Fun and Fitness for Young Netball Players

Senior coaches

SHANAIDE BASQUINE

Shanaide is the founder of Shan Netball. A qualified level 2 coach, with years of experience and a passion for netball. She started her coaching career with England Netball as an NDCC and then went on to becoming a full-time coach fulfilling numerous coaching roles in the UK and abroad. Shanaide is currently a London Pulse Hub Coach and and the London Borough of Richmond U14 London Youth Games Head Coach/team manager. She is also the Head Coach at Kingston University and Grey Court High School.

Number 1 rule; Eat, Sleep, Breathe Netball!!!

KARYN BAILEY

Karyn Bailey is a former Australian International netball player who’s professional career has spanned over the past 15 years. Formally playing in the Suncorp Super League, Bailey retired from the Australian competition in 2017 coming over to join the UK Vitality Superleague - She currently plays for Surrey Storm as a GS/ GA.

COLYN GORDON

Colyn has a wealth of experience in both playing and coaching netball. He notably played on the Jamaican men’s team before returning to England in 1990 making the men’s team 1992. He played in World Series in Canada, test series in Jamaica World series in South Africa, World championship in Brisbane 2000, World championship in Brisbane in 2012 .Having retired from international playing Colyn is a still a very active player and coach having coached at various BUCS university teams, Regional division squads and was the Technical Adviser for Uganda at 2019 World Championship held in Liverpool.

our Assistant coaches

OLIVIA 

Olivia has been an active netball players since moving to England from Spain in 2013. Olivia became head of netball in her school (Year 11) and then went on to play
club netball during college years. Now studying International Business at Kingston University studying Olivia is the 1st team captain of the university netball club as well as the Head as well as the Head of Recreational Netball in partnership with England Netball.
Olivia has been enjoying coaching club netball for the past 3 years and is also part of the leadership group at our Netball Camps.

KELLY 

Kelly has a degree in Sport Science & Coaching and currently teaches PE at a local secondary school. Kelly is the Head of Netball in her school and her school has

won the Wandsworth Tournament consecutively. Kelly has been actively playing netball since the age of 14, she now belongs to an adult club who compete in
the London Metropolitan League. Also a certificated first aider and safeguarding and protecting Young People and Vulnerable Adults.

SARANYA  

Saranya is a final year Pharmacy student studying at Kingston University. Started netball from the age of 8 too afraid to catch a ball she slowly progressed through primary school, captaining 3 consecutive years at secondary school, captaining the Kingston University 2nds and finally becoming President of Kingston University Netball Club 2019/2020.

Saranya is qualified first aid trained and enhanced DBS checked. Through her involvement in youth programs she has four years experience with all safeguarding and health and safety policy and procedures.

TARA

Tara is our social secretary and club psychologist. With a degree in criminology, psychology and sociology and currently working as a Resettlement Practitioner we are lucky to have her on the team. Tara is a avid netball player and has been actively coaching for the past 4 years. Tara is certificated in First Aid, Safeguarding and COVID Safety Assessed she is our club HR and also has an enhanced DBS check.

SKYE

Skye is currently overseas volunteering in Marine Conservation but will be returning this summer to study theology and philosophy at Exeter University. We can not wait to have her back with us again. Skye is a avid netball player and member of Putney Ladies Netball Club. She is an experienced netball  coach and leader -  having captained her school team and delivering many sessions in both primary and secondary education.  

EMILY

Emily is an avid netball player has been playing club level netball since the age of 10. Whilst completing her Duke of Edinburgh Award Emily found a passion for coaching at age 15. She has been coaching netball ever since, at both club and social level. Whilst studying History, English Literature and Sociology Emily has been working towards her C-Award Umpiring certification. A member of her college date team, Emily is a member of her college debate team and a strong member of our leadership team here at SNTA.   

Our Comittee Members

Academy Director: 

Shanaide Basquine

Safeguarding and Welfare Officer:

Joanna Creaser

Treasurer:

Rochelle Paul

Kit Officer:

Vanessa Roberts

Members Secretary:

Vanessa Roberts

Social Secretary:

Tara Basquine

Fundraising Lead:

VACANT