Category Archives: Coaching

Paul named Dambulla Thunders head coach

Paul Nixon is delighted to be named head coach of Dambulla Thunders for the forthcoming Lanka Premier League (LPL), which this season will be held from July 01- 21, 2024.  In the franchise-based T20 league in Sri Lanka, Dambulla Thunders has also acquired Mustafizur Rahman as their overseas icon player. […]

Paul unveiled as Samp Army Head Coach

Paul will lead Morrisville Samp Army in this month’s Abu Dhabi T10. The Samp Army will feature legends such as Irfan Pathan, Aaron Finch, Tino Best and Upul Tharanga, as they look to challenge for the Legends Cricket Trophy. Follow the progress on  

Paul returns to LCCC as Head Coach

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 […]

Education Arm of the Foundation Ceases

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.    

Out and About with Paul Nixon Sport Foundation

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 […]

Paul Coaches Promising Youngsters at Lord’s

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 […]

Foundation Game v Dartfield Foundation

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 […]

Educational/Coaching Trip to Valencia

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:

Jamaica Tallawahs lift inaugural CPL title

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’ […]