Nick Tester is a leading figure in Sport and Education, having been Head of Cricket at Chigwell School and Head of Boy’s Games, Football and Cricket, most recently, at Ardingly College. In his time in education, Nick has been one of the most decorated Heads of Football in the Independent sector, having overseen several national and county cup wins, and having produced several professionally contracted players in the meantime. He has also been the national coach and manager to the Independent Schools National U18s and U16s, and coached within the Essex County Cricket Academy. Nick has worked with several of the world’s best coaches and practitioners, including Grant Flower, James Foster, Luke Wright and Andrew Flintoff in Cricket, as well as several of the countries best football clubs. He has also worked with international hockey players such as Martin Haner (Germany captain), Mark Gleghorne (GB Hockey) and Crista Cullen (GB Hockey).
Nick’s innovative thinking behind developing success in school sport, both in terms of participation and excellence, has led him to be asked to talk within the national press in recent years, with appearances in The Times, FourFourTwo magazine, Radio FiveLive, TalkSport, and even German and Indian National television leading to him being a much requested speaker at schools and business events. Being a former Choral Scholar, singing tenor at Canterbury Cathedral, he is particularly interested in the links between Music, Drama and Sport in the development of elite performance, whether it be in academic studies, or in the business world.
Nick’s contact base, coupled with his unique experience and innovative thinking led him to form PRC Elite. Improving Performance, interconnecting contacts and helping schools and businesses get to the top of their game is a passion for Nick, and he is excited with what the future holds.