BSC Veterinary Nursing Student Honoured with Young Cricket Coach of the Year Award

On 8 December 2023 BSc Veterinary Nursing student Adithi Banerjee was recognised for her outstanding achievements in cricket with the Young Cricket Coach of the Year award; the award was presented by the Middlesex Cricket Association at the Lords Stadium in the annual Middlesex Coaching awards. The ceremony took place in the home dressing room at Lord’s, with just five coaches being recognised overall, highlighting the incredible efforts of those who have gone above and beyond in coaching.

Adithi Banerjee, Young Cricket Coach of the Year

In particular, Adithi was recognised for making a difference and passing on her enthusiasm for the game as well inspiring the next generation of players. Not only has Adithi qualified as an ECB Level 1 Coach, she has also helped to coach the girls at this year’s London Youth Games and is working towards achieving her ECB Level 2 qualification, all alongside her studies as a BSc Veterinary Nursing student.

Upon hearing the news of Adithi’s award, Barbara Cooper, Principal of The College of Animal Welfare, commented “What an outstanding achievement! It’s truly a testament to Adithi’s dedication and talent in the field of cricket coaching.” The College of Animal Welfare are thrilled to recognise and celebrate Adithi’s remarkable accomplishments, not only in receiving the Young Cricket Coach of the Year award, but also Adithi’s selection for the National Awards by the English Cricket Board.

Looking to the future, and the National Awards, Barbara stated that ‘Adithi’s selection for the National Awards by the English Cricket Board is simply fantastic. It is a remarkable recognition of Adithi’s skills and contributions to the sport” and we wish you the best of luck ahead of the results!

Adithi Banerjee (front left) with other award winners at the Middlesex Coaching Awards