Director on BNA’s list


Newly re-elected president of the Barbados Netball Association (BNA), Nisha Craigwell, has one main Christmas wish: to get a technical director for Barbados and the Caribbean.

In the spirit of the season, Craigwell, who was returned unopposed, said a technical director would benefit her country as well as the other netball-playing nations in the Caribbean.

“We have been blessed with some talented and dedicated netball coaches over the years, but we have to accept that even with tremendous individual talent among our players, we need someone with international expertise to get us to that next level,” she said.

“Unlike most other major sports, netball has struggled for years to identify with a sport-specific coaching course that we can have administered to our coaches. Hence, the majority of our coaches are coaching from their experiences as players and have never been exposed to any formal netball-specific programme.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.



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