Podcasts & Workshops



These resources have been created by the North West Cricket Union & are intended to assist player, coach, volunteer and official development.


Play List

  1. John Stanworth Podcast – Lancashire Cricket Academy Director to England Women’s Academy Head Coach. He is a former Lancashire wicket-keeper and coach, sharing his experiences of the player and coach pathway from participation to performance, how he navigated the challenges and opportunities he faced. Listen Here
  2. Craig Young Podcast – Current Cricket Ireland international and North West Cricketer discusses his journey in cricket –  Listen Here
  3. Andy McBrine Podcast Current Cricket Ireland international and North West Warriors Captain discusses the killer instinct in cricket & his journey so far – Listen Here
  4. Dr Kyle Paradis Podcast – A Sports Psychologist & Lecturer at the University of Ulster. This workshop is focusing on team dynamics, roles and leadership in sports teams – Listen Here
  5. Ian McGregor Podcast Former North West Warriors Head Coach discusses the coaching role and the North West Pathway Listen Here
  6. Podcast 1-6 Overview – Current North West Development Team discuss the key learning points for them from the first 6 podcasts Listen Here
  7. Brett Reid Podcast – Current Sport Development Consultant with Sport New Zealand discusses their Balance is better approach & similarities to NW Cricket – Listen Here