Chair - Deborah Percy
Club - Riverside NC
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I have played netball since I was 8 years old and during my time of involvement I have been a player, coach, umpire, volunteer, committee member and board member.
I am passionate about netball particularly within Tyne and Wear. I have always been impressed by the efforts, time and dedication of the Committee members and those who contribute and support netball in Tyne and Wear.
With what is a very exciting and huge time for growth in the Sport I am excited to work with the Committee to continue the brilliant work and operation of netball in the County and look to the future and develop the County in a way which is tailored to its specific needs.
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County Secretary - Sarah-Jane Cross
Club: Great Park
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the original founders and players for Great Park Netball Club which now has 4 adult teams in the T&W League and three Under 12 teams. Day job is Global Operations Director, working between London and home in Gosforth and real main job is Mummy to Daisy Joy aged 11 (also a keen netballer) Click here for a full role description
Treasurer - Linda Hall
Club - Seatonians NC
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I enjoyed playing socially at Seatonians when my daughters were playing and was a county team manager when they played. I teach swimming, lead skipping workshops and running groups and although no longer play netball I enjoy participating in fitness and exercise and supporting NSL as a table official. Click here for a full role description
Affiliations Secretary - Katie Davidson
Club - Greencroft
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
I’ve been with Greencroft Netball Club since 1999 and currently play in defence on the A team as well as being club secretary. At club level I’m responsible for all Greencroft affiliations and also organising and administering our committee meetings/AGMs. I joined the Tyne and Wear committee in 2015 and hope to be able to support clubs and the committee with the affiliations process. I live in Shotley Bridge, County Durham and work as a Human Resources Officer for Durham County Council. Click here for a full role description
Competition Secretary - Liz Wisniewski
Club - Coast & NT Unison
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Still playing, when the knees allow, for Coast and NT Unison.
B Award Umpire, officiating regularly in club and university leagues. I have been organising adult competition in the county since 2008 and before that held the County Secretary post for a number of years. Click here for a full role description
Competition Referee - Cat Witty
Club: Newcastle City, Newcastle Storm & NESLC
Netball addict with a netball widow husband to show for it...I have played Netball since the age of 9 and never looked back.
I play GS for Regional and Tyne and Wear Divison 1 Team Newcastle City, B award umpire and mentor, organise a team in our local mixed league called Deloitte and also find time to volunteer on our amazing committee as the Compeition Referree.
If you don't recognise me from my picture I'm usually the one stuffing my face with the Blue Flame 50p mix ups!
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Coaching Officer - Mark Scott
I’m passionate about all things coaching! I work for UK Coaching as Development Lead for Modern Learning and we are trying to develop independent and reflective coaches through changing the culture of coach learning. I hope I can bring some of this to this role in Tyne and Wear. My background is in football and I have played, coached and mentored coaches at various levels and I’m also an active tutor for the FA. With links to the Percy family, I have no choice but getting involved in netball! This has led to me supporting coaches at Riverside NC and the County Academy over the past few years. Click here for a full role description
Officiating Secretary - Helen Emmerson
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Netball through and through that’s me, player, coach, umpire, tutor and assessor not to mention a netball mum! I’ve played netball since I was 10 years old and now specialise in all things Officiating. Volunteering as Umpiring Secretary is my way of giving back to netball all the friends, fun and happy times it’s given me over the years.
Visit the Tyne and Wear Facebook face for our new “Did you know.....” rules posts from September onwards. Remember read your netball rule book no matter how you are involved in netball, you can never know too many rules ! Click here for a full role description
Performance Secretary - Hannah Larsen
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Age 21 and just graduated from Loughborough University after completing a degree in Sociology and Criminology. I have been within both the Team North and Loughborough Lightning netball systems and have played Premiere League Three for three years. I have coached within the Lightning pathway and within multiple schools throughout University. I am extremely excited to use this in developing the Tyne and Wear Performance Pathway! Click here for a full role description
Publicity Secretary - Anna Kilmister
I have played netball since I was 10 years old and have never stopped playing through out college and university. I currently play for GALs in centre court and sometimes even in attack when we are desperate! I am also about to start my Level 2 coaching course. As well as netball I am a keen half marathon runner. Click here for a full role description
Schools Secretary - Liz Brown
Club - Beacon NC & Concordia NC
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
I am everything netball including joint runner of Beacon NC, Level 2 Coach and C Award Umpire, Performance Coach and Schools Committee member since 2016, on qualifying as a Secondary School PE Teacher.
I play for a second team securing Division 1 Regional/ Tyne and Wear/ Northumberland fixtures which I love competing in.
I hope to share the love of the sport with young players on the back of the Commonwealth Games Gold Medal and NWC Bronze medal achievements. Click here for a full role description