澳门官方游戏官网展望新一季的时候, 在这个学术博客中,澳门官方游戏官网将采访到该校学生板球运动的负责人, 阿尔菲马斯顿, 和 Course Leader for the new Integrated Masters in Cricket Coaching 和 Management 和 Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching Science, 克雷格·威廉姆斯在澳门官方游戏官网讨论有关板球的一切.  

首先, we’re keeping an eye on the progress of UW graduates Dillon Pennington 和 Pat Brown, 和 current physical education student Adam Finch in Worcestershire’s pre-season game against Warwickshire. 在华盛顿大学, 板球主教练和最近的UW体育教练科学毕业生, 阿尔菲马斯顿, puts 大学 players through their paces as they gear up for their opening game of the season: The annual varsity fixture against 大学 of Gloucestershire. Alfie is an ECB (Engl和 和 Wales Cricket Board) Level 3 qualified coach 和 is keen to build on the successful performances of the winter indoor season, 在那里他们进入了BUCS国家室内半决赛.

2022年3月板球运动员

2022赛季是阿尔菲担任该校主教练的第一个赛季, 他渴望在这个项目的掌舵者身上留下积极的印象. 回想起至今的旅程,Alfie说:

“My undergraduate degree taught me so much 和 through the opportunities to coach at the cricket programmes at Malvern College, 伍斯特郡板球委员会和萨福克板球通道, 学习是不可思议的. I developed a range of skills 和 knowledge that have helped me prepare for my ‘Head of Cricket’ role. We have some tremendous players in both our men’s 和 women’s programme here at UW 和 with all the cricket developments coming to Worcester, 比如新的国际包容性板球中心, 现在是伍斯特参与板球运动的激动人心的时刻.”

克雷格•威廉姆斯, course leader for the new Integrated Masters in Cricket Coaching is equally thrilled about the evolution of cricket at Worcester:

澳门官方游戏官网大学的板球运动正迅速进入一个激动人心的时期. With the new Integrated Masters in Cricket Coaching 和 Management academic course starting in September (2022), we will welcome students from around the world with a passion for cricket coaching, 管理, 和发展. 添加到这个, with the excellent recent news that Worcester City Council’s planning department have given 大学 the green light to develop the new International Inclusive Cricket Centre, 在大学里参与板球运动真是一件美妙的事情.” 

The new International Inclusive Cricket Centre will be developed on 大学’s 塞汶河校园, 距离标志性的新路板球场不到半英里, the home of 伍斯特郡板球俱乐部 (WCCC) 和 the Worcestershire Cricket Board (WCB).

UW室内板球队2022年1月

 

中心本身将为精英提供一个家, 各种能力和残疾的基层和休闲运动员. 克雷格说:

“有这么多不同的板球团体进入球场, this fantastic centre will have the potential to engage so many people on a daily basis 和 demonstrate the power that sport, 板球可以团结和激励个体.” 

在新冠肺炎大流行之前,英国 & 威尔士板球委员会(欧洲央行), WCCC, WCB 和 大学 combined to host international physical disability cricket competitions. 来自印度的团队, Pakistan 和 Afghanistan joining the Engl和 team for a series of one day fixtures with the semi-finals 和 finals played at New Road. 还有代表英格兰的大学球员, 如, 弗林和詹姆斯·诺丁会吗, other students gained valuable experience in organisational roles including Team Liaisons, 团队经理, 地面物流和性能分析.

克雷格•威廉姆斯 says: “学生 will play a pivotal role in supporting the vast range of groups that utilise the new Cricket Centre in areas 如 coaching, 教学, 管理, 和分析性能. These opportunities will provide our students with the applied experience to underpin 和 enhance their academic practice, 澳门官方游戏官网帮助他们成功地发展就业技能.”

The Integrated Masters in Cricket Coaching 和 Management course has been developed with the support of organisations 如 the ECB, WCCC, WCB和格洛斯特郡板球委员会. 这门课程将为学生提供一系列的技能, 策略, 并以知识帮助他们支持未来的游戏开发. 除了在伍斯特学习, the program has been developed so that students can study the first halves of year 3 和 4 in cricket playing areas overseas to exp和 their knowledge.

Alex Gidman和华盛顿大学的学生们

Supporting the local cricket workforce is a key part of the development of the new course 和 Cricket Centre. It will be important that students develop ECB coaching qualifications 和 attend associated CPD events. In November (2021), 大学 hosted the County Cricket boards coach education day. 来自伍斯特的教练包括Alex Gidman (WCCC第一队主教练), Andy Sutton (WCCC Boys Pathway Development Officer) 和 Dan Such (Coach Education Officer for the 伍斯特郡板球委员会), 和阿尔菲·马斯顿一起为当地教练举办了一场教练教育活动, 香港中文大学学生, 和未来的学生. 这次活动为学生们提供了一个见面的机会, 与经验丰富的专业教练联系并学习.

今年三月, 17 students at 大学 commenced the ECB’s core coach (level 2) award at the 澳门官方游戏官网. The four-day course led by staff from Worcestershire 和 Warwickshire County Cricket Boards supports coaches to enhance their player centred approaches. 来自伍斯特郡板球委员会的首席教练丹·萨奇说:

“The University students were excellent on the course 和 a pleasure to work with. I am sure they will make a real difference to local clubs in the area this season as they begin to apply their new knowledge to practice.”

2nd 体育训练科学和残疾体育学生, 雅各布·沃德, 喜欢这门课, stating: “It is great that we can do courses like the core coach award alongside our studies 和 I am looking forward to coaching this summer.”

那么,克丽克特在伍斯特的下一步打算是什么? 克雷格总结了澳门官方游戏官网的谈话, 以典型的积极方式:“伍斯特郡作为一个郡, 板球运动有光荣的历史吗, 和 we believe that with the new Integrated Masters in Cricket Coaching 和 Management, 国际板球中心, 以及大学的集体力量, 伍斯特郡板球俱乐部, 伍斯特郡板球委员会, 欧洲央行和许多其他机构参与了这场游戏, 大学, 县和地区, we have the potential for a really exciting new chapter in the development of the game.”

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