GNC appoints dynamic new Head Coach for season 2014 – Alan Watson

Greensborough NC LogoThe Greensborough Netball Club was established in 2011 and in season 2013, the club had six teams competing in the Northern Football League Netball competition, the most of any netball club.

Greensborough’s strong commitment to its players is exemplified in its excellent program of skill development and in the high quality of the coaching provided for our teams. We are delighted therefore to welcome Alan Watson to the head coaching position.

Alan’s fantastic record of coaching and involvement in sport began in the early 1990s and includes experience in basketball, cricket, football and of course netball. Over the years he has coached a wide range of teams including at senior level for Banyule Open Premier division 3, Diamond Valley U17 and from 2014 as Head Coach for the Lancefield Football Netball Club in the Riddel and districts FNL. In 2011 he was appointed coach for the Victorian Deaf Netball open teams competing in the Australian titles in which they finished in first and second places.

Alan comes to Greensborough very well qualified to take on the role Head Coach. He has completed training qualifications in advanced coaching, courses in umpiring and coaching theory and Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment.

His innovative approach to coaching is designed to assist every individual achieve her personal best and is based on principles of teamwork, mental agility and fitness. ‘I have a whole heap of knowledge and new ideas that I want to bring to the club through my level of coaching’, says Alan. ‘Netball is a great team sport and players share the game with friends and make new ones so I see this as is a very exciting opportunity. The club has a sound structure in place with the number of teams participating. The challenge is to improve the players individually and as teams, to identify and work on areas that players need to improve on. That will mean stronger more competitive teams, working with structures, team systems and set plays.’

With a wealth of experience and a passion for netball, Alan Watson is the ideal person to help us achieve our aim of creating a great future for the club.

Greensborough is currently accepting applications for assistant coaching roles for season 2014. Games are played on Friday nights between April to September, with training conducted between 8pm to 9:30pm on Wednesday nights. Tryouts will occur in early February 2014.

Coaches, please include all previous coaching experience, current coaching qualification levels and any references in your written application including your current resume. Send your application to Nicole Doherty via or phone 0418 688 085.

If you are interested in playing at GNC in 2014, please fill in the website contact form below and include your contact details, preferred position and last level of competition played.

If you are interested in sponsoring GNC in 2014, please contact Nicole Doherty via or phone 0418 688 085.

Go Boro!