DSC_6338Rahim Ali is proud to have joined the Leicestershire and Rutland coaching team in November 2015.

Rahim is the proud owner of his personal coaching clinic “Specialist Sports Coach” which he opened in memory of his late father Sadiq Ali.

Rahim’s father played a huge part in his early stages of development in his cricketing career & could see great potential in him. He guided & supported Rahim to become a very committed, caring individual & to carry his sporting career to another level.

Specialist Sports Coach was opened by Rahim in October 2014 after he graduated from The University of Derby in Sports coaching exercise. Rahim’s role is to help assist, coach and guide the next generation, from grass root level through to the elite phase of Sports.

Rahim has been an all-round sportsmen from a very young age & has extensive experience in coaching different sports, specialising in Cricket & Boxing/Fitness.

Rahim has a wide range of coaching experience not only across the country but across the world. His sporting journey has given him the privilege to coach in Dubai/Abu Dhabi, Pakistan, Spain, Poland and Germany. Rahim is currently also coaching for Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy and has previously worked with Derbyshire Cricket Board.

Rahim also has plenty of experience in the playing field in cricket, from a young age he has represented Derbyshire cricket club age group squads and has played in the Derbyshire premier league for Alvaston and Boulton CC from the age of 15. He’s been accompanied with ex and current international/first class players who he’s played with or against. Although coaching has been at the for front for Rahim in recent years but he always enjoys getting back out and putting the whites back on when possible.