Name: Greig Wright Role: Head of Performance & National Team Coach IOMCA Age Groups: Oversee and coach all age groups and lead coach for men's and women's National Team, Academy, EPP & U17s. Coaching Qualifications: ECB Levels 1-4, ECB Tutor, Assessor & Field Based Trainer & degree in Sports Psychology. Coaching Experience: 20 years working as a full time coach including 15 years at the Derbyshire Cricket Board as the Performance Officer. Coached two Derbyshire Premier League sides and volunteered at Sawley and Long Eaton Park and Denby CC for over 30 years. Preferred coaching area: Comfortable in all areas Cricket Idol: Adam Gilchrist as a player and John Buchanan as a coach
Name: Sally Green Role: IOMCA Community Coach & Lead for Women & Girl's Development IOMCA Age Groups: Coach all age groups including Academy and EPP and lead coach for the U13 and U15s. Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1, UKCC Level 2, ECB Club Coach Award, ECB Advanced Coach, ECB Working in Schools & ECB Coach Development Workshops. Coaching Experience: I have been coaching for over 20 years which started at West Hallam CC starting a girl's U11 side, I then progressed to Amber Valley U13 boys and then Derbyshire girls U13, U15 and EPP and the Derbyshire boys pathway. I started the Amber Valley U13 girls side which are still running today and many of these girls are representing Derbyshire. At my last Derbyshire club Denby CC I coached the FUNdamentals group (ages 3-7). I have also delivered in schools in Derby, Nottingham, Derbyshire and on the Isle of Man and delivered numerous 1-1s for the Derbyshire Cricket Board and the IOMCA. Preferred coaching area: Bowling all ages and batting U13s and below Cricket Idol: Katherine Brunt & Jimmy Anderson as players & Graham Dilley as a coach.
IOMCA Part Time Coaches
Name: Matt Ansell IOMCA Age Groups: U17, Academy & EPP Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coaching Experience: Coaching the Cronkbourne juniors for over five years. Preferred coaching area: Bowling & fielding Cricket Idol: Jimmy Anderson
Name: George Burrows IOMCA Age Groups: U13, U15 & U17s Coaching Qualifications: Level 1 Cricket Coaching & Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport Coaching Experience: Been coaching for the Isle of Man Cricket Association for 4 years and have coached across a variety of the IOMCA squads. This even includes a session with the National Team however, I have mainly worked with the u17 group. I have also coached on many of the cricket camps put on by the IOMCA and in primary schools across the isle of Man and in the UK. I also coached the U17 Lake View side in Australia Preferred coaching area: Batting & fielding/ wicket keeping Cricket Idol: Ben Stokes
Name: Mike Haywood IOMCA Age Groups: U13s and U15s Coaching Experience: I have helped coach the Castletown U11, U13 and U15 teams for the last five years. Going back in the past I did help coach when Derek Mark was the cricket coach at King William's College and helped him with his book 'Batting technique Fault Finding Analysis'. Preferred coaching area: Batting & fielding Cricket Idol: David Gower at his best made batting look so easy!
Name: Oliver Helfrich IOMCA Age Groups: U13 boys and U13 Girl's Development Coaching Experience: 6 years coaching youth cricket at Cronkbourne - U9 - U13, 2 years coaching IOM cricket U10 - U13. Favourite county team: Northants CCC / the Steelbacks Cricket Idol: Love bowling - spin - Monty Panesar, Dan Vittori, Harbajhan Singh, Muttiah Muralitharan, Sophie Ecclestone, Jim Laker and Graeme White. Favourite bat - Ben Duckett, Donald Bradman and Viv Richards. All rounders - Ben Stokes, Kapil Dev and Richard Hadley Cricket Films: “Fire in Babylon”, “I know how many runs you scored last summer” and “knocked for 6” Cricket series: “Bodyline” and “Outside Edge” Favourite Test Ground: Edgbaston Cricket Books: 'The Art of Captaincy', Mike Brearley, 'Beyond a Boundary', CLR James and 'Netherland', Joseph O'Neill Cricket songs: Cricket lovely Cricket, Prince Far I and Jiggery Pokery, Duckworth Lewis Method Cricket Bat - Hunts County and Newbery Best Test: 2005 Eng v Aus 2005 (Edgbaston) Best T20: 2016 Northants v Durham (Edgbaston)
Name: Nathan Knights IOMCA Age Groups: Academy, EPP & U17s Strength & Conditioning coach for National Team, Academy, EPP and U17s Coaching Qualifications: UKCC Level 1 Coaching Experience: I've coached Year 7 and 8s at Ballakermeen when I was doing my GCSEs and then at Cronkbourne with the U9s, U11s, U13s and U15s for the last five years. Also deliver strength and conditioning sessions for the National Team, EPP, U17s and on the IOMCA community programme. Preferred coaching area: Batting Cricket Idol: Kevin Pietersen
Name: Bliss Murtagh IOMCA Age Groups: U13 Girl's Development Coaching Experience: Been coaching for the last two years for Cronkbourne CC with the U9s and U11s. Preferred coaching area: Bowling Cricket Idol: Danielle Wyatt
Name: Ed Walker IOMCA Age Groups: U13s Coaching Experience: Coaching for three years for Crosby Cricket Club and on the IOMCA community programme in schools and camps and clinics. Preferred coaching area: Bowling Cricket Idol: Liam Plunkett
Name: Mark Williams IOMCA Age Groups: U13s & U15s Coaching Experience: Coaching for six years for Castletown CC U9s, U11s, U13s and U15s and IOMCA U11, U13 and U15 squads. Preferred coaching area: Batting Cricket Idol: Andrew Flintoff