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Glasgow is one of the foremost athletics city’s in the United Kingdom.
Members of Glasgow Athletics Clubs regularly compete for Scotland and Great Britain at International Level.

Facilities

Glasgow dominates netball in Scotland, regularly hosting a number of international netball competitions, home of the Glasgow Wildcats Scotlands Super league team and base of the national Governing body, Netball Scotland. Elite athletes are supported through the Scottish Institute of Sport and/ or Culture and Sport Glasgow talent athlete programme both provide essential support through facility access and training support.

The new indoor arena within the East End of Glasgow will bring a new dimension to training and competition facilities to support the lead up to the 2014 commonwealth games and the legacy beyond.

Coaching

There is a great depth of coaching talent based in Glasgow. With the introduction of the Glasgow Wildcats into the UK Super League has seen a dramatic change in the delivery of coaching in Scotland. Denise Holland, full time National and Glasgow Wildcat coach has established a dynamic and enthusiastic culture to coaching, creating local and national pathway opportunities at all levels.

Clubs

Glasgow boasts the leading netball clubs in Scotland regularly dominating national leagues and competitions. There are 17 clubs based within or around Glasgow competing in weekly local competition which involves, Glasgow, Strathclyde and Caledonia university.  www.glasgownetball.co.uk

The Glasgow Wildcats are Scotland’s only UK Super League Franchise. 90% of Glasgow Wildcats players are based within the Glasgow club structure. www.glasgowwildcats.co.uk.

High performance programmes in or around Glasgow

Netball is very proud of the ‘Elite Training Environment’ that has been created in Scotland and especially in Glasgow; it offers elite and talented netballers the opportunity to maximize their full potential, to compete for their country with distinction and fulfil lifetime ambitions.  Expectations are high, determination and commitment essential, together with passion and vision, these all make up ingredients of success.

‘I am delighted to be working with people who share my vision and belief, that nothing is impossible and that success comes to those who work for it’!    Denise Holland, National Coach

Athlete statement

It feels like the University cares about what you are doing and support in any way they can. There are also a wide variety of training environments which keeps things exciting. (Rachel Holmes, Scotland)