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Richard Damms (Academy & Development Coach)


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Playing Career

  • Represented Yorkshire Schools from U13 to U16 Level between 1985 -1988
  • YCCC YTS scheme under Ralph Middlebrook between 1988 -1990. Damms was in the same year as Darren Gough, Paul Grayson and Jeremy Batty.
  • Played league cricket until 2010 with Darfield CC, Kexborough CC, Penistone CC and Darton CC.

Coaching Career

  • Achieved National Cricket Association Coaching & Teaching Award in 1990, currently in final stages of Level IV Elite Coach Qualification.
  • Part time Community Cricket Coach in Barnsley 1990 – 1998
  • Denby Dale CC Head Coach between 1999 – 2009
  • ECB Coach Education Tutor since 2005
  • Yorkshire Women Senior Head Coach 2007 – 2009
  • Assistant Coach to Andy Rowsell for Yorkshire Schools U15 from 2008 to date
  • Coach for YCCC U16 since 2008
  • Part time Assistant Coach to YCCC academy from 2010, before becoming Development Manager in December 2011.
  • Assistant Head Coach for England Women U15 Development Programme 2013 to date.

Profile

  • Name Richard Damms
  • Born 13 October 1971, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
  • Role Academy & Development Manager
  • Nickname Dammsy