Our Coaching team

Our coaching team consists of highly qualified and motivated people, who are all experts in their field. With many years of experience! They have the expertise to provide comprehensive, first-rate coaching to our players.

Carol Bull

Head Coach - Level 2

Carol Bull started Tegate Netball Club, because there was no other Junior Netball Club within the Harlow area that her daughter Clare and her friends could join. That was in 1983! Starting out with just one team, Carol coached in a local community centre.  The club rapidly expanded and within a few years Tegate was the one of the biggest Junior Netball Clubs in the area. Carol, being an experienced level 2 coach, also progressed, and as well as being Tegate Head Coach she also became the East Essex under 21 coach.  She then progressed to coach the East Essex Senior Squad.  Carol has also coached Satellite and Academy as well as being a county selector.  Today she is still active in identifying talented players, and putting them on the Satellite, County or Academy pathway. Carol also holds a level B umpiring badge.

Kate Ings

Lead Coach - Level 2

Kate joined Tegate as a 10 year old. Two years later she was selected to play for East Essex under 16s, she progressed through the county system to captain the U18s, U21s and Seniors. When she was 15, Kate, under Carol’s guidance, trialled for the England U16 squad.  Over 25 years,  Kate has managed, played and captained the Tegate East Region Squad.  She also plays for Tegate Kestrels in the Harlow and Turnford leagues. 
​Passionate to give something of what she had been taught back to her club, Kate decided she would like to coach, she took her level 1 coaching badge in 2009 and obtained her level 2 badge and talent Identification in early 2013.  Kate has also coached the County Satellite squad for the East Essex Region in the England Netball Talent Pathway.

Kate is our current U13s & U14's East Regional coach and Performance Training coach.

Kelly Reeves

Level 1 Coach

Kelly joined Tegate as a 12 year old. she progressed through the county system, representing them at U18s, U21s and Seniors. Kelly plays for Tegate Kestrels in the Harlow and Turnford leagues and played for the Regional squad for many years. ​ Kelly trialled and was selected into the England Development Squad at age 26 and gained a vast  amount of experience.

After watching her daughter play for the club, Kelly wanted to give some of her knowledge to the younger players and so she took her level 1 coaching badge in 2019 and has become a vital part of the Tegate Coaching team. Kelly currently coaches the Senior East Regional team.

Emma Norsworthy

Level 1 Coach

Emma's daughter has played for Tegate since she was 7 years old so it was only a matter of time until we used Emma's netball knowledge to start coaching at the club! 

A player herself, Emma brings a wealth of experience to the club! 

Emma currently coaches the Under 15s and U16s Youth East Region Squad

Olivia Miles

Level 1 Coach

Olivia is one of our newest coaches, having played for the club since she was 10. 

Olivia is our Senior East Regional Captain and plays for the 1st Team at the Leisurezone. Olivia decided she would like to try her hand at coaching so under Carol’s watchful eye she started on her coaching journey.  

Lauren Davis

Level 2 Coach

Having played for Tegate as a youngest and having both her daughter's playing for the club, Lauren joined the coaching team in 2022.  Lauren brings a wealth of experience with her and is also qualified in Strength and Conditioning. 

Lauren currently coaches the U11's squad.

Carly Smith

Level 1 Coach

Carly started at Tegate at a very young age and is now our coach for our younger players! She started playing in one of the youth teams at Tegate and progressed from there! 

Carly played for the Regional squad and recently took her level 1 coaching badge and has been able to pass on her wealth of knowledge.

Chris Worrall

Treasurer

Chris got involved in Tegate when her daughter Kate joined the club and has been Treasurer at the club for almost 30 years! 

Chris is vital to Tegate running as smoothly as it does!  

Chris works tiresomely in the background at the club and is always there to help out on our training night!

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