We are proud to announce that as part of our ongoing commitment to community work, we will be supporting and working alongside Rahim Ali, Specialist Sports Coach.

Rahim is a multi-lingual sports coach & exercise science graduate with varied sports related work and experience.

We are delighted to be associated with Rahim who formed Specialist Sports Coach in 2014. Rahim, as head coach, formed Specialist Sports Coach with the vision and aim of assisting and guiding the next generation of sporting talent from grass root level through to the elite.

Rahim predominantly specialises in providing specialist cricketing coaching however his expertise extends to boxing and general fitness.

Rahim is currently managed by International Cricketers Association and is working for Activate Sports as the head coach on the Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy in Derbyshire.

Rahim has a long and close working relationship with Derbyshire Cricket Board which involves him coaching in the community and inner city schools. Rahim’s work with Derbyshire Cricket Board and within the community of Derbyshire was recognised in 2015 when he was awarded with the Young Coach of the Year and Community Coach of the Year.

In December 2015, Rahim signed as a coach with Leicestershire County Cricket Club. Rahim has been tasked to identify, nurture and produce local talent from within the heart of Leicestershire.

Rahim’s progress and outstanding work was recognised in 2016 when he was named as the England and Wales Cricket Boards (ECB) young coach of the year. This was a huge achievement for Rahim and we hope that it is one of many awards that he will be presented with along his ongoing journey.

We are excited to be on board with Rahim and look forward to working closely with him and assisting Rahim on his route to the top.