FIRST CLASS COACHES
Raj Chaudhuri, founder of FCCA, is a qualified ECB Level IV coach, ECBACO Level II umpire and, ECB level II coach instructor. He has coached at all levels including professional county sides, premier league sides and the Turkish National side, as well as schools such as St. Dunstan’s College, Dauntsey’s School, South African College School, Cape Town and Huntley Boys School in New Zealand. Raj is currently Head of Cricket at Worth School in West Sussex.
Raj played First Class cricket in India and currently plays for Roffey Cricket Club and MCC (amongst others).
Experienced cricketer and qualified ECB Level II Cricket Coach, Theo Rivers, plays for Roffey Cricket Club (three times league champions) represents Sussex for the Second XI.
Theo has considerable experience of playing in different conditions, having travelled to India, UAE and Australia to improve his game. In 2016, Theo spent the off-season ‘down under’, playing first-grade cricket in Goulburn Murray Cricket Association league in Melbourne.
Greg is a Level II ECB Coach, who played age group county cricket for Sussex and is currently playing first team premier league cricket for Cuckfield Cricket Club as an all-rounder.
Hari is a ECB Level II Coach and a former first class cricketer who played for Delhi in the Ranji Trophy. He is the specialist spin coach at FCCA.
Nikki is an ECB Level II Coach who played age group county cricket for Surrey as well as for their senior women’s squad. She also plays for Club Cricket Conference and MCC of which she is a playing member. Nikki currently represents Worcestershire in the league, having played cricket for Surrey, Guildford Ladies, and men’s cricket for Roffey Cricket Club.
Conor, who is an ECB Level II Coach, played age grouped county cricket for Sussex and is currently playing first team cricket for Three Bridges Cricket Club as an all-rounder.
FYNN HUDSON PRENTICE
Fynn is an ECB Level II Coach who was a professional with Sussex County Cricket Club. He currently represents Derbyshire in the Vitality Blast and Championship. Fynn also has a lot of overseas experience, having played cricket in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
Ben has been a qualified personal trainer for nearly 10 years having completed the Premier Training Full Diploma. He has been coaching ages 14-18 at Worth for eight and a half years.
He specialises in coaching students on the fundamentals of weight training and circuit training to develop both the strength and stamina so crucial to the game.
Darren is an ECB/UKCC Level II coach who has been working with FCCA for a number of years.
A leg spinner/all-rounder, Darren plays league cricket at Horsham Cricket Club where he has been coaching various age groups.
Darren has played age group county cricket for Surrey County Cricket Club and Surrey Championship League cricket.
Darren brings a new energy to the team and has excelled at “bringing on” younger players to realise their potential.
Gary offers invaluable support to the FCCA team and its students. Gary works as a Senior Physiotherapist, and has been qualified for 21 years.
With a raft of Post-Graduate courses to complement his original qualifications, Gary has incorporated acupuncture into treatments for the past 14 years.
Gary's specialities include neck and back pain, sports injuries and bio-mechanical assessments.