Chris Ellison

Founder and Director

England High Performance Coach 2010 – 2014: Physical Disability Cricket.

ECB England Physical DisabilitiesTeam Director for 4 years including two international tours to Dubai against Pakistan in the first ever globally recognized tournament for cricketers with a physical disability.

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Currently working in a variety of environments both locally and regionally including:

 Coaching Lead for Thames Valley Disability Cricket programme including Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire.

Coaching Lead for Berkshire Cricket county age group Development and Performance programmes.

“Change for Life” coaching delivery in Berkshire Primary Schools.

Tournament Director for West Reading Primary Schools Cluster Festivals.

Lead Coach at Crosfields School, Reading.

Years as a qualified coach: 8 years.

Favourite part of being a coach: Working with and watching players who want to develop and improve. The daily learning opportunities in the great variety of environments I work in from schools up to elite level players.

Champagne Coaching Moment: anytime I work with players who say "they can't do".....followed by a short discussion and a bit of work who then "can do".

Coaching Qualification: UKCC Level 4

Guy Ashby

 Cricket/Multisports Coach and Development Officer

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Guy is another of our emerging, talented and passionate cricket coaches. Guy holds the ECB Level 2 cricket coaching award and has recently graduated from University with a BA Hons Degree in Sports Development and Coaching.

In addition, Guy is a qualified Tennis Coach and Gym Instructor.....loves to keep fit and pass on that energy in all the groups he coaches in.

 

Jeremy Palmer

Cricket Operations Manager

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I have been playing cricket for over 35 years and have had a successful playing career. I have played Premier League cricket, as well as representative cricket for Sussex. I currently play for Henley CC having captained their 3rd XI, the highest ranked 3rd XI in the Thames Valley League during 2012/3 seasons, and helping the 4th XI win the 7b Division Championship in 2014.

I am an ECB level 2 qualified coach and have held a coaching qualification since 2001.

Aftab Habib

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 Aftab is one of the highly skilled UKCC ECB Level 3 cricket coaches forging a reputation for setting a challenging yet fun coaching environment be it in schools, clubs or working one to one. This philosophy is at the heart of Aftab’s coaching work and very much aligned to the philosophy of Performance Cricket as a whole. Aftab strives to develop young and adult cricketers for the future of the game. He is currently working in a diverse and varied programme of coaching locations including private schools, cricket clubs, academies, Berkshire Cricket and specialist one to one coaching work. 

Dan Marles

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I have just achieved my level 2 coaching qualification, and the main reason for wanting to coach is that I enjoy seeing the development of players technically, mentally and socially. I have played at rather a decent level and worked with some good coaches along the way.

I am currently working all across Berkshire at various clubs & working as a district coach too.

Chris Johnson

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I've coached cricket for over 35 years, having originally qualified under the MCC Coaching Scheme and currently work in several schools as well as at Henley Cricket Club and, of course, for Performance Cricket.

I have tended to concentrate on coaching 6 to 10 year olds and was one of very few cricket coaches providing specialist cricket coaching for this age group back in the 1970's. I believe cricket should at all times be fun and aim to install a love of the game in players which will make them want to play more, practice more and thereby improve their playing ability.

Glenford Boyce

Glenford (aka Boycie) is a very popular member of our coaching 

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He is currently working towards his ECB Level 2 qualification.

He is a hugely experienced and keen club cricketer he has played league cricket in England, as well as his native Trinidad. In addition, he also plays for the RAF.

Cricket runs in his families blood with his cousin being current West Indies international Kieron Pollard.

 

Zac Jones

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Philosophy: I want to make all activities fun, enjoyable and energetic for all taking part. Following
each of the sessions I'm either Leading or Supporting my goal is for all the participants to have a more positive 
outlook and a better understanding of their game.

Experience: I have been working part time for Performance Cricket since summer 2015
following time spent overseas playing and coaching. Since September 2015 I have been
coaching more regularly helping out with Little Crickets, School Curriculum delivery, After
School Clubs, Performance Cricket Academies and Master Classes. When playing in Australia
I helped as a Support Coach in Fast Bowling to the junior section of the club. 


Ambitions: I would love to achieve the highest level of coaching possible (Level 4). I would love
to be a high performance coach when my playing days are over.

Paul Bew

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Paul is another one of our UKCC ECB Level 3 qualified coaches, he currently delivers our u13 
age group programmes at Finchampstead CC. He also delivers our Performance Cricket
development courses. Lead coach for Berkshire County u14 s Paul coaches in various
environments including private schools, junior and senior club sides and one to one's.

Tom Scanlan

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My first cricket coaching job was at the DCF Burton (the old Yorkshire captain) School near Sunningdale in 1962! That was the same year that I captained my school team, Beaumont College, since defunct, against The Oratory at Lord's. 

I played most of my cricket for Teddington CC in the days before the Middlesex league was formed and then for a couple of seasons in the league.

I was Assistant Editor of The Cricketer magazine in 1970-72 and then spent a long time in various postings overseas with British Forces Broadcasting Service, which pretty well put cricket to a stop apart from occasional games in far-flung outposts.

Ronnie Brock

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David Williams

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Taylor Christopher

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