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CV, Professional Sportsman Targeting Sales Or Marketing Role In US

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 31448
(08/24/1993, male)
List top 5 skills: leisure, marketing, sales, sport, tourism, travel
Short Bio:

My current career has involved me experiencing the life of a professional sportsman from a playing and coaching perspective. Allowing me to travel all over the world and experience different cultures.

More recently I have been involved in sales and business development, continually going above and beyond targets in the education sector.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, education and training, Marketing

Spoken languages: 

english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

Caribbean, the, North America, South Africa, United States



Profile

A highly motivated, confident and fast learning individual with a diverse range of sporting, customer service and administration experience specifically within cricket both commercially, as a player and as a coach. I have also experienced working within different sports and understand the diverse sporting world as a result of my sport and exercise science undergraduate study, of which I graduated with a 2:1 classification. I have experience working in an office from a financial, business development and account management setting.

Since the age of 13 I have worked within cricket and outside of the sporting world, allowing me to have experience managing and organising plan my life around academic and sporting achievement. My sporting career and studies have given me a holistic outlook and has enabled me to see things from a business outlook within elite organisations. I have worked in offices for companies that employ over 100 people. The positions in which I have worked have enabled me to understand firstly the hard work that goes into achieving personal goals and bettering myself, secondly the importance of team dynamic and the use of common goals to achieve success both within competition and from a business sense and finally to plan, implement and organise myself, my customers and my team through coaching programs successfully to enhance others.

My work outside of cricket has been primarily in sales and customer service roles, therefore I am experienced talking to people outside of the sporting world, most recently managing accounts in excess of £25,000 for a company providing tuition to government clients, including understanding National curriculum levels. I have also been responsible for business development within the company, where I have needed to source and sell to new leads.

My specific cricket experience has also enabled me to travel the world and work and play with all different nationalities and walks of life. Living away provided me with the opportunity to experience foreign culture and adapt to any working environment in which I am placed, I feel this has given me the ability to fit seamlessly and effectively into any team or organisation. My more recent work within schools has broadened my experiences with regards to the input required to better school cricketers. I have a keen interest in people and love interacting with people as frequently as possible. I am always immaculately turned out, and I am very capable with IT.

Key Skills

 Specialist cricketing knowledge within a coaching set up, revolving around planning and executing specific training sessions both with teams and individuals.

 Excellent customer service skills enabling me to liaise comfortably with high paying clients.

 Excellent communication skills both written and verbally having had experience with conversing with all ages and walks of life both within the UK and overseas.

 Ability to adapt quickly into any team or organisation, with the ability to work with others or autonomously.

 Strong analytical skills with an eye for noticing a problem and finding a fast and reasonable solution.

 Excellent time management skills, with the ability to manage a high work load through time management and task prioritisation.

 Ability to manage heavy workloads through task prioritisation.

 Understanding and competent using a range of different IT programs.

 Excellent presentation skills.

 Ability to judge and manage a one to one or group situation and adapt to all personalities and situations.

Industry Related Skills

 Commercial Coaching

 Elite Coaching

 IT

 Organisation

 Understanding people

 Sports performance technology

 Man Management

 Customer Service

 Verbal and written communication

 Relationships with customers

Employment History

November  2014 – Present – Fleet Tutors
November 2014 – Present – Tuition Coordinator

 Managing and running accounts for Government and Schools Clients in excess of £25,000.

 First point of contact for all of my clients.

 Selling tuition programs business to business.

 Sourcing new leads and taking them right to point of sale.

 Working on business development within the sporting sector.

 Responsible for building a positive working relationship with clients and tutors to enable them to work freely and benefit the young people in the best way possible.

 Work to meet the needs of clients.

 Maintain and balance a very high workload and prioritise the demands and scenarios that arise.

 Constantly keeping the client updated and informed.

 Responsible for meeting with and discussing new business development ideas with the sales team and helping them set this up with the client.

 Attending meetings with high profile Government clients to discuss tuition and negotiate pricing with the sales teams.

November 2014 – Present – Self Employed Cricket Player /Coach For Cove Cricket Club
November 2014 – Present – 1st Team Coach/Player

 Carrying out squad and individual sessions for the whole squad.

 Liaising with players about tactics and Team Selection.

 Indentifying key areas for improvement.

 Liaising with media pre and post game.

 Liaising with members and fans.

 Reporting to the Director of Cricket and Chairman weekly as to the state of the side in relation to targets.

March 2014- Present: Self – Employed Cricket Coach Working For Hampshire Cricket
March 2014 – Present: Age Group/Community/School Coach

 Carrying out technical sessions based upon my specific areas of cricket expertise.

 Carrying out technical sessions with groups and individuals based upon the requests of the main management team.

 Identifying key technical issues within players and finding reasonable solutions.

 Coaching community cricket sessions both in and out of the Ageas Bowl.

 Working with age group squads on the technical side of their game.

 Helping age group cricketers understand the game of cricket.

 Delivering advanced technical t20 coaching courses at the Ageas Bowl.

 Delivering advanced technical 1 to 1 coaching sessions with all ages at the Ageas Bowl.

2012 – 2014: St Cross Symondians CC

2012 – Present: Player Coach

• Overseeing the effective management of cricketing operations of both first team and academy players through the use of effective planning and communication to ensure all departments of the club are working to achieve common goals.

• Demonstrating knowledge and experience to be able to deal with the effective management of resources and players.

• Managing player coach relationships to create a quality working environment.

• Constructing in-depth planning for the integration and rolling out of new strategies.

• Delegated with the task of dealing with player performance through the use of short, medium and long term goals.

• Assisting with the development of team members ensuring that all individuals are of the correct capability levels or working towards the correct ability levels to progress into first team cricket.

• Training and playing to the highest possible standards at all times.

Key Achievements

• 2013 – Hampshire u23 League Winners

• 2013 – Tichbourne Trophy Winners

• 2012 – Southern Premier League Limited overs Pennant Winners

 

2012: St Cross Symondians CC Strength and Conditioning Coach

· Using strength and conditioning knowledge to plan individual and team based fitness sessions.

· Specific time related planning to ensure sessions run to time and include all members effectively.

· Carrying out observations to highlight key areas for improvement.

· Writing and reporting on sessions devised for individuals.

2011 – 2013: Cardiff MCCU

2011- 2013 : MCCU Cricketer

 Training daily to ensure high levels of performance.

 Dedication to time management to ensure both education and performance remain at high standards.

 Working within a professional sporting environment with all ages and standard of professional athlete.

 Being flexible and prepared to be called at any time and expected to work.

 

2008 – 2011: Hampshire County Cricket Club

2008 – 2011: Academy and Second Team Cricketer

 Training daily to ensure the highest levels of performance.

 Dedication to time management to ensure both education and sporting performance remain at high standards.

 Working within a professional sporting environment with all ages and standard of professional athlete.

 Being flexible and prepared to be called at any time and expected to work.

 Opportunities to travel, play and captain in various different countries across the world including India, USA and South Africa.

 Ability to lead age group teams and attend functions as a captain of an elite cricket side.

Achievements

 Hampshire U16 and U17 Captain

 Hampshire Academy and Second Team Cricketer

 National U17 Limited overs and Two Day Semi- Finalists

 Captain of Hampshire Cricket Development Tour To South Africa

 Selection onto Hampshire Cricket Development Tour to India

 

2008-2010: Office Assistant – Shield Security Services

 Making and receiving phone calls.

 Typing.

 Organising contracts.

Other Employment

2013: Warehouse Assistant/Customer Service (Cotton Graphics)

2011 – 2013: Cardiff MCCU Cricketer

2009 – 2012: Commercial Cricket Coach (Serious Cricket)

2009 – 2012: Cricket Shop Retail Worker (Serious Cricket)

2009 – 2011: North Hampshire Cricket District Association Assistant Coach

2009 – 2010: Clothing Assistant (ASDA)

2008 – 2010: Office Assistant (Shield Security Services)

 

Education

September 2011 – June 2014: Cardiff Metropolitan University
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science, 2:1 Classification

September 2013: ECB
Level 2 Cricket Coach

September 2009 – July 2011: Farnborough College of Technology
Btec National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science

October 2009: ECB
Level 1 Cricket Coach

September 2005 – July 2009:
Cove Secondary School
11 A-C GCES’s including English, Maths, PE, Core and Additional Science