"Over most sports, cricket will teach you many things, and more than just how to bat and bowl. It can teach you valuable life skills. Throughout the sport, you will come across players sharing a multitude of expressions and emotions, elation, commiseration, disappointment and satisfaction but most of all, respect.
Wherever you hail from, no matter what ability and experience you may have or whether you are able bodied or disabled, our adaptive and highly skilled coaching will help you on your path of progression to become a better cricketer and person in a safe, supportive and friendly atmosphere.
Cricket is more than just numbers and statistics; it is what YOU want to make it."
Andy is an ECB Level 3 qualified coach and has coaching and playing experience in Australia and the United Kingdom.
He has previously worked for the South Northants District coaching and managing the Under 11 - 15 squads and has also coached Northamptonshire Age Group squads and Northants Disability side.
Andy was called up to assist with the coaching of the England Learning Disability squad in 2013 and has since then been a regular member of the coaching team preparing the squad for their Tri-Nations series in Australia March 2015 where they returned back to back World Champions.
Andy most recently worked in Leicester as a Performance Coach delivering and designing sessions for young and emerging cricketers. Here he spent time coaching alongside the likes of Matthew Hoggard, Paul Nixon and Phillip DeFreitas.
Andy has been coaching since the age of 16 and spent previous summers delivering the ‘Chance to Shine’ project and touring over past winters including South Africa and Australia where he was coaching and playing for the Edgewater Cricket Club in Perth, Western Australia scoring 115 on debut and 642 runs in his 8 innings out there.
Andy started playing cricket at the age of 11 playing for Preston Capes and age group representative cricket.
Career at a glance:
Last Club - Northampton Saints CC
Hundreds - 18
Half Centuries - 42
Top Score - 148*
Overseas Hundreds - 1
Quickest Hundred - 56 balls (T20)
Most Runs in a Season - 708
Bowling Style - Leg Spin / Pace
Best Bowling - o 4 - m 3 - w 6 - r 3
Ben is currently a Level 2 coach, he has coached at big Summer and Easter
Holiday Camps both at Stowe
School and Magdalen College
School for the past 6 years. He also spent some time coaching at the City Cricket Academy in Leicester alongside Andy.
Playing wise, Ben represented Oxfordshire from U10's to 16's.
He played for Stowe School First Team for 4 years. He held a record for the youngest
player to score 100, which was recently beaten by Ben Duckett, who now has gone on to play for Northamptonshire Steelbacks. He also holds the record for quickest hundred, in a season where he amassed 855 runs.
Ben currently plays for Twyford in the Cherwel League Division 1.
Career at a glance:
22 hundreds scored.
1 double hundred scored.
Top Score - 203 Not Out.
hundred - 32 balls.
most runs in a season - 898 - Westbury (2013)