- Ex-LaManga Torrevieja CC’s Andrew McCulloch appointed Bulgaria Males’s Nationwide workforce coach forward of World qualifiers
Former England, Eire and LaManga Torrevieja CC cricket coach Hondon Valley based mostly Andrew McCulloch has been appointed Coach of the Bulgaria Males’s Nationwide workforce for the World qualification matches in Finland, throughout July 20-August 1.
“Taking the teaching function of the Bulgaria Nationwide Cricket workforce forward of the World qualification matches is my greatest process so far,” mentioned Andrew, aka ‘Macca’.
“You might class going into a totally new atmosphere and having one heat up match, previous to Finland, as an enormous process!,” quipped Macca.
“Nevertheless, as soon as I met the group and we mentioned how we wished to maneuver our cricket ahead, by enjoying with intent, freedom and no worry, issues began to develop in a short time,” mentioned Macca.
“Clearly it helped beating Serbia in 4 x T20I, as every thing we had talked about and deliberate instantly grew to become actual,” he mentioned.
Rochdale born Macca, who began enjoying cricket as a teenager at Castleton Moor within the previous Central Lancashire League, mentioned: “I joined the Royal Air Pressure at 17 and performed everywhere in the UK and abroad, together with Belgium and Germany.
“I arrived in Northern Eire in 2003 and while enjoying for Muckamore Cricket Membership within the Northern Cricket Union I began my teaching journey.
“I handed my ECB Degree 1 in 2007 and began teaching with the Abroad Skilled in faculties and on the membership.
“In 2011, I accomplished my ECB Degree 2 and accepted the supply to turn out to be Cricket Improvement Officer at Muckamore CC.
“This concerned all facets of membership teaching, from U9 to 1st XI, working in native faculties with Cricket Eire to create pathways from faculties to golf equipment.
“In 2013 I used to be approached by Cliftonville CC to turn out to be their Cricket Improvement Supervisor, at a time they had been simply embarking on a brand new relationship with the College of Ulster, along side Cricket Eire, to develop the amenities at their Jordanstown Campus.
“This was an awesome alternative to develop my teaching CV, not solely at membership and regional age group stage, however the alternative to teach the College workforce.”
*Half 2 of The Chief Unique with Andrew McCulloch Bulgaria Males’s Nationwide workforce coach continues subsequent week.
Caption: Bulgaria Males’s Nationwide workforce coach Andrew McCulloch.