In 2005 Chris and Annie Ellison founded “Performance Cricket” – a specialist cricket coaching provider based in Berkshire and South Oxfordshire. Chris is an ECB Level 4 qualified coach. Also on his cricket and coaching CV is 4 years as the inaugural ECB Physical Disability National Coach, work with the ECB as a Coach Mentor, delivery with the European Cricket Council and a spell as a playing professional with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Chris also represented Berkshire CCC 1st XI in the Minor Counties Championship and One Day Cups. Performance Cricket was established with the aim of improving the quality and opportunity of cricket coaching in the community. The coaching company has now developed a wide range of programmes from Little Crickets (3-6 year olds) through to Schools, Clubs and University including private one to one sessions, holidays and cricket parties.
Following tremendous success in local Primary Schools and driven by feedback from Head Teachers and PE Co-ordinators The Performance Sports Group was launched in 2017. The vision being to expand high quality sports coaching delivery for children and teachers across the Primary School network in activities such as tag rugby, hockey, netball, football, athletics, basketball, tennis and early years provision through multi skill programmes