Essex County Cricket Club’s appointed Harry McQueen as the Club’s new Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach.
He’ll lead player preparation heading into the 2017 season and will prepare the players for Division One cricket.
He steps up from his role as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach which he has fulfilled for two years and led the squad for the weeks following Browne’s departure.
A former sprinter himself, McQueen is thrilled to be appointed and said: “I am absolutely delighted to take up this role. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the players and staff over the last two seasons and believe I am well placed to help the squad forward.
“The lads have already put in a lot of hard work in the run up to Christmas and I am looking forward to getting them back in training and making sure they are fully prepared for our push in Division One next season.”
Chris Clarke-Irons, Head of Athlete Development, is happy to see McQueen appointed and said: “Harry has gone through a rigorous interview process along with a number of high calibre applicants.
“He has shown to us over the past two years and during the winter so far that he has the desire and effort to really put his own stamp on this role. He will also hit the ground running and allow us to prepare properly heading into what is an exciting season for everyone at the Club.”