ND cricket road show kicks off on Wednesday

Northern Districts batsman Daryl Mitchell in the Bay Oval nets last year. Photo: Chris James.

The annual Northern Districts cricket road show visits to the Bay of Plenty herald the start of the new cricket season.

The first ND visit is scheduled for Wednesday at the Adams Centre for High Performance in Mount Maunganui.

The program for the first ND road show, is an introduction to developing elite athletes, designed for junior cricket coaches and parents.

The purpose of the session is to ensure that those who coach or parent our young up and coming cricketers can assist in delivering the best possible opportunities.

Northern Districts cricket will bring the full complement of their High Performance team, of Peter Zanzoterra, ND Pathways Manager, Kari Carswell, Spirit Head Coach and Female Player Pathway Manager, Matt Horne, Knights Batting Coach and former test batsman, Cliff Dickeson, ND Spin Bowling Coach, and Pat Malcon, former ND Director of Cricket.

Bay of Plenty Cricket Pathways Manager Tai Bridgman-Raison says the ND introduction to developing the elite athlete has been specifically tailored for coaches and parents, working and living with youngsters, so as to have a major impact on the players continued long-term development.

“It is crucial that junior coaches and parents are up to speed with the latest developments, with first ND Road-Show visit, the ideal opportunity for our youngster’s mentors to hear from and ask questions of the ND High Performance team in attendance”.

ND road shows 2019

An Introduction to Developing the Elite Athlete

Date: Wednesday, August 7

Time: 7.15pm

Venue: Adams Centre for High Performance, Miro Street, Mount Maunganui

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