Cordeaux cricket coach earns top marks

Matthew Mansey is a UKCC-accredited children's cricket coach EMN-160215-180123002

Matthew Mansey is a UKCC-accredited children's cricket coach EMN-160215-180123002

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Cordeaux Academy student Matthew Mansey will be able to pass hi cricketign wisdom on to the next generatino after passing a coachign qualification with flying colours.

The Year 13 student passed his UKCC Cricket Coaching qualification in children’s cricket after a three-month course.

Matthew had to complete six online modules for self-reflection along with a daunting 66-page online exam, achieving the highest mark in his group of 92 per cent.

The final assessment involved working with the under 10s district team at Carre’s Grammar School, in Sleaford.

Matthew passed all aspects of the course at a competent level and was praised by mentors and tutors for his hard work and thorough approach.

Matthew coaches at Monks’ Dyke, in Grimoldby, and helps assistant vice-principal Stewart West on Saturday mornings with the Louth CC coaching at Magna Vitae Leisure Centre.

Mr West said: “Matthew always has a professional attitude, excellent technical knowledge and a good approach with the youngsters.”