Tamsin Greenway

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Tamsin Greenway
Tamsin Greenway 2008.jpg
Greenway representing England in 2008
Personal information
Born (1982-10-06) 6 October 1982 (age 38)
Leicester, England
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
School Bosworth Academy
University University of Bath
Netball career
Playing position(s): C, WA, GA
Years Club team(s) Apps
2003–2009 Team Bath
2008–2009Queensland Firebirds
2009–2015 Surrey Storm
2016–2018 Wasps
Years National team(s) Caps
2004–2015 England 67
Coaching career
Years Team(s)
2011–2016 Surrey Storm
2016–2018 Wasps
2020– Scotland
Last updated: 17 May 2020

Tamsin Greenway (born 6 October 1982) is a former England netball international. She was a member of the England teams that won bronze medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and at the 2011 and 2015 Netball World Cups. Between 2006 and 2018 she played in eight Netball Superleague grand finals for three different teams – Team Bath, Surrey Storm and Wasps. During this time she won five Netball Superleague titles as a player and/or coach and a sixth as a director of netball. Greenway also works as a netball pundit for Sky Sports. In 2020 she was appointed head coach of the Scotland national netball team.

Early life and education[edit]

Greenway is originally from Desford, Leicestershire. She was educated at the local community primary school and Bosworth Academy. In addition to netball, in her youth she played various sports including association football, tennis, table tennis, badminton and field hockey. Between 2001 and 2004 she studied Media Production at the University of Bath.[1][2][3][4][5]

Playing career[edit]

Team Bath[edit]

Between 2003 and 2009 Greenway played for Team Bath. In 2004 she was a member of the Team Bath squad that won the Super Cup. In 2005–06 she was a member of the Team Bath squad that won the inaugural Netball Superleague title. She was also a member of Team Bath squads that won further titles in 2006–07 and 2008–09. Along the way she also played in her first two Netball Superleague grand finals in 2006 and 2007. Her team mates at Team Bath included, among others, Sara Bayman, Rachel Dunn, Jess Garland, Pamela Cookey, Stacey Francis and Geva Mentor.[6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

Queensland Firebirds[edit]

In 2008 and 2009 Greenway played for Queensland Firebirds in the ANZ Championship.[13][14][15][16]

Surrey Storm[edit]

Between 2010 and 2015 Greenway played for Surrey Storm. Greenway served Surrey Storm as team captain, player/coach and director of netball. Under her leadership Surrey Storm played in five out of the six Netball Superleague grand finals between 2011 and 2016. After finishing as runners up in the first three, Surrey Storm won their first Netball Superleague title in 2015 and than retained the title in 2016. In 2015 Greenway initially announced she was retiring as a player.[16][17][18][19][20]

Wasps[edit]

In 2016 Greenway was appointed as the first director of netball for new Netball Superleague franchise, Wasps.[20][21][22][23][24] Greenway guided Wasps to two successive Superleague titles in 2017 and 2018. She also came out of retirement as a player and played in two further grands finals. Her Wasps team mates included Rachel Dunn, Bongiwe Msomi, Natalie Haythornthwaite, Samantha May and Jade Clarke.[25][26][27][28][29] In July 2018 Greenway announced she was stepping down as Wasps director of netball.[30]

Grand finals Team Place Opponent
1 2005–06 [11] Team Bath Winners Galleria Mavericks
2 2006–07 [12] Team Bath Winners Galleria Mavericks
3 2011 [31][32] Surrey Storm Runners up Hertfordshire Mavericks
4 2012 Surrey Storm Runners up Northern Thunder
5 2014 [33] Surrey Storm Runners up Manchester Thunder
6 2015 [34][35] Surrey Storm Winners Hertfordshire Mavericks
7 2017 [25][26] Wasps Winners Loughborough Lightning
8 2018 [27][28][29] Wasps Winners Loughborough Lightning

England[edit]

Between 2004 and 2015 Greenway made 67 senior appearances for England. She made her senior debut during a series against South Africa. She previously represented England at under-19 and university levels. She subsequently represented England at the 2007 World Netball Championships. She was a member of the England teams that won bronze medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and at the 2011 and 2015 Netball World Cups. She was also a member of the England team that won the silver medal at the 2010 World Netball Series.[3][7][6][10][18]

Tournaments Place
2007 World Netball Championships [5][36][37] 4th
2009 World Netball Series [38] 4th
2010 Commonwealth Games [39] 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
2010 World Netball Series [40] 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
2011 World Netball Championships [41][42] 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)
2015 Netball World Cup [43] 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)

Coaching career[edit]

Scotland[edit]

In February 2020 Greenway was appointed head coach of Scotland.[44][45][46][47][48]

Television[edit]

Greenway works as a netball pundit for Sky Sports.[44][47][48][49] In 2011 she appeared as a Leicester City F.C. fan in the Soccerette segment of Soccer AM.[50] She has also appeared as a guest on A Question of Sport.[51]

Personal life[edit]

Between 2012 and 2016 Greenway was in a relationship with the TV presenter Tim Lovejoy. They had a daughter together named Jamie Jeane Lovejoy (b. 2013).[52][53][54] In November 2019 Greenway announced the birth of her second child, Casey Jaxx, with fiancé Jo Feldman.[55]

Honours[edit]

Team Bath
Surrey Storm
Wasps Netball
England

References[edit]

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