Wasps Netball’s Alexia Baker is set to make her home Superleague debut on Monday – but has already been making an impact for the Club away from the court.
Alexia, who joined the Club in January, has been working as part of the wider Wasps delivery team alongside teammate Tamsin Moala as the Black and Golds gear up for the new season.
Wasps start their 2020 home campaign on Monday 2 March (7.30pm centre-pass) against Saracens Mavericks at Ricoh Arena.
When they aren’t training with the squad, Alexia and Tamsin both work in the community engagement team based at Ricoh Arena.
Tamsin is responsible for organising children’s half-term camps, training sessions in schools and adult training sessions – while Alexia gets out into the local community and leads the sessions.
Alexia said: “My role away from the court is to deliver training sessions out in the community. I really do love it, getting the chance to meet so many talented young aspiring players.
“I’m new to the country as well, and only moved over from Australia recently, so I’m getting to travel around the region and see the country while working too.
“I’ve settled in really nicely here in England and I’m loving it.”
While working within the wider Wasps business, Tamsin says they are developing key transferrable skills that will support their post-netball careers.
Tamsin added: “At Wasps we’re committed to getting more people playing netball and that’s something I’m really p