7 September 2018

Dean Woods


England U15 coaching team confirmed

We are delighted to announce a new-look coaching and management team for the England Under-15 squad.

Lizzie Reeves has been appointed as the new squad manager.

Carla Bennett and Rob Bloomer will continue as Assistant coaches and will be joined by Matt Lunn and Alex Derham.

Matt, 25, is a member of Norwich City Korfball Club and has been involved in coaching for almost nine years. Matt has won a host of British University and College Sport medals including Gold as a player in 2017 and Gold as a coach in 2014.

Alex, 23, has represented England at all levels and also for Great Britain seniors at the World Games. Alex plays her Korfball at Tornadoes Korfball Club in the England Korfball League. While at Loughborough University Alex played for Nottingham Korfball Club.

“Congratulations to Lizzie, Alex, Matt and Dave”

Former England and Great Britain senior international and senior coach Dave Buckland returns to the England Korfball International coaching set-up as the new Under-15 Lead Coach.

England Korfball chair, Ellen Pearce said: “Congratulations to Lizzie, Alex, Matt and Dave on their successful appointments. The Board were particularly keen to ensure that we put coach development and succession planning at the heart of our recruitment to these new posts.

“We are pleased that Dave will focus on this area within the team, and that we have two new assistant coaches joining the international set-up.

“It’s an exciting time for the England U15 squad – Good luck to all the players who are trialling this weekend”