Cricket Development Officer

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with clubs to achieve Clubmark accreditation
  • Assistant HCL Club Welfare Officer
  • ECB vetting Officer for Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS’s)
  • Co-opted to sit on ground sub-committee
  • Co-opted to sit on development sub-committee


Been on the HCL Executive Committee for many years now in a number of roles, and still a playing member of Blackley CC.

I am also on the Management Committee of Calderdale Cricket Development Group, as well as being a Clubmark Nominated Officer (CMNO) for Yorkshire Cricket Board.

Married to Wendy, with two married children, and two grandchildren, I am also a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and Fartown.

I retired from work as External Auditor of Kirklees Council in 2010 having previously worked for Halifax Building Society for 28 years, initially in the branch network but for the last 14 years as Audit Manager.

Personal Cricketing Highlights

Scoring my maiden century at Northowram In 1982, closely followed by being involved in an opening partnership of 186 at Warley earlier in the same year, when our captain declared with me 97 not out. (We won with an hour and a half to spare !).

Cricketing Hero

Geoffrey Boycott – why ? …. Have you never seen me bat ??