Netball Switzerland was founded in 2008 by a group of volunteers to sponsor and promote the game of Netball within Switzerland. Netball Switzerland is a full member of INF (International Netball Federation) and Netball Europe. Switzerland has World Ranking in Netball.
The Under 17 team was formed in 2008, and has represented Switzerland for the last few years in the European Netball championships. The staff driving elite level netball program launched the Cadre d'Espoir (literally translated as the Squad of Hope) with the aim of engaging and developing talented girls from 13 to 18 years old.
|2012||Glasgow||Isabelle Turney and Emma Coulsen|
|2013||Malta||Georgia- May Gabb and Lauren Snyder|
|2014||Worcester||Oriane Calmy and Sarah Irwin (Vice Captain)|
Netball Switzerland is dedicated to developing netball both in public schools in Switzerland through the Prete-pour-net initiative as well as supporting the netball programs of International schools located within Switzerland.
The Swiss Netball Nationalkader/Cadre national was established in 2012. A squad of 15 represented Switzerland at Netball Europe World Ranking Tournament in Gibraltar, May 2012. Switzerland achieved World Ranking at the tournament alongside Republic of Ireland, Israel, Malta and Gibraltar. In May 2013 the team represented Switzerland at the Netball Europe Open Championships in Aberdeen. Switzerland won the Silver Medal in the Development Section of the Championships and Player of the Tournament.
|2013||Seniors||Mollie Brodie and Charlotte Spelzini|
The first annual Netball Switzerland tournament took place in May at International School of Lausanne (ISL). It has grown from four local teams in 2008 to two tournaments, one in May for Junior's and one later in the year called " The Peppermill Challenge" for Seniors.
The Jo Beveridge Shield is presented at the annual tournament to the junior player of the tournament, as voted by the junior players.
|Year||Junior Player||Swiss Club|
|2012||Laura Van Dooren and Grace Beesley||La Chataignerie Girls|
|2013||Ruby Gribben and Morgan Billington||Meinier|
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