Stacey Francis

19 October 2013

Sport/Event: Netball

Positions: Goal Keeper, Goal Defence, Wing Defence

Date and Place of Birth: 1 January 1988, Birmingham, UK

Height: 180cm

Weight: 73kg

Coached by: Jess Thirlby

Date Arrived at Team Bath: 2005

Course of Study: Graduated in 2009 with a BSc in Sports Performance

Length of Course: 3 years

Occupation: PR and Marketing

Clubs: Team Bath, Canterbury Tactix


Stacey was part of every Team Bath Superleague title-winning side (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013). She joined the squad in 2005 and was Team Bath’s longest-serving player before she joined Yorkshire Jets in 2015. Back in 2006 she was the youngest member of the squad to win the inaugural competition when just 17.

Known for her athleticism, the explosive defender continues to sparkle on the international scene. Away from the court she continues to develop a career path in PR working for Criteo as an Advisor.

Stacey was named national Superleague Player of the Year for the 2011 and 2013 season.

Stacey has a degree in Sports Performance from the University of Bath.  She attained her first senior international cap a year after being in the squad on 1 September 2010 in Jamaica and has since gone to amass multiple England caps.

Her father, Kevin, is a former professional footballer who played for Birmingham City, Derby County, Exeter City, Hull City, Oxford United and Stockport County.

Career highlights:

Selected to represent England at Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, 2014
Champions – ZEO Netball Superleague, Team Bath, Worcester, May 2013
– Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India, 2010
Selected to represent England at Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India, 2010

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