Chris Brown is a former first-class cricketer who started his career with Lancashire County Cricket Club and is the current Captain/Coach for Norfolk County Cricket Club. He is the Norfolk Age-Group Performance Manager, ECB Spin consultant and England Young Lions Scout and works alongside the ECB’s Head Spin Coach, Peter Such on the ECB Elite Spin Bowling programme.
Chris has played First Class and List A cricket both in the UK and overseas and has experience as a coach with several ICC Associate Nations including USA, Canada, Bermuda and Guernsey.
Gresham’s is delighted to announce that Chris has been appointed as Director of Cricket from September 2017. Chris will lead the cricket programme throughout the school.
Other coaching staff
Alan Ponder (ECB Level 3) who was Master-in-Charge of Cricket from 1982 – 2006 is still heavily involved in coaching, especially in the Prep School, and Fred Handley (ECB Level 3) and ‘Norfolk Cricket legend’ also coaches the players throughout the summer.