Our coaching line-up for the 2018/19 season sees the return of several familiar faces, with Charlie Bannister and Darrell Cassidy continuing to coach the Men’s and Women’s 1st XIs respectively. An expert line-up of student coaches is set to guide the Wanderers, Nomads, Squanderers, Bedouin and Blunderers to success.
Men’s Blues: Charlie Bannister
Charlie Bannister, a Level 4 coach with experience coaching England U16s, returned as Men’s Blues coach in 2013.
He experienced no difficulty with his 2nd album, leading the team to 3rd position in East Premier A, BUCS promotion and Varsity victory on its initial release. His latest hits continue to be very successful with the Men’s Blues’ narrowly missing out on promotion to the new national league structure in 2019, as well as achieving BUCS promotion and victory in the 119th JMAN Group Men’s Varsity Match.
Despite having coached them for numerous seasons, Darrell remains mysterious about his past and so a full biography is still to follow.
Wanderer’s: Kieran Gilmore
Kieran Gilmore returns to CUHC to coach the Wanderers in 2018/2019. Having been a key member of the Men’s Blues’ since his arrival in Cambridge (many times a blue as can be seen above), Kieran is now a Level 2 qualified coach and will be putting the Wanderer’s through their paces.
Nomad’s: Ollie Duckworth & Matt Jervis
With Ollie Duckworth taking a playing sabbatical to go and play a lesser sport and Matt Jervis having taken his retirement, the Nomad’s are in safe hands with these two blues.
Squanderer’s: Ed Sides & Jim Dickinson
The finest Sides require the best coaches and this year, the squanderers will have the expertise of coach Ed Sides and fitness coach Jim Dickinson. With Jim a former Squanderers captain himself, Jim will be looking to teach the squanderers how to kill off Sides in the first half in east leagues division 3NW.
Bedouin: Alicia Murphy & Lucia Corry
Alicia Murphy takes on the Bedouin head coach position for the second year in a row and will be looking to repeat her successes last year. She is joined this year by three-time blue Lucia Corry.Lucia will be looking to pass on her ‘filthy hands’ and stick skills to the Bedouins.
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