Andy Tennant leaves Cricket Scotland

17 Oct

Cricket Scotland has today announced that Andy Tennant will leave his role as Performance Director to join Scottish Hockey.

Andy’s exceptional track record spans nearly 13 years at Cricket Scotland, most recently as Performance Director, where he was instrumental in leading the transition to a fully professionalised high performance system and in developing clear performance pathways led by a team of talented coaches.  

For Cricket Scotland Andy leaves Scotland men’s and women’s teams in a healthy position with results improving and a widening pool of emerging talent.

His new role will be a similar one as Head of Performance where he will oversee international hockey teams competing at the top levels of European and World hockey, this appointment comes with great opportunities ahead.

Tennant said, “I believe the time is right to seek a new challenge and I am looking forward to working in a great commonwealth and Olympic sport. My drive and passion has always been to help Scotland teams win and I look forward to continuing that with Hockey. I have loved my time working for the betterment of cricket in Scotland and plan to remain involved in the sport in some capacity.”

David Sweetman, CEO of Scottish Hockey, said, “I am delighted to welcome Andy to Scottish Hockey. We interviewed an exceptionally strong field and Andy impressed throughout the process. Andy has a great background in coaching, pathway, and international performance and we are looking forward to him starting in January.”

Cricket Scotland CEO Malcolm Cannon, said “All at Cricket Scotland wish him every success in the new role and we are sure that his lifelong association with the game of cricket has not ended. Andy will be in post on 4 January and we wish him all the best in his new position.”

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