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'One to One' Coaching

The ‘One to One’ coaching programme takes place on a Monday evening from October until March at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, from 6-9pm.

‘One to One’ Coaching

The ‘One to One’ coaching programme takes place each winter on a Monday evening from October until March at The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, from 6-9pm.

The programme enables players from eight to eighteen years old to be coached in a personal environment by experienced and expert Somerset coaches who are qualified to a high level and able to work on all aspects of a player’s game.

Players will receive personal feedback from the coach to enable them to continue to develop techniques and skills outside of the programme. Information about our team of one to one coaches from this winter can be found below.

‘One to one’ sessions cost £38 per session. Groups of 2, 3 or 4 players could enjoy a session for £45.

To be added to our ‘one to one’ mailing list for Autumn 2021 or for more information please email or call 01823 352266.

SCB ‘One to One’ Coaches 2020/21
Dave Peck

Dave, an ECB Level Three coach has been working for the Cricket Board (now Foundation) since 2005. This includes coaching on our Development, Pathway and County Age Group Programmes, as well as being head coach of the County Girls Under 13 side. Dave also coaches in a number of schools and provides valuable support to players progressing through the player pathway. Dave has been coaching on the one to one programme for a number of years.

Rich Askew

Rich is an ECB Level 3 Coach and ECB Coach Education tutor and assessor. Previously he worked overseas for the ICC in Gibraltar as National Coach, winning the London and Europe Region Sky Sports ‘Outstanding Coaching’ Award in 2009. Prior to that role he was involved with SCB on the Richard Huish Academy and as part of the ECB Women’s Elite Coaching program. He is currently coaching both the Somerset’s Senior Women’s and Girl’s U15 County teams, is a retained Coach at three schools and heads up coaching programs at several local clubs, at both Youth and Senior levels.

Sophie Luff

Sophie has worked for the Cricket Board (now Foundation) for five years as a Community Cricket Coach. She has also delivered on the ‘one to one’ programme and was Head of the Women and Girl’s Performance Pathway. Sophie has coached across the county age group teams as well as on the Emerging Player Programme. As well as coaching, Sophie was part of the England Academy and now captains the Somerset Women’s team as well as captaining Western Storm in this years’ Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy. Sophie has also just become a full time professional cricketer for Western Storm.

Jack Bradbury

Jack is the Cricket Programme’s Officer at the University of Exeter, where he coaches on the University Cricket programme along with many other coaching programmes that the University run, including group and 1:1 coaching. This season he was the Devon U14 boys and U17 girls Devon coach. This is Jack’s second year coaching on the 1:1 programme.

Dan Quick

Dan is a qualified PE teacher as well as a keen sportsman who plays cricket and rugby to a good standard. Dan has worked across a number of SCF programmes including school and holiday courses. Dan’s playing and coaching experience enables him to understand players and help them develop.

Andy Payne

Andy Payne is a Level 3 coach with years of experience both in a club environment and also coaching on the Somerset Performance Pathway where he has worked across numerous age groups. He has also worked on the Elite Player Programme and Academy at Somerset CCC.