Crazy Catch sponsor ECB Young Coach of the Year, Chris Rogers

Crazy Catch are delighted to announce a new sponsorship deal with “Sky Sport’s ECB Young Coach of the Year” award winner for 2012 Chris Rogers. The partnership was officially announced at the Chance 2 Shine – Hitting 50 event to celebrate Devon Malcolm’s 50th birthday where Chris was special guest on the Flicx UK/ Crazy Catch table.

Chris Rogers with Flicx UK MD Richard Beghin

Chris Rogers with Flicx UK MD Richard Beghin

Chris has completed his Level 3 coaching qualification and is currently head coach for Shropshire U14s, academy coach at Ellesmere college as well as being involved at a number of clubs working with seniors and juniors. Crazy Catch have donated Chris with a range of Crazy Catches to enable him to develop as a coach and create exciting new fielding drills to enable catching skills to be improved.

Jonathan Trott congratulates Chris Rogers on his award

Jonathan Trott congratulates Chris Rogers on his award

Speaking about the agreement, Brand Development manager Kate Costin commented ” Crazy Catch are delighted to be working with such a great young coach like Chris to support his development in the sport. Chris is a big fan of the product and we are excited about working with him over the coming months to create a range of new drills that all coaches will be able to use to improve the catching skills of their players from grass roots right up to international level”.

Chris said in addition “For Crazy Catch to recognise my achievements over the last 12 months is brilliant, I believe I share in the passion for the game that Crazy Catch has. Fielding and catching is something every cricket player must do and using Crazy Catches makes fielding sessions more fun and increases intensity. Using a crazy catches over the last couple of years have proven extremely popular with the children and adults in my sessions, I am looking forward to using the new products in my sessions and producing games for coaches of all abilities to use. The new handheld Freestyle is a must for every coach, it shows the crazy catch are constantly pushing to produce the best products to improve players catching skills”.

For more information about Chris’ award read the feature on the Sky Sports website (Read More) or visit www.skysports.com/coaching

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