James Taylor 03 Apr 2024

Former England batsman and current Leicestershire batting coach James Taylor at the last of the speaker events of the Winter/ Spring season of 2023/24.

Stephen Chalke 06 Mar 2024

CCS Vice President and award winning author Stephen Chalke mesmerised members with extracts and the stories behind his latest publication “Footprints”.

Paul Farbrace 07 Feb 2024

Paul Farbrace entertained the CCS members with his stories and anecdotes as a first class cricket player, international coach and media pundit.  Knowledgeable, candid, insightful and passionate, Paul focussed on the importance of skills that a coach can impart but the need for support and encouragement to allow players to flourish and for captains to be great leaders.

All images courtesy of Pete Wilson

Kevin Sharp 10 Jan 2024

Kevin Sharp, the former Yorkshire batter and coach at Yorkshire and Worcestershire opened our 2024 season. 47 years of experience in the game allowed Kevin to entertain the CCS members with humorous anecdotes, personal experiences and his thoughts on the pertinent issues within cricket today such as fixture scheduling and the Yorkshire racism saga. 

Ian “Gunner” Gould 06 Dec 2023

Ian “Gunner” Gould shared tales of his upbringing, journey into sport as a goal keeper for Slough and Arsenal and then as a batter/wicket keeper for Middlesex, Sussex, England and then his transition into World class umpiring.

Mark Robinson 01 Nov 2023

Warwickshire CCC head coach Mark Robinson reflected on his career but also his approach to coaching and people management. The latter, was very evident in his handling of the insightful and entertaining Q&A session.  

Derek Pringle 04 Oct 2023

Derek Pringle at our first speaker presentation in October 2023 where he was able to share his excellent photographs and personal insights as a peer to the many greats of the game.

David Gower OBE 02 Aug 2023

David Gower OBE was a very special and truly memorable guest at the CCS 40th Anniversary Celebration on 2nd August 2023.

All images courtesy of Pete Wilson.