Player Profiles

Want to know more about your team-mates? Or perhaps even your potential opposition? Here you will find profiles on our players, with a new player added regularly.

Name: Jess B (& Wilson)

Committee Position: Treasurer

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Country of Origin: UK

Day Job: Risk Manager

Dream Job as a Child: Vet

Favourite Netball Position: GK

Years in Switzerland: 4

Year as a member of ZNC: 4

Hobbies (outside of netball): Karate, yoga and Lego

Pet Hates: People who don’t stick to the 1 metre rule outside of court… I like my personal space!

Favourite Food: Pie, chips and gravy (or basically anything slathered in gravy)

Hidden Talent: Can eat seriously hot chilli sauce without batting an eyelid

Training Motto: Have as much fun as possible and if you get some exercise in the process even better!

Best Thing About ZNC: The inclusivity. It’s so easy to go to training for any level of player and make some great friends along the way… also the social events!

Most Likely To: Be asking who’s coming to the pub after training 🙂


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Name: Claudia

Committee Position: President/Head Coach

Country of Origin: Australia

Day Job: IT Manager

Dream Job as a Child: National Park Ranger

Favourite Netball Position: GK

Years in Switzerland: 9

Year as a member of ZNC: 8

Hobbies (outside of netball): walking in the forest, finding new books to read (and sometimes even reading them) and yoga

Pet Hates: Littering and idiocy

Favourite Food: Spag bol (made by my Dad) and T-Bone Steak

Hidden Talent: Amazingly good at creating Brio train tracks

Training Motto: Always go all out

Best Thing About ZNC: Everyone is so lovely. I’ve made so many life long friends through the club

Most Likely To: Be complaining about how cold it is!


Name: Abby

Committee Position: Social Media

Country of Origin: Englandscreenshot-2022-06-12-at-13.09.22

Day Job: International Operations Coordinator

Dream Job as a Child: Hairdresser

Favourite Netball Position: GD, GK, WD 

Years in Switzerland: 4

Year as a member of ZNC: 3

Hobbies (outside of netball): Baking, Yoga and being a plant mum

Pet Hates: people eating with their mouth open

Favourite Food: Pasta

Hidden Talent: Being a cat whisperer

Training Motto: Let’s do this!!

Favourite Emoji😂

Best Thing About ZNC: Hanging out with lots of lovely people from all over the world playing the game we all love!


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Name: Jessica Jenny van Rossum

Committee Position: Assistant Coach/Events

Country of Origin: New Zealand

Day Job: Radiation Therapist

Dream Job as a Child: Chef or Baker

Favourite Netball Position: GK

Years in Switzerland: 4 years

Year as a member of ZNC: 3 Years

Hobbies (outside of netball): Baking, running and reading

Pet Hates: Not changing over to a new toilet roll when the other is empty.

Favourite Food: Chocolate

Hidden Talent: I can play the clarinet.

Training Motto: Work not just for yourself but for the team.

Favourite Emoji: 😂

Best Thing About ZNC: All the other amazing ZNC members who play awesome netball, know how to have a good yarn and a good drink 😂

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