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Army Officer Returns To Netball Superleague Team As Head Coach

Captain Jo Vann has a successful career in the sport prior to joining the Army in 2011.

An Army Officer is returning to Team Bath Netball to take on the Head Coach role. (Picture: Team Bath Netball)

Captain Jo Vann represented England during her playing career including a silver medal at the World U21 Championships.

At club level, she was a key player for the Bath team who won four titles before she retired from playing in 2011.

From there, Cpt Vann joined the Army where she played and coached for the military side.

Her return to Bath has the full support of the Army and Vann is the first coach to receive a Professional Sportsperson contract, which allows her to remain in the military while working for the Superleague team.

The new Bath Head Coach has been busy since returning to the club, using her Army contacts to help her coaching.