Membership Benefits from GMCNA

  • Access to play in Greater Manchester structured competitions at Junior and Senior level through Clubs – Local leagues, County Leagues, Regional league to Premier leagues and Schools’ netball from BEE netball to National Schools.


  • Access to a player performance pathway through Greater Manchester – from County Academy to England teams, working with local Franchise.


  • Access to England Netball qualified Umpires for games.


  • Access to Umpire Courses through Greater Manchester in the North West Region.


  • Access to Qualified Umpire Development through Greater Manchester for Tutor training, Testers and Mentoring schemes in the North West Region.


  • Access to England Netball qualified Coaches in Greater Manchester Clubs & County Academy, to support development and mentoring.


  • Access to Coach Development courses through Greater Manchester, to further enhance coaches.


  • Access to financial support through the Greater Manchester County Financial Schemes.


  • Access to the Support of the Greater Manchester County Committee, who has an array of knowledge and experience in Netball.


  • Access to Club, Local Leagues through the GMCNA website with links to Manchester Thunder, North West Region & EN websites in line with the Engage system.


  • As a player, coach, umpire or official eligible for cover through England Netball Liability and Accident Insurance.


  • As a player, coach, umpire or official eligible for protection covered by England Netball Code of Conduct & Disciplinary Regulations.


  • As a Club Representative from an affiliated club or Affiliated School you can vote at the Greater Manchester County Netball Association Annual General Meeting on proposed resolutions and election of Officers to the Committee.


  • Support for clubs to achieve CAPS. CAPS help’s your Club to develop in many areas, such as: attracting and encouraging new players and volunteers; coaching and competition; club management / administration; applying for funding.


  • Support and advise from Greater Manchester Netball Development Officer who is based locally to develop Netball within the County.


  • Access to Greater Manchester Netball Development Community Coach Officer who work in the County to help set up new sessions to enhance opportunities within your club – such as Back 2 Netball and Walking Netball.


  • Support for all involved in netball to access relevant training from First aid, Safeguarding and to ensure DBS checks are accessible where required.


  • Support and advice to all athletes, parents and volunteers via a varied of communication tools.