Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Who’s Who in Cricket: Richard Holdsworth

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Career Highlights

Current Role
High Performance Director, Cricket Ireland (Nov 2011 – Present) 

Previous Roles
Regional Development Manager – Europe, International Cricket Council (ICC) (Sep 2003 – Oct 2011)
Communications Officer, England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) (Oct 2001 – Aug 2003)
Cricket Development Manager, Gloucestershire County Cricket Club (Apr 1995 – Oct 2001)


Richard Holdsworth was appointed High Performance Director by Cricket Ireland in November 2011. 

Previously, Holdsworth held the role of the ICC Europe Regional Development Manager for 8 years. In addition, he served as Communications Officer at England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and as Cricket Development Manager at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club.

As a cricketer, Holdsworth played a handful of Second XI championship matches with Gloucestershire CCC.

Holdsworth has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Recreation Studies from the University of Gloucestershire, 1989-1992.


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