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County Under 15
Player Development Programme
Outcome of programme: This is the second step of the player pathway and the focus is still on individual development. The emphasis is on athletes learning how to train with decision making being a pivotal element, alongside developing resilience and skills required to play netball. Learning the game as well as loving the game with a sense of working together is essential to enhance their experiences at this early stage.
Duration and structure of training programme: October 2023 – June 2024, minimum thirty
(30 x 2hrs) sessions and two Match Days
Venue & Timings: Oxford High School, Monday evenings, 6.00 till 8.00pm.
Programme cost 2022/23: £260
Number of athletes: 20
Age of athletes: Under 15 as of 23:59 on 31st August 2023
Duration of time athletes are in programme: An athlete may spend between 6 months to 2 years at this stage.
Relevant competition: Under-14 or Under-16 County and/or regional Leagues, tournament and inter-school competition.
Athlete Progression: Central Warriors U15 Academy (School Games), VNSL U17 Academy or other programmes.
Tuesday, 19th & 26th September
Abingdon School Sports Centre
Faringdon Road, Abingdon
TRIAL FEE: £15
Nominations close 12th September.
Athletes are expected to attend both sessions to be considered for selection.
Players can be nominated for screening by a club coach or school teacher. England Netball have created a guidance for school and club coaches to help with their nominations. Learn more here >
If you have any queries about nominating an athlete please contact our Player Development
Lead Coach, Maggie Fisher >