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WHCC Chairman

Richard Hopcraft8 Nov 2015 - 17:06
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What does the role entail?!

If you haven't heard, a new Chairman is required to be voted in at the next AGM.

What does the role entail I hear you all ask!....



  • To ensure an efficient and well run club.

Useful skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of cricket clubs
  • A background in leadership and management would be desirable
  • Good problem solving skills and the ability to deal efficiently with problems and issues that may arise
  • Needs to be approachable and contactable
  • Excellent communicator
  • Reliable and committed
  • Friendly
  • Leader
  • Enthusiastic
  • Open to new ideas
  • Supportive to other volunteers

Support / Training:

  • Support from the club, county board.


  • Lead the club to meet their vision
  • To chair meetings of the Cricket club and to co-ordinate all club activities
  • To motivate others in a co-ordinated and progressive way
  • To represent the club on formal occasions and to external bodies i.e. County Board, ECB etc

Benefits of volunteering:

  • A brilliant CV booster – working with the England and Wales Cricket Board
  • Satisfaction from doing something to make a difference within your local community
  • Development of your interests to become a profession.
  • Physical and social benefits – a chance to get out, have fun and meet some new people – enjoying the traditional social life that cricket clubs generate
  • Supporting your local community – putting something back into your community, personal satisfaction knowing you have helped others.

If you would like further information or wish to apply for this opportunity please contact Richard Hopcraft.

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