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RAJ NIAK

Played First Class Cricket in India (Goa) from 1993/94 -2003/04 India Development side ( Wills XI) in a Triangular cricket Tournament involving Bangladesh National side touring India in 1998 in Rajasthan, India.

PLAYING

Minor County Dorset UK in 2010. Debuted vs Somerset (Captained by Marcus Trescothick & consisting of Jos Butler) by taking the prize wicket of England wicket keeper Craig Kieswetter (England international) having him stumped. Played alongside VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid, at Junior level and against Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammed Azharuddin, Robin Singh, Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath at First Class Level. Played alongside Former England Star Robin Smith in a Hampshire- Southampton Evening League Final at the Rose bowl in 2012. Sharing 140 runs partnership with Robin and eventually winning the Man of the Match award.

Played as a Overseas Professional Player for Clubs in UK from 1997 onwards starting from Uxbridge CC (Middlesex League)Winchester KS CC, ST Cross CC, Romsey CC ( Hampshire League), Priors CC ( Warwickshire League), Parley CC ( Dorset League).

Member of the ST Cross CC to have won the Southern Premier League in 2018. Previously, a Member of Romsey CC to win the Silver Hampshire Southern League in 2003 and Member of Parley CC to win the Dorset Premier league in 2009/10.

COACHING

Coaching in UK since 1998- ECB Level 2 Cricket Coach

Mentor/ Coach/ Player for St Cross CC, Romsey CC, Winchester in Hampshire and Parley CC in Dorset. 2018- St Cross CC 1st Team Player Cricket Coach
2019- St Cross Ladies 1st Team Cricket Coach ( Run 2 Sides)

School Cricket Coaching: Winchester College, St Swithuns, Kings School, Henry Beaufort School, Westgate School and Hampshire Collegiate School, Canford School (Dorset), Redlynch School and Downtown School, Salisbury.

Involved with St Cross CC and Easton & Martyn Worthy CC in Summer Camps, Easter Camps as well their Respective Winter Programmes relating to Juniors Cricket starting from U-9 to U-17 Level from 2013 onwards.
Have Coached Winchester District sides in 2012/13.

Recently been involved with Hampshire Performance Teams at U-13/ U-15 County Shadow Teams (2019)

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MARVIN WILLIAMS

I am an enthusiastic and hard-working individual with a passion for teaching and sports. I have established myself as a highly respectable physical education teacher and I am looking for a new challenge and to take the next step in my professional career.

April 2019 – Present Overseas International Cricket Professional -St Cross Symondians CC – Winchester, UK . Net bowler for the 2019 ICC World Cup, bowling at the international teams. Regularly training with the Hampshire county team. Currently playing for Claremont Cricket Club in the Premier Division, having enjoyed 9 years previously, at Fish Hoek CC

Present Head of Cricket and Physical Education Teacher - Fish Hoek Primary School – Cape Town, South Africa - encouraging all students to reach their potential, offering patience, discipline and imaginative working styles. Managing and overseeing cricket coaches for each of the school teams, taking a proactive approach to improving cricket at the school, including organising sports tours for the children and development clinics for coaches.

From 2011 to 2015, Lead Coach/Sports Coordinator - The Goodsport Trust, Cape Town, South Africa - helping to build and develop relationships with the teachers and head teachers, and as a result of my professionalism, passion and knowledge, I was offered a full time role at Fish Hoek Primary School.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bakers Level 1 Cricket Coaching Certificate

  • Early Fundamental Movement Certificate (SAQ)