Nicola Wilson starts as Girls and Women`s Participation Manager
Cricket Scotland are pleased to announce Nicola Wilson has taken up the position of Girls and Women`s Participation Manager with the National Governing Body.
Nicola has an impressive cricket background, 20+ years of international cricket for the Netherlands and New Zealand, including winning the Women`s World Cup in 2000. She has coached and been involved in sports development programmes across multiple countries with a proven track record of success.
Over the last 3 ½ years Nicola has fulfilled the role of East Lothian Cricket Development Officer where her input has been transformational for cricket in that region.
She has also been heavily involved with hockey in East Lothian as a qualified coach and volunteer, and is a key trustee of the Gullane Sports Development Trust that has helped create quality communities facilities and opportunities to grow participation in sport.
She will be tasked with growing female participation in cricket as players, supporters, volunteers, officials and administrators that significantly contributes to Cricket Scotland`s aim of a 20% increase in committed participants by 2019. The focus of this role is solely on growing participation and reflects the importance of the female game in Cricket Scotland`s new strategy.
Nicola will be meeting as many stakeholders as possible in the coming weeks and we are sure her knowledge, enthusiasm, and professionalism will see the female game flourish in Scotland.