Severn Stars netball team will be looking to appoint a new Head Coach to
spearhead its campaign next season.
Gerrard, who led the team in its debut Superleague campaign, has stepped down
from the role to commit more time to her young family.
she remains part of the team set-up as a technical coach and will come in to
give players the benefit of her defensive expertise at various points
throughout next season.
team, a joint franchise between the University of Gloucestershire and the
University of Worcester, has started the process of appointing a replacement
Head Coach to build on the team’s progress ahead of the coming season.
said: “I have loved being a part of the Severn Stars’ inaugural season in the
Vitality Netball Superleague as Head Coach.
I feel the club has made great progress in a short period of time and I
am excited to see the success of the club as it moves forward. Although I will be stepping aside as Head
Coach to spend more time with my family I will be staying involved in a different
capacity and will contribute to the growth of the club. Thanks to all the fans for their support in
our first year and I look forward to seeing everybody in the next season.”
Severn Stars and University of Gloucestershire Director
of Netball, Pamela Cookey said: “Mo’onia has been a key part of our Severn
Stars journey and has had a great impact on the players.
“Though we will be losing her in the Head Coach role,
Mo’onia will still be involved in the team’s development as a technical coach
throughout next season. I would like to thank Mo’onia on behalf of all at
Severn Stars for everything she has done for the team in this capacity, in our
inaugural season, and know the ethos and team spirit she has fostered will
continue into next season.
“We’ll be looking to recruit a new Head Coach as quickly as possible to
take the team forward and build on the base Mon has laid down.”