Handball in West Yorkshire -“Delivering the Olympic Legacy”


 Welcome to England Handball in West Yorkshire

The 2012 Olympics offer a fantastic opportunity to develop this new and exciting sport as the county has gained recognition from the EHA and more funding and pathways for young people and adults are being created for West Yorkshire to develop the sport in this leading northern county; where the next generation of British handball players can be developed 

Coach Education Opportunities:

Sports Structures: Provide and administrate the EHA accredited coaching awards for young people and adults: 

*  Handball Leaders Award

*  Introduction to teaching handball

*  Teachers Award Key Stage 2 and 3 

*  EHA Level 1 Certificate in coaching

*  EHA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching

*  EHA UKCC Level 2 (from early 2012) 

Current West Yorkshire Adult Clubs

Leeds Carnegie Handball Club: http://www.carnegiehandball.co.uk/

Leeds Hornets Handball Club:



For more information on handball contact:

National Club Support Officer – Tom Smith: tom.smith@englandhandball.com 

Coach Education – Head Office: handball@englandhandball.com



Published on: 17th August 2011

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Liam McCarthy
Coaching & Workforce
Email: liammccarthy@englandhandball.com 

John Thomason
Participation Manager
Tel: 075309 946 763
Email: johnthomason@englandhandball.com 

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For further information about any aspect of handball in England, please contact our office:

England Handball Association

The Halliwell Jones Stadium

Winwick Road


WA2 7NE 

Tel: 01925 246482/3
Email: handball@englandhandball.com