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OAKLANDS WOLVES NETBALL ACADEMY

CREATING & DEVELOPING TOP NETBALLERS

ABOUT

Oaklands College, in association with Saracens Mavericks and the University of Hertfordshire has developed the Oaklands Wolves Netball Academy which provides an outstanding educational opportunity combining both academic and sporting performance in a high quality educational and sporting environment.

TRAINING...

The programme is aimed at talented netball players aged 16 years and over who are already playing at a good standard and are committed to improving their netball skills and abilities, while gaining further academic qualifications by studying on a variety of academic programmes, including A levels or BTECs.

The programme is based at the St Albans Campus and enables players to combine daily netball coaching sessions with their academic studies. The player focused programme encourages student athletes to improve as individuals and as team players, to develop their game knowledge and understanding and equally importantly, complete an appropriate academic course of study.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED...
  • All standards of Netball participants are considered at Oaklands Netball Academy
  • We have student netball athletes who have played at school, club, county and franchise levels
  • You will be required to purchase the relevant Academy kit bundle, more information will be provided upon application
  • We pride ourselves in creating a Netball training environment that adds value to all of our athletes and includes individual and small group sessions to ensure this
  • We are also able to enter teams into appropriate standard competition across the East Region Colleges and Nationally 

COURSES

ACADEMY BOOKLET

COACHES 

Meet our coaches…

TEAMS

TEAM NAME: Oaklands Netball

ACADEMY LEAGUE: AOC Eastern Regional League 1

LEVEL: We welcome all abilities within the Academy and we have athletes who have played in School, all the way to those who play in National Franchise’s.

HOW MANY IN EACH TEAM: we aim to have 12 athletes in each team, however this is dependent on student intake that academic year.

INFORMTION ABOUT PROGRESSION TO HIGHER TEAM: we can help athletes choose a Netball Club relevant to where they live or would like to play. We encourage trials to National Franchise’s and we continue to send representatives to the annual AOC National College selections where one of our athletes was successfully selected in 2017/18. 

CONTACT

JOY PORTER
HEAD OF NETBALL

joy.porter@oaklands.ac.uk