Leicestershire County Cricket Club has announced that Paul has returned to the Fischer County Ground as Head Coach. Paul represented the Foxes across four decades in a highly successful playing career that saw him score 19,418 runs, claim 1,231 dismissals and lift five trophies at the club. The 46-year-old also represented England in ODIs and a T20I and has since worked successfully as a coach, winning the Caribbean Premier League twice in three attempts with Jamaica Tallawahs. During his time in the Caribbean, Paul worked with world-class players such as Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara and former Leicestershire CCC all-rounder Shakib […]
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We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances the Education arm of the Paul Nixon Foundation has now ceased. Please feel free to follow Paul on twitter for any future developments and announcements.
Paul Nixon Sport Foundation has been very busy recently and chances are you may have seen them out and about in the County. The Foundation has been helping out at various primary schools across Leicestershire, promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and encouraging good competition. Here’s Paul being mobbed by children as he takes a selfie! Next the Foundation travelled to the The Leicestershire Tennis Club, playing squash & racquet-ball with a county player, Joe Green (featured in the top image). Finally, the apprentices have also been helping out at the Leicestershire Disability Olympics, held both at Aylestone and […]
At a recent event at Lord’s Cricket Ground, lucky youngsters from Barrow Hill Junior School were given the chance of one-to-one coaching with Paul as guest of organizers, Arnold House School. Ross, a teacher of teacher of Barrow Hill Junior School had the following to say about the training session in a short write-up: “On Tuesday morning, a select group of Year 5 and Year 6 children went to Lord’s for a very special coaching session with ex-England wicketkeeper (Leicestershire captain and master of the reverse sweep) Paul Nixon. Running through a number of fast-paced drills, the children really impressed […]
Paul recently brought his academy youngsters from Leicester to play a friendly cricket fixture against the Dartfield Cricket Academy based at Barnsley. The Paul Nixon Cricket Foundation based in Leicester helps learners achieve a NVQ qualification whilst developing their cricket skills under the former wicket keepers guidance. The academy is an affiliation of Paul Nixon’s own foundation with Nixon visiting on a regular basis to play games and deliver coaching sessions to the academy youngsters. Paul said “It’s great to bring my own learners up to Barnsley and play a friendly game of cricket with our academy partners. It is […]
Pictures from our recent trip to Valencia, and their recognition certificates with the Paul Nixon Cricket Foundation. If you are 16-18 year old and from Leicester, book your place for the academy by sending us a message or contact us on Tel: 07718128782 / 07579803833 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tallawahs, coached by Paul Nixon, defeated Guyana Amazon Warriors in the final at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain on August 24, 2013 by seven wickets with 15 balls remaining to win the inaugural edition of the Caribbean Premier League. The final saw three brilliant bowling performances – Tallawahs’ Vernon Philander (3-0-8-0) and Muttiah Muralitharan (4-0-13-0); and Sunil Narine of Warriors who had figures of 4-0-9-0. Photos courtesy of CPL T20 Ltd