Women's Cricket is coming to Inverness
An exciting opportunity for girls and women of all ages, abilities whether an experienced cricketer or otherwise is strating at Millburn Academy in Inverness in the New Year.
From Saturday January 22 between 4:30 and 6pm - and weekly until April 1 come and try, taster, playing sessions will take place in the main games hall at Millburn Academy.
These sessions wil be lead by a qualified cricket coach with emphasis on fun and enjoyment with aview to establishing a women's cricket club/centre in Inverness for the summer of 2017.
Further details will be avavilable soon but in the interim you can contact:
(Cricket Scotland's Regional Participation Manager for The Highlands)
at firstname.lastname@example.org or
on 07794 303 332
Nicola Wilson has been appointed as our new Girls and Women`s Participation Manager and will start with Cricket Scotland on September 29th 2016.
The role will be completely focused on growing female participation in cricket as players, supporters, volunteers, officials and administrators that significantly contributes to our aim of a 20% increase in committed participants by 2020.
Nicola has an impressive cricket background, 20+ years of international cricket for the Netherlands and New Zealand, including winning the Women`s World Cup in 2000. She has coached and been involved in sports development programmes across multiple countries with a proven track record of success. She is leaving her role as the East Lothian Cricket Development Officer where her input over the last 3 years has been transformational for cricket in that area. She has also been heavily involved with hockey in East Lothian as a qualified coach and volunteer, and is a key trustee of the Gullane Sports Development Trust that has helped create quality communities facilities and opportunities to grow participation in sport.
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