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.

Manchester Thunder Pathway Physiotherapist

Responsible to:
Performance Pathway Coach
Salary:
£50 Home Fixtures | £75 Away Fixtures
Main Purpose of the Role:
Provide physio support on match days for U21, U19 & U17. Report to franchise pathway coach + S+C lead, injuries / managing back to play post injury
Commitment Requested:
All U21 / U19 / U17 fixtures

Main Duties

  • Liaise with Pathway head coach with regards to athletes needs
  • Complete UKAD advisor online course
  • Provide physio to athletes on match days
  • Report to PPC post match days any injuries or injury management
  • Manage injured athletes on return to play strategies
  • Create positive communication between players and coaching team

Application deadline is 11.59pm Sunday 3rd October 2021

If you are excited by the above and have a passion for team management and performance netball, please complete and return the application form below by 11.59pm 3rd October.

An independent panel will review all applications and successful candidates will be notified and invited to interview/assessment if required. Please note this date may change depending on shortlist.

2021/22 Pathway Physiotherapist 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