Hire Tracey Neville
Tracey Neville and her England Netball team produced a shock result in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, overturning not just a historical dominance of the sport by Australia, but beating them at home in a dramatic final. Tracey is credited with revolutionising English netball, creating a culture of dedication, support and professionalism in all areas, from training to sponsorship.
Nationally capped Netball player, Tracey Neville, is a pioneer of her sport. The Commonwealth bronze medallist shone during the late 90s and early 2010s, before she turned her hand to coaching and truly hit her gold-standard stride. When booked for events, Tracey imparts with audiences the wisdom of a sporting legend, who has built a high-performance team first-hand. From peak performance to determination, Tracey’s insight into the winning mindset greatly benefits corporate audiences, who wish to revolutionise their workplace potential and the standard of their teams.
Head Coach of England Netball
In 2015, Tracey was appointed Head Coach of England’s national netball team. While first serving as their interim coach, she spurred the country to success at the 2015 Sydney Netball World Cup, an incredible achievement that resulted in her promotion to Head Coach. For three successive years, Tracey led the team to the European Netball Championship from 2015 to 2017. At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Tracey coached the England team to success and secured first place, followed by a final finish at the 2019 Liverpool Netball World Cup. Audiences of Tracey’s speeches benefit from her eye for first place, and infectious drive to come out on top.
Tracey Neville Thunder
Before coaching England, Tracey played a lead role in Team Northumbria and Manchester Thunder, from 2011 to 2015. At the 2012 Netball Superleague and later at the 2015 Netball Super league, she coached Manchester Thunder to victory on more than one occasion, a testament to Tracey’s leadership skills. As a player, Tracey thrived with YWCA Bury, Northern Thunder, Leeds Carnegie and, most notably, England. In 2004, she played with Northern Thunder in the Super Cup, while in 2007, she thrived with Leeds Carnegie at the Netball Superleague.
Prior to making her senior debut with England, Tracey played in both the under-18 and under-21 teams. Throughout 81 appearances, she was a key player in the teams’ bronze medal success at the 1998 Commonwealth Games and the 1999 New Zealand World Netball Championships. In celebration of her contribution, Tracey was appointed MBE in 2016. Thanks to her incredibly successful career, Tracey is an obvious choice at events, capable of reigniting a business team. Her after dinner speeches showcase her sporting journey in all of its glory, providing audiences with a behind the scenes insight into elite competing.