Adam Hall, a young cricket coach working for UK based community cricket charity, ‘Cricket for Change’, has been further rewarded for his dedication and hard work in helping the lives of disadvantaged young people through the medium of cricket.
Following his success in 2009 as Regional Award Winner, Adam (Hall) won the award for National Young Coach of the Year, supported by Sky Sports and the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Adam says on his fine achievement, “I am extremely honoured to have won such a prestigious award. I have been challenged with some really difficult areas of work and this award shows that cricket is for everyone, whether I coach someone with a disability or someone at risk of committing crime offences, it to me is the most rewarding work I can do and this award shows the impact I am having. It’s fantastic”.
Adam is also embarking on a 15 mile run from Lord’s cricket ground to the Oval cricket ground and then onto Plough Lane in Wallington on April 3rd in a effort to raise much need funding for the charity.
Cricket for Change, as a leading community cricket organisation, also gained further recognition for its project work for by winning the Europe Pepsi ICC Development Award for ‘Best Spirit of Cricket Initiative’, in Partnership with UNAIDS and UNICEF.
The award is in respect of the charity’s continuing ‘Cross Border Cricket Project’ in Israel.
Cricket for Change will be invited later in the year to collect their award at a ceremony at Lord’s Cricket Ground.