Indoor Training

Indoor training takes place Sept - April. We train every Wednesday at Norwich City College on Ipswich Road NR2 2LJ.

Training starts at 8:00pm and finishes at 9.45pm. We welcome people of all abilities, from complete novice to international superstar. Our 3 main coaches rotate the training between them to give us varied and exciting training sessions.

The first 3 sessions are free so you've got nothing to lose. Just come along and have a bit of fun. We have plenty of friendly faces to make you feel part of the team from the moment you walk through the door.

SERL & 1sts Coach

Neil Wakefield is back in the driving seat of Ice's coaching team. Neil is one of the founding members of the club and has been playing since he was 13 years old. He has played for Kwiek, UEA and was part of the British Student Team for 2 years. Along with Niall he coached the first team to win the NKA league for the first time. Neil is a level 2 qualified coach and also regularly referees in the local and regional leagues.

2nds Coach

Rachel Payne started play korfball at UEA way back in 2002. She is one of the founding members of Ice and an active member of the committee. Rachel coached the 4th team for 3 years from its start to just one point away from winning the 3rd division. Rachel is a level 2 qualified coach. She is now working with Neil to develop the SERL squad through the second team.

3rds Coach

Jenna Slaughter also started playing through UEA and has been at Ice since 2012. Jenna is a level 2 qualified coach. The thirds are our lowest team and perfect for beginners to get into the matches. Jenna works with players new to the sport during Wednesday training sessions to help them quickly build the skills and knowledge to play int he matches. 

Adam Knights has been coaching for Ice for 4 years. He has successfully helped the 2nd team stay up in the NKA Division 1 and has now taken on the challenge of building the 3rd team. He coached them to one point away of winning the 2nd division. The pressure will be on again next season with stiff competition. He started playing korfball with UEA in 2006. Adam is a level 2 qualified coach and regularly referees in the local league.

Niall Sully has recently taken on the role of Head Coach in Ice. Last season he successfully help Ice stay in NKA Division 2 during a year of changes within the club structure. He started playing for Birmingham University and joined Ice after a short time at Norwich City when he moved back to Norwich. Niall is a level 2 qualified coach.

Where We Practice

City College Norwich

How to get there!

By car: The college is located on the Ipswich Road approximately 1/2 mile from the city centre. From the St Stephen's Street roundabout (near the bus station), follow the signs to Ipswich. A few hundred meters south of the roundabout the A11 and A140 divide, take the left fork and the College is about 300 metres further along on the left.

By Bus: There are many different buses that stop on Ipswich road. You can use  to work out which is best for you.

What will you need?

Pretty much all you'll need is yourself. Korfball should involve a tiny bit of running around so bring your best plimsoles and PE vest!