meet the coaches


Meet Shanaide, Shanaide is the founder of Shan Netball Training Academy .  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 become a full-time coach fulfilling numerous coaching roles in the UK and abroad. Shanaide currently holds coaching roles with Surrey Storms and Middlesex County and is the London Borough of Richmond U14 London Youth Games Head Coach/team manager.

Shanaide is the Head Coach for SNTA U9 & 10 & 11 squads. U12 and U14's  Nationals squads. 


Meet Karyn Bailey, Karyn a qualified level 2 coach,  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 playing for Surrey Storm and Saracen Mavericks 

Karyn is the head coach for SNTA U12 & U13 squads.  


Meet Colyn, 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.



Meet Tiffany, Tiffany is has been enjoying playing  netball since aged 7 in South Africa,  As an adult Tiffany as played for various senior clubs here in the UK she now competes in local social leagues, Tiffanys passion for coachig has brought her to SNTA, she is currently working towards her Level 2 coaching qualification and her Umpiring C-Award. Tiffany will be heading our U10 U11 sqauds and leading for in our First Steps Into Netball groups. 


Meet Tina Smith, Tina has been coaching and umpiring in schools across the Borough for the last fifteen years. Supporting coaches and umpiring matches for Sisters in Sport, Kingston University, Surrey Netball League, County tournaments, School sports magazine cup matches, St Mary’s University and Esher College.

Previous coaching roles include HSBC, Crickets, KITC and Bromley Ladies Netball Club.

Always happy to mentor or develop “working towards umpires”.



Meet Jiyla, A level 2 qualified coach, Jiyla has been in the netball world for over 25 years. Starting out at grassroots level, Jiyla has played for a number of clubs and is currently playing at regional level. She started her coaching career by working with individual teams and has progressed onto coaching junior, senior and university level. Jiyla is coming on board this season as head coach for SNTA U14 squad.  


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.



Emma has been playing netball since she was 6 years old ranging from playing county, Indoor Action netball and for various senior clubs in South Africa. She has coached for over 8 years and is now a qualifed level 1 coach.

Emma's passion for netball has now reached the UK shores and she is excited ro share her knowlegde and passion at SNTA.

She is currently working towards her UKCC level 2 and is a qualiifed umpire C-Award. .


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

Chair/Academy Director: 

Shanaide Basquine

Safeguarding and Welfare Officer:

Shanaide Basquine

Fixtures Secretary 

Susan Kinmont

Kit Officer:

Vanessa Roberts

Members Secretary:

Vanessa Roberts

Schools Liaison Officer:

Caroline Gulliver 


Marni Smith