Thunder Performance Pathway Support Team

Manchester Thunder’s Performance Pathway programme aims to find, inspire and develop the next generation of leading netballers for Thunder, the North West and England.

To achieve this, we are looking for an outstanding Performance Pathway Support Team for 2021-2022.

Under the guidance and direction of our Director of Netball Karen Greig, you will be led by Pathway Head Coach Lauren Palmer. You can contact Lauren by email at lauren@manchesterthunder.co.uk.

If you believe you have what it takes to coach our elite youngsters, please fill in the application form below and we will get back to you.

Training Times:

U21s – Tuesday
U19s – Tuesday/Wednesday
U17s – Tuesday 
Futures – Monday 
U15s – Wednesday 
U14s – Monday (alternate)
Thunder Youth – Friday (once a month)
Thunder Bees – Friday (once a month)

Application deadline is Sunday 15th August 2021

2021/22 Support Team Application Form:

Below is the Manchester Thunder Performance Support Team for 2020/21:

U21s

Name
Position
Jennifer Fields
U21 Head Coach
Victoria Knights
U21 Assistant Coach
Georgina Davies
U21 Assistant Coach

U19s

Name
Position
Lauren Palmer
U19 Head Coach
Ashley Taylor
U19 Assistant Coach

U17s

Name
Position
Alison Sharp
U17 Head Coach
Jaclyn Leach
U17 Assistant Coach
Clair Christy
U17 Assistant Coach
Jessica Finan
U17 Development Coach
Nikki Kendrick
U17 Development Coach

Futures

Name
Position
Georgina Davies
Futures Head Coach
Geraldine Williams
Futures Assistant Coach
Simon Coombs
Futures Development Coach
Dee Shorrock
Futures Development Coach

U15s

Name
Position
Lauren Palmer
U15 Head Coach
Sophie Austin
U15 Assistant Coach
Phil Owen
U15 Assistant Coach
Emily Cowell
U15 Assistant Coach

U14s

Name
Position
Clair Christy
U14 Head Coach
Nat Kerrigan
U14 Assistant Coach
Abby Chamberlain
U14 Assistant Coach
Mark Lees
U14 Development Coach

Thunder Youth

Name
Position
Phil Owen
Youth Head Coach
Imogen Turner
Youth Assistant Coach
Jessie Fowler
Youth Assistant Coach
Lauren Watson
Youth Assistant Coach
Eliza Morgan
Youth Assistant Coach
Leanne Hobin
Youth Development Coach
Katie Cox
Youth Development Coach
Amy Kervin
Youth Development Coach

Thunder Bees

Name
Position
Abby Chamberlain
Bees Head Coach
Charley Youds-McDowall
Bees Assistant Coach
Polly Logan
Bees Assistant Coach
Jo Dempsey
Bees Assistant Coach
Lynne Barnett
Bees Assistant Coach
Suzanne Bass
Bees Assistant Coach
Betsan Eratt
Bees Development Coach
Milly Graham
Bees Development Coach
Alicia Johnson
Bees Development Coach

Team Managers

Name
Position
Phil Thomas
Franchise Team Manager
Emma Langshaw
Pathway
Nat Kerrigan
Pathway