Helen Housby

England Netball Player & Speaker

Helen Housby is a professional English netball player, born 19 January 1995 in Carlisle, Cumbria. Housby played for the Superleague side Manchester Thunder from 2013 to 2016, helping them to win the 2014 SuperleagueGrand-Final against rivals Surrey Storm. She currently plays for the New South Wales Swifts. Housby was selected as a member of the England national netball team that played at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2015 Netball World Cup. She currently has 30 caps to her name, the first of which came at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in a match against Wales.

Housby has also completed two years of her zoology degree course at the University of Manchester. She continues to pursue her love of animals as a resident of Sydney, Australia (where she plays for NSW Swifts), enjoying the presence of creatures as diverse as dolphins, kangaroos and koalas.

Helen was a key member of the England netball team that won the gold medal match against Australia at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia – she scored in the final second of the game to give victory to England by one point. The England team had beaten Jamaica in the semi-final match (by just one point, also at the very last moment). Jamaica had narrowly defeated England in Glasgow 2014 to take the bronze medal.

To book Helen Housby as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When he’s at corporate events, Helen is known to cover the following topics:

  • Sports Speaking
  • England Netball
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Dealing With Pressure
  • Overcoming Adversity