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Melissa Hyndman
Melissa is one of the world’s most prominent high performance netball coaches. She took Wales from 19th to 8th in the world rankings, the highest they have ever been placed and the greatest improvement a coach has made to any national team since rankings have been recorded. Melissa also oversaw Celtic Dragons' most successful season in history reaching the Super League grand final. Previously Melissa has coached the Fiji National Netball Team and was also IWA Inspire Wales Sports Finalist 2012 and Sport Wales Coach of the Year Finalist 2011.
Frankie Wells
Frankie plays for SuperLeague team, Herts Maverics and will bring her international and national experience to inspire young players as well as being a great role model for the girls! In 2016 Frankie was captain of the England nets U21 team at the 2016 World Championships in New Zealand, where she was nominated the best player of the tournament.
Josie Janz-Dawson
Josie currently plays for the Team Bath Netball SuperLeague and originally shot to fame in the U21 Australia Squad, citing her signature move as the "jump on the shot!" Aside from her netball attributes, Josie works with the Wirrpanda Foundation in Australia, mentoring young women to lead healthy lifestyles and be confident.
Sophie Masterson
Sophie is Head of Netball at King Edwards VI High School for Girls and she also coaches on the England Netball pathway in the satellite academies. Sophie plays in the GK/GS positions. Her playing achievements include: winning Superleague with Team Bath in the 2012 - 2013 season, winning the Europeans as Vice-Captain for England U19 and being Athlete of the Month for Sports Aid in 2013.
Amy Beales
Amy plays in the position of GD, GK and WD, and her clubs include Lawn Netball Club (Premier 3/ RL1), Hucclecoate NC (RL1), Hartpury College and Team Bath. Her most recent achievement on the court was her team's win at the University of Bath Varsity Champions (2016). In the coming years Amy plans to become a full-time coach/ PE teacher and to gain SuperLeague representation.
Megan Powell
Megan plays in the position of GD, WD and GK and her current clubs include CTK and Wales U21. Megan's first major netball achievement was making the cut for the Wales U15s in 2011, and she then successfully entered the Wales A team in 2014. In June 2016 she played in and captained the U21 South Africa tri-series. She plans on receiving her Wales Senior Cap and wants to play Ssuperleague, with an end goal of becoming a PE teacher eventually!