Philippa Pitts - Head Coach


A former teacher with a wealth of experience. Philippa holds a Level 3 coaching certificate and has over 30 years experience of coaching at all levels from school year 3 to County age groups and Regional League.


She has coached the East Region Talented Player Programme and between 2002 and 2006 was the lead coach for the East Essex County Under 16’s during which time they were 2nd, 1st and 3rd in successive years in the National Inter Counties Championship.


Philippa was awarded Sport England East  'Coach of the Year' in 2005, and Netball East 'Coach of the Year' 2009.


Philippa is regularly asked to sit on the selection panel for Satelitte and County Academy screening.


Sarah Bellamy


Sarah is an experienced teacher, currently Head of P.E at a leading school in the County. She holds a Level 3 coaching certificate.


Sarah has coached at the Regional Academy and the Essex County Plus academy.


In 2013 Sarah Bellamy was Lead coach for the County Academy.


Other club coaches


The club has four coaches with the UKCC Level 2 award  Jacquelyn Jobey, Rianna Reid Natalie Smith, and Lucy Davidson; plus Zara Heath who is currently working through the final stages of the Level 2 having successfully completed the course and the assessment.



We have 7 members  who hold the UKCC Level 1 coaching certificate.


Taylor Baker, Jessica Bowen Hayley Brown Graham Hinman, SarahJane Langridge, Taylor Baker and Rhianna Ward.



We encourage our players to assist with the coaching and gain the coaching awards at the earliest opportunity.



Coaching arrangements for season 2018/19


Senior performance group                 Sarah Bellamy                                          


Year 10                                                Lucy Davidson


Year 9                                                 Zara Heath


Year 8                                                  Philippa Pitts and Graham Hinman


Year 7                                                 Taylor Baker and Grace Hinman