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England Touch has announced that Sammie Phillips has been appointed as the Association’s Head of Elite Performance.This new role within the England Touch High Performance team will see Phillips work closely with High Performance Director Anthony Atherton in leading the tactical and performance delivery of the high performance programme.Another key part of Philips’ role will be ...

England Touch is running a number of Level 1 and 2 referee courses this winter and spring.DATELEVELVENUEPRESENTERFeb 10thL2HammersmithIan SyderFeb 11thL1PershoreDavid FieldFeb 17thL2BathKevin HobbsFeb 17thL2ManchesterJordi BitllochMar 3rdL2OxfordIan SyderMar 24thL2New ElthamNicolas Van De RijtCLICK HERE to register for any of the Level 2 courses.CLICK HERE to register for the L ...

England Touch has a number of coaching courses in early 2018.DATELEVELLOCATIONPRESENTERCOST17-18 FebIntermediateNottinghamTim Osborne£8522nd FebCommunityMedwayTom Humphreys£3010-11 MarIntermediateLondon (TBD)Tim Osborne£85The Community course, run by Schools Liaison Officer Tom Humphreys, is ideal for people who are new to the sport and just starting up their own club. It is al ...

England Touch is strengthening its group of Non-Executive Directors even further with the appointments of Geraint Thomason and David Jenkins onto the Association’s Board.Thomason brings a wealth of business experience with him garnered from several decades working in the IT sector, including 18 years as a senior executive within IBM, where he led the team responsible for some o ...

In mid-July England Touch is hosting the 2018 European Touch Championships, and is now seeking volunteers to help make the tournament a success.The European Touch Championships is the largest international tournament outside of the World Cup and this year over 15 countries will be represented. The 2018 tournament, which runs between Tuesday, July 17th (opening ceremony) and Sat ...

The 2018 England Touch Annual General Meeting has been confirmed for Sunday, February 25th. Timings are TBC but the AGM is likely to start around 11am.The AGM, which will take place in Manchester, is the opportunity for current members – individuals, clubs and league operators – to hear from the England Touch management about the current state of the Association and the plans f ...

The European Federation of Touch (EFT) has just announced its new Commission appointees, and England has increased its representation by two.Marnie Wills (Youth) and Gary Lambert (Women) join Kevin Hill (Events Director), Ian Syder (EFT Board) and Ben Powell (President) in helping to shape the future of European Touch.EFT provides a forum for national governing bodies across Eu ...

England Touch has announced that the new coach of the Men’s Open team will be Tim Osborne.Osborne has been handed the responsibility of leading one of the country’s flagship teams following Ben Smith’s unexpected recent departure back to his native Australia for family reasons.Osborne is a familiar face within the England Touch High Performance Programme, having been High Perfo ...

England Touch has announced that Zoe Malarkey will be the Association’s Events Manager in 2018.A member of Nottingham Hoods, Zoe – who took up Touch four years ago – has been involved in organising tournaments and managing teams at club level. She is highly organised, thanks to her experience of involvement in contract negotiation and supplier performance management in her work ...

England Touch has a number of opportunities for individuals to help take the Association to the next level in its development.England Touch is in a strong position both on and off the field. The High Performance Training Squads are in the final months of their preparation for the 2018 European Championships, while the recent appointment of England Touch’s first full-time paid e ...

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