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Georgia Lees
Georgia made her way through the England pathway from a young age; Satellite, County, Regional and then onto the Excel Programme. She broke into the England U19 squad in 2012 when the team won Netball Europe. Georgia has been a proud member of the Surrey Storm set up since 2010 and has played in three Grand Finals winning back to back titles in 2015 and 2016.
Hannah Joseph
Hannah currently plays as a Wing Attack/Centre for Loughborough Lightning. She is also proudly part of the England Roses programme having been offered a full time contract with them in 2017. An experienced coach and player, Hannah also studied BSc Social Psychology at Loughborough University.

We have worked with some great coaches in past seasons!

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.
Iona Darroch
Iona currently plays for Seven Stars in the C or WA position after a move from Manchester Thunder. She has been playing for England netball since the age of 17 and has taken part in tours such as the U19 netball tour and U21 Netball Europe 2017.