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Netball Academy

The Netball Academy provides young, talented netball players with a learning environment through an holistic approach, where they can develop the necessary skills needed to progress and improve as players, coaches and umpires, while also supporting their academic studies. Long term athlete development is key in ensuring that all players achieve their potential.

We work closely with the Welsh Netball Association providing quality, up to date technical training, alongside modern conditioning programs and fitness testing, advice on nutrition and lifestyle management. Close links with Welsh Netball’s Performance Training centres are established ensuring that players can progress within Welsh Netball’s Performance Pathway, as players, coaches and umpires. There are also opportunities and exposure to the Welsh colleges national team, with experience to training with Welsh college elite students and Welsh netball associated staff. 

Training sessions are planned and delivered by qualified Welsh netball  level two coaches and C licenced umpires who are experienced in coaching at a high level across multi sports. Training is incorporated into the academic timetable, offered to all students at Coleg Sir Gar twice per week with fixtures being played on a Wednesday afternoon.These training sessions are facilitated in the new and high standard sport complex located at Graig campus. 

Teams compete at a high standard on a weekly basis within 

  • Welsh Colleges League
  • AOC regional tournament
  • British Colleges cup
  • Presidents cup 

The academy promotes values and behaviours to ensure players become well rounded sportswomen, students and members of the community and society.