Cricket for Girls Head Coach, Lydia Greenway is proud to announce some of the players and coaches who will be working with her over. All of the coaches have a passion to improve the skills of girls who are interested in cricket and increase female participation in their sport.
Many of Lydia’s former England Women’s teammates are giving their time, energy and expertise to help inspire a new generation of girls. They are role models for many of those they will be coaching and all of them want to give something back to the game they love.
Cricket for Girls Coaches
Here is a brief summary of those Cricket for Girls coaches confirmed so far:
Laura Marsh is one of England’s most experienced players. She took her 100th International ODI wicket against Sri Lanka. One of only four English players to have done so.
Heather Knight took over the reigns as captain of England in 2016 and knows what it is that makes a good leader. She is a reliable and trusty middle order batsman.
Katherine Brunt is an aggressive right-arm fast bowler with a classical action. She is a member of the current England women’s team and was England women’s Cricketer of the Year in 2006 and 2010.
Natalie Sciver is an all-rounder who was called up for England for the 2013 series against Pakistan. She took 3 for 28 against Pakistan in only her second One Day International.
Beth Morgan is an energetic and high-intensity middle order batter who has represented England 100 times in both One Day and T20’s.
James Kirtley is a former Sussex and England player, having represented England in all formats of the game. James is now the England Women’s bowling coach.
Rob Taylor is an ECB Level 2 qualified coach (soon to be level 3) with International and First Class playing experience for Leicestershire CCC and Scotland for 5 seasons. He played in the 2015 Cricket World Cup as well as the 2016 T20 World Cup.
Helen Shipman is the Strength and Conditioning coach for the Academy. She understands the physical demands and requirements placed on the modern day cricketer.