Steve’s role as Assistant Second XI coach and Assistant Academy Coach provides the strong link between the playing staff and Academy. In the Summer Steve is mainly with the Second XI providing players with quality coaching and support to help them progress from both the Academy to the First XI. During the winter steve splits his time between working with the professional staff and the Academy programme.
Alongside this, Steve works for the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), in a scouting role for the England Development Programme for players from U15 to U19.
He has significant experience with team and individual player development programmes for both boys and girls from under 11s to under 17s, senior mens and womens cricket. He is a lead coach in Gloucestershire Cricket Board's Age Group Programme and is member of the coaching team for their Emerging Player Programme (EPP).
As an A1 assessor, Steve also supports the ECB's Cricket Apprenticeship scheme, working with aspiring professional cricketers in the Gloucestershire CCC Academy.
Assistant Second XI & Academy CoachAge: 62
Player sponsor: Cheltenham Cricket Club