Saracens Mavericks have announced details of their pathway coaches and new Aspire Academy.
We are delighted to announce our team of Saracens Mavericks Pathway Coaches & Team Managers for the forthcoming 2020-21 season.
Heading up this team is our Pathway Head Coach Sachel Grant who said ‘Working with this fantastic team of high calibre coaches will enable Saracens Mavericks to further ensure that we are delivering the best possible experience for every athlete within the East Region and surrounding areas whilst supporting and underpinning the England National Academy Programme’
‘We are honoured that the majority of our staff from last season wanted to return and we have further enhanced the team with some new coaches who couldn’t wait to get involved and join the Mavericks Family’
Joining the Pathway team of coaches are Katy Costin who currently coaches at Clan Netball Club. Katy will join Tricia Kilczynski our Under 19s Head Coach and Lisa Manning our Under 19s Assitant Coach in their coaching team. We also have Vicky Sweeting (nee Diss) a past player for Mavericks who is Head of Netball at Great Baddow School joined by Louisa Hone who represented our Under 21s as a player last season who both will be coaching our U15 Development Squad.
Within our Futures Academies with have Tracey Stimson (Royston Netball Club) and Rhiannon Chapman (Head of Girls PE, Akeley Wood School) joining us in Bedford. Ayesha Maynard (Elthorne & Twyford Netball Club) will support our coaches in Harrow.
New for 2020-21 we now have our ASPIRE Academy which will be headed up by our honorary Mavericks founder and previous Head Coach legend Maggie Jackson with Sachel Grant and they will be joined by Julia Kay (Swan Netball Club), Karyn Sansom & Jo Stevens.
ASPIRE is an Academy to further develop older players who were almost selected for our Under 19s or Under 21s. They will benefit from additional coaching and support and this preparation which will assist them in the future. Previously we have had numerous successes in a development squad who have then progressed to the England Roses & Futures Academy.
Our Pathway Trial applications will open on Monday 14th September so make sure you keep an eye out on our social media for the announcement. Our club is a truly special place to be whether player, coach, staff or volunteer so make sure you join us!
DIRECTOR OF NETBALL – Kat Ratnapala
PATHWAY HEAD COACH – Sachel Grant
Under 21 Head Coach – Sachel Grant
Under 21 Assistant Coach – Kendra Slawinski OBE
Under 21 Assistant Coach – Lesley Tischler
Under 21 Team Manager – Emily Drackford
Under 19 Head Coach – Tricia Kilczynski
Under 19 Assitant Coach – Lisa Manning
Under 19 Assistant Coach – Katy Costin
Under 19 Team Manager – Tina Irvine
Under 17 Head Coach – Sachel Grant
Under 17 Assistant Coach – Joy Porter
Under 17 Team Managers – Sam Castle & Jennine Loader
Under 15 Head Coach – Becky Trippick
Under 15 Assistant Coach – Karyn Sansom
Under 15 Development Head Coach – Vicky Sweeting
Under 15 Development Assistant Coach – Louisa Hone
Under 15 Team Managers – Emily Drackford & Jennine Loader
Basildon Futures Academy – Gemma Cosentino & Becky Trippick
Bedford Futures Academy – Karyn Sansom, Tracey Stimson and Rhiannon Chapman
Harrow Futures Academy – Camilla Buchanan, Violet Corbin and Ayesha Maynard
Henley Futures Academy – Tricia Kilczynski, Maria D’Amaro and Jennine Loader
St Albans Futures Academy – Jo Stevens and Charly Hardy
Thetford Futures Academy – Gemma Ashton & Sue Collin
Aspire Academy – Maggie Jackson MBE , Sachel Grant, Karyn Sansom, and Jo Stevens