Emily Woodhouse - ECB Young Coach of The Year 2017

Emily Woodhouse - ECB Young Coach of The Year 2017ECB Coach Awards 2017 - Young Coach of The Year 2017

“Young Coach of the Year” - Criteria Below!

Do you know someone who’s already making a difference? Who’s already passing on their enthusiasm for the game and inspiring the next generation of players. We are looking for young coaches who are 25 or under who you would like to say thank you to.

Norfolk Winner 2017
- Emily Woodhouse (Fakenham Cricket Club)

Loughborough - ECB National Performance Centre (25/09/2017)

Emily was rewarded with a day out at the ECB National Performance Centre to collect her award. The day included a tour of the venue which is used regularly by all the ECB teams including both the men and women teams. Special coaching masterclass sessions were put on by lead ECB coaches including Mark Ramprakash (Batting), Kevin Shine (Bowling), Peter Such (Spin Bowling) & Chris Taylor (Fielding) which gave all the nominees an insight into elite level coaching.

Emily can be seen (right and attached at the bottom of the page) recieving her winners certificate from Ex-England star batter Mark Ramprakash.

Coaching Background

21 Years Old
Coaching Qualification: ECB Level II
Club: Fakenham CC
Current Coaching: Fakenham CC Youth Coach / Norfolk Girls Coach / Norfolk Ladies Captain
Professional Status Within Cricket: Part-Time / Voluntary

Why Emily?

Emily has made a significant contribution to Norfolk cricket already in the short time she has been involved in coaching activities and she shows promise for the years ahead, both in terms of club youth development and also for the county women’s teams.

Qualifying as a Level 1 coach back in 2013, Emily immediately got to work assisting the youth coaching set up at the successful Fakenham CC in West Norfolk. Within a matter of a couple of years Emily was already offering coaching well beyond her Level 1 status and she progressed to Level 2. Emily is now the lead youth coach at this major Norfolk club at the tender age of 21. This is some achievement for a young female coach at a club that has regularly won county youth competitions in recent years.

She has had a real impact on the development of many young players already, and is beginning to develop a successful women & girls section at the club. Emily also offers coaching in several local schools, with the aim of promoting the game and her club within the local community. As a role model (especially as a female coach) she is sure to have a great impact in inspiring many other young women to play the game in the years to come.

Emily also occupies the position of Captain of the Norfolk Women’s Cricket Team, and often is involved in coaching activities for that team, supporting the lead coach when required. She is committed to her own professional development as a coach and regularly attends local and national workshops to develop her skills.

Kieron Tuck (Norfolk Cricket Board Development Director)

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