren Knight, India Leetham, Isla May, Sacha Mees, Sophie Orchard, Charlie Plumridge, Imogen Plumridge, Poppie Sampson, Maisie Sharp, Christina Shaw, Charlotte Steer, Carly Stephens, Jessica Stewart, Grace Wilton, Lauren Wood, Imogen Plumridge, Liberty Hartley, Fabienne Bull, Amy Walker, Jade Richards.

Bristol Hub (based at South Gloucestershire & Stroud College)

Head Coach: Lois Rideout.

Assistant Coach: Tammie Anderson.

Players: Emily Becconsall, Maddie Durham, Amber Gardner, Katie Harding, Georgia Jenkins, Ellie Jupp, Francesca Keating, Olivia Mitchell, Hannah Passmore, Holly Passmore, Millie Pearce, Mia Reegan, Jascha Simpson, Immy Stringer, Holly Trippe, Ella Warner.

Cornwall Hub (based at Truro & Penwith College)

Head Coach: Jean Davies.

Assistant Coach: Nadia Edyvean.

Players: Esme Adams, Maia Adams, Rosie Barlett, Jade Beech, Fabienne Bull, Leah Dooner, Tabbi Fergus-Gay, Bethany Gummow, Liberty Hartley, Scarlett Hughes, Phoebe Lagor, Caitlyn Oates, Amelia Ryan, Amy Walker, Bridgett Wells, Scarlett Hughes.

Dorset Hub (based at Bryanston School)

Head Coach: Joanna Vann.

Assistant Coach: Sonja Payne.

Players: Anna Brophy, Evie Corn, Sophia Daenen, Melissa Dickinson, Eleanor Fitzgerald, Emily Fitzpatrick, Georgina Ford, Katie Giles, Sasha Green, Molly Hole, Maya Meredith, Maddie Newcombe, Annie O’Rourke, Emma Payne, Jade Peckham, Zoe Shadlock.

The Netball Futures Pathway is part of Team Bath Futures, a family of activities and services targeted at youth athlete development across a number of sports. The programme’s aim is to provide the highest level of care and service in order to develop good athletes, both physically and mentally, while reducing the risk of injury during the formative stages of their careers.

For more information about the Team Bath Netball Futures Pathway, please email Lois Rideout or the netball office. You can also check out our brochure below – read below or download it in PDF format by clicking here.

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