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Join the Cricket Academy and show off your wicket skills!

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The Cricket Academy gives players the chance to play competitively whilst making new friends.

The Academy offers players the chance to train (using a range of nets, strength & conditioning sessions, therapy and training), earn entry to the winter indoor cricket league and both the AoC indoor and outdoor competitions.

Director of Cricket, Andrew Maguire, has coached the Academy to a AoC National T20 title in 2019 alongside 3 consecutive top 5 finishes at the AoC National Indoor Championships. In addition, the Academy have also won numerous regional titles both indoor and outdoor.

Meet the Coaches

Andrew Maguire
Andrew Maguire – Director of Cricket

Andrew is educated to a Master’s Degree level in Sports Coaching and is the course leader for a number of the College’s sport courses. He is also a fully qualified ECB coach and has been coaching the Academy for the past six years, displaying outstanding success both regionally and nationally. Andrew has been involved with cricket from a young age, captaining the junior set up at Middlesbrough Cricket Club whilst also representing Cleveland Schools and the Lord Taverners.

Lachlan Kennedy
Lachlan Kennedy – Head Cricket Coach

Lachlan has been coaching cricket for the past four years in schools, junior club teams, county teams and is now Head Cricket Coach for the Academy. Lachlan was previously captain of the Middlesbrough College cricket team and has played in the NYSD Premier League.

Cricket Academy FAQs

We are TASS Dual Career Accredited

TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) is an athletic support programme, which helps talented athletes to balance their sport and studies, with the goal of them being able to reach their potential in both. The programme is open to all elite athletes on any course at Middlesbrough College, not just Sports and Leisure courses. For more information, contact the Sports Admin Team on 01642 333772 or

Dual Career Accredited TASS

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