Sporting Reminiscence Event - Women's Cricket
In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation are delighted to announce details of a special online reminiscence event taking place on March 17th from 6pm.
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leading figures within Women’s cricket who will share their stories and insight into the sport.
We are pleased to announce the following guests will be speaking at the event:
Rachel Hildreth works for the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation as the NCS Coordinator which is a personal development programme for teenagers aged between 15-17. She has been in the role for just over a year having previously worked for the Yorkshire Cricket Board (YCB) as the Community Cricket Officer for the York area. During her 5 years at the YCB she delivered the Chance To Shine programme to primary and secondary schools across North Yorkshire while offering support and development ideas for local cricket clubs. Rachel started her cricketing journey in York , she joined the local boys team where her older brother played and dad coached. For many years Rachel was the only girl at the club , she then played for the men’s 2nd team. She also played at Pannal girls in Harrogate and then for Bradford Ladies for a number of years before playing for her local team Saxton Ladies. Rachel trialled for Yorkshire U13 girls aged 12 and played all through the age groups before making her first team debut at 17. Shortly after, at 18 she decided to spend a year in Australia coaching school children and playing cricket for Melbourne Ladies in their inaugural year.
Rachel has played a number of seasons with both the first and second X1 Yorkshire team. For over 6 years Rachel has been involved with the Yorkshire age group teams coaching the U13-17s during the summer and winter pathways, she is also an English Cricket Board Coach Developer. For over 4 years Rachel has been the Ladies captain at Pannal CC where she has helped develop and bring some of the young girls through into the ladies team but also managed to drag her mum Jane into playing!
Rachel is incredibly passionate about developing the younger Yorkshire girls and providing them with as many opportunities as possible. But also supporting the growth of cricket across Yorkshire by developing and training new coaches.
Katie is currently a Yorkshire Women’s CCC, Northern Diamonds and Northern Superchargers player. Her day job is Marketing Manager at Pro Coach Yorkshire.
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