Mohammed Qasim Ali is 27 years old, and works as a Community Cricket Coach in Burnley. He works with young cricketers between the ages of 5 and 15, visiting local schools and clubs to help their development. He works in the town’s secondary schools, as well as at the three cricket clubs.
Having just completed his Level 3 coaching certificate he now coaches the Lancashire U13 Girls team, based at Old Trafford. In total he coaches 30 hours per week, and then like many coaches undertakes private coaching work at the weekends.
He says his immediate ambitions are to complete his NVQ in Sports Development, and combine his development work, coaching with higher performance level work. He would like to coach one of the Lancashire boys junior age group sides.