Mike Powell was appointed as Director of Cricket in December 2016. Mike played professionally for 18 years spending the majority of his career at Glamorgan CCC followed by two years at Kent CCC. Mike has played 488 first class games and amassed 18,930 runs throughout his career. Mike toured with the England A team to Sri Lanka and was chosen for the England one day squad in 2004. Mike has experience with coaching and mentoring younger players at both county clubs as well as also coaching for three years at Monmouth Boys. Mike is passionate about cricket and enjoys using his knowledge and expertise to support all standards.

‘I believe sport plays a big part in developing young people and was honoured to be appointed Director of Cricket at Dean Close School. I enjoy seeing teams and individuals grow and develop their skill and above all enjoy their involvement in a sport that I hold very close to my heart’