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Off the Pitch with Active

Jul 6, 2019

Richard is a young (26years old), passionate and innovative coach from North Wales, UK. He continually strives to improve his level of knowledge working within a sporting environment in an attempt to fulfill individual(s) potential.

With 7 Years of coaching experience, working an array of ages (U6 > Seniors), and abilities, cultures and backgrounds, he takes pride in developing and maintaining relationship with parents & players, creating a positive environment for those participating.

UEFA B (Youth and Senior) & USSF Licensed Soccer Coach 

FE PGCE (Graduating this month-June 2019) & Health and Well-being Coordinator

Teaching Assistant at Cae Top Primary School & Bodedern High School. More recently a development coordinator at local academy season 2018/19. He also coached professionally in USA.


59:12   min episode Overview:

02:00   Introduction to Richard Cashman

05:10   Richard reflects on his young background and his experience in USA.

14:43   Sometimes when you ask a parent of what they want from their children’s sport experience their actions may not match their words.

20:34   Richard returns to Wales, after a professional coaching job in USA, to add a teaching degree to deepen his knowledge.

31:41   Multidisciplinary approach -Sometimes we forget about the player away from the sport. It's important that we understand the person behind the athlete.


Twitter: @thesportinginf1