THE PCA PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND WELFARE TEAM

 

Ian Thomas
Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Somerset
National Personal Development Manager
07920 575 578
ithomas@thepca.co.uk

  • BSc Sports Development
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Elite Performer Career Counselling (University of Victoria)
  • ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring
  • CIM Level 5 In Management
  • MBTI Step 1 Qualified Administrator
  • RPDPS Master Practitioner (Register of Personal Development Practitioner’s in Sport)
  • Over 10 Years’ experience in the field
  • Professional cricketer 1997 – 2005

 

 

   

Matthew Wood
Yorkshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire
Personal Development Manager
07826 535 783
mwood@thepca.co.uk

  • ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring.
  • Certified Practitioner in NLP for Sport.
  • Certified NLP Master Practitioner, Certificate in Time Line Therapy and Hypnosis.
  • MBTI Step 1 Qualified Administrator.
  • Professional cricketer 1997 – 2008

 

 

   

We are currently recruiting for the South East region

Temporary cover provided as follows:
Essex CCC - Charlie Mulraine
Kent CCC - Nick Denning
Middlesex CCC - Lynsey Williams

 
     

Lynsey Williams
Worcestershire, Warwickshire,
Personal Development Manager
07990 883971
lwilliams@thepca.co.uk

  • Certificate for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education  - SEDA 
  • MSc Sport & Exercise Science
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Elite Performer Career Counselling (University of Victoria)
  • BA (Hons) Sport & Human Movement Studies
  • Certified Practitioner in NLP for Sport & Certificate in Time Line Therapy and Hypnosis.
  • ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring
  • MBTI Step 1 Qualified Administrator
  • Over 10 Years’ experience in the field

 

 

 

Charlie Mulraine
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northants
Personal Development Manager
07867 459201
cmulraine@thepca.co.uk

  • ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring
  • Introductory Certificate in Counselling (Newman University)
  • Certified Practitioner in NLP for Sport
  • MBTI Step 1 Qualified Administrator
  • Professional cricketer 1993 -1994
  • Professional rugby player  1994 - 1999

 

 

Nick Denning
Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, MCC YC
Personal Development Manager
07785 619443
ndenning@thepca.co.uk

  • BSC Sport and Exercise Science
  • Advanced Diploma in Clinical Sports Therapy
  • ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring
  • MBTI Step 1 qualified administrator
  • ECB Level 3 Coach
  • Professional cricketer 2002-2003

 

 

 


 

 

The programme provides a range of services to players. Here is a brief guide to the services that are covered by the advisers:

  • Personal Development
  • Preparing for touring and travel
  • Communication skills
  • Relieving boredom
  • Time management
  • Self-organisation
  • Sponsorship and promotion
  • Media training
  • Leadership knowledge
  • Planning for retirement
  • Dealing with change (e.g. injury, moving counties, well-being)
  • Relationships
  • Negotiation skills
  • Dealing with agents
  • Financial budgeting
  • Public speaking
  • Nutritional cooking
  • Access to help with addictions (e.g. smoking, gambling, alcohol, drugs)

Professional Development

  • Exploration of career options
  • Identification of training needs
  • University and college courses
  • Study skills
  • Exam and assignment flexibility
  • Course selection
  • Government funding access
  • Online and home study
  • Prioritising personal skills and values
  • Career match computer programme
  • Structured work placements
  • Networking skills
  • CV development and writing skills
  • Interview and presentation techniques
  • Job searching
  • Job applications
  • Access to P.L.A.N. (Placement, Learning & Access Network)