Coaching Squad - Richard Ballard
Players in Richard Ballard's squad will typically meet the following criteria:-
- Must have demonstrated a previous commitment to representing the County (if selected)
- Must have demonstrated a previous commitment to playing in events that are included within the County Stroke Average Table
- Must be of an age where it is thought that County Organised Coaching would be beneficial - most likely to be between 14 and 17 years of age
Any player wishing to be a part of this squad must be fully committed to both Gloucestershire as a team, and to their own improvement programme.
The players in the 2015 Squad are:-
- Jamie Andrew - Broadway
- Matthew Bell - Lilley Brook
- Hayden Burford - Forest Hills
- Ryan Burris - Forest Hills
- Matthew Green - Cotswold Hills
- Bradley Knapper - Ross-on-Wye
- Kieran Sutton - Broadway
- Andrew Whitford - Lilley Brook
The Squad Manager & Squad Performance Coach
The Squad Manager for Richard's squad is Lee Knapper. Lee has many years of experience as a Junior Organiser at Monmouth Golf Club. and was the Club Captain there in 2013.
Squad Performance CoachRichard Ballard is based at the RB Driving Range in Coleford (he is also the Head Professional at Monmouth Golf Club). Richard has a proven track record of developing young players to County standard, and is currently coaching "top" players at every level of the game.