England Netball officials selected for Birmingham 2022

World Netball has announced the International Technical Officials (ITO) and National Technical Officials (NTO) for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games (B2022).

19 ITO have been selected including, a Chair and Members of the Jury of Appeal, the Umpire Appointments Panel and Match Officials (Umpires). 23 NTO have been selected to fulfil the four main roles, these include: Bench Coordinator, Bench Manager, Technical Official, and Statisticians. Non-travelling reserves have also been selected who are not named. The World Netball Technical Delegate was appointed in December 2020 and this role completes the team of Officials as detailed below.

Technical Delegate (TD)

Ian HollowayJury of Appeal (JOA)

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Gaby Hochbaum (Chair)

Cheryl Danson

Deborah Lynch

Umpire Appointments Panel (UAP)

Deborah Lynch (Chair)

Judith Groves

Janis Teesdale

Sharon Kelly

Match Officials (Umpires)

Gary Burgess

Louise Travis

Alison Harrison

Anso Kemp

Elizna Van den Berg

Tracey-Ann Griffths

Gareth Fowler

Angela Armstrong-Lush

Ken Metekingi

Joshua Bowring

Tara Warner

Kate Wright

Bronwen Adams

Bench Coordinators

Karen Cartwright

Pat Percy

Sheelagh RedpathBench Managers

Julie Arnold

Wendy Broad

Technical Officials

Dave Stringer

Jackie Webb

Kim Simmons

Mary Stanley

Rachel Tanner

Sam Rudd

Sarah Jackson

Sue Richards

Tracey Stubbs

Vince Morris


Felicity O’Leary

Jan Johnson

Jo Coker

Kathy Fairclough

Lianne Dooley

Lynsey Ganderton

Sara Bostock

Toni Brunsdon

Speaking on the announcement World Netball International Officiating Manager, Christina Barrow, said: “It is always a pleasure to be able to announce the officials selected for such a prestigious event as the Commonwealth Games. We appreciate the dedication of all the voluntary netball officials who were considered, and we wish those selected all the very best with their duties at B2022.”

World Netball President, Liz Nicholl, added: “We are extremely lucky at World Netball to have so many incredible voluntary officials around the globe who work tirelessly to ensure the integrity of our game as it grows. We know these events are often the highlight of an Official’s career, and we have no doubt that Birmingham 2022 will be an unforgettable event to be part of and will live up to their expectations.”

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