Under 13 Cambridgeshire Player Development Programme – 2022/2023

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Cambridgeshire Player Development Programmes provide talented young athletes living within the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area with an introduction to England Netball’s Player Development Pathway.

Purpose of the programme: Learn, Love, Win  – EN framework
Outcome of programme: This is the first entrance into the player pathway and the focus is on individual development. The emphasis is on athletes learning how to train with decision making being a pivotal element, alongside developing resilience and skills required to play netball. Learning the game as well as loving the game with a sense of working together is essential to enhance their experiences at this early stage.
Duration and structure of training programme: September 2022 – May 2023, minimum fifteen (15x2hrs) sessions and two Match Days
Number of athletes: 20 athletes x 2 Programmes (1 North, 1 South)
Age of athletes: Under-13 as of 23:59 on 31st August 2022
South Venue: Comberton Village College
North Venue: Stanground Academy
South Training day and time: Alternative Monday 5-7 
North training day and time:
South Head Coach:Julia Kay
South Assistant Coach: Shelly Ritchie
North Head Coach: Amanda Pigg
North Assistant Coach:Sally Smith 
Level of coach: England Netball Level 2 qualified coaches – Coaching Philosophy  
Relevant competition: Under-14 or Under-16 County and/or regional Leagues, tournament and inter-school competition.
Athlete identification and selection: Selection Policy
Athlete Progression: County Under-15 Player Development Programme.

Academy Information – please click on the document below

U13 South

Parent information – please read carefully

Training dates and times 

U13 North

Parent information– please read carefully 

Training dates and times

Please note that we do not wish prevent athletes from taking part for affordability reasons. If you are unable to fund the costs associated with the Programme, please contact us for a Hardship Fund application form as you may be eligible for a grant.

Match play – TBC