Tom Smith

Coaching Staff 2021

Name - Tom Smith

Role - Second XI Coach

Date and Place of Birth - December 26, 1985, Liverpool

Playing Career - Lancashire, Leicestershire, England Under 19s

First Class Career - 2005-2016

One Day Career - 2005-2016

T20 Career - 2006-2016

Leicestershire CCC announced the appointment of Tom Smith as Second XI Coach in February 2018.

Smith had a highly successful career as a player at Lancashire CCC, including winning County Championship Division One alongside Paul Horton in 2011, and being named as captain ahead of the 2015 season.

The 32-year-old played alongside Nixon during a loan spell at Leicestershire CCC in 2008. The all-rounder made nine appearances in all competitions, scoring 290 runs at an average of 32.22 while also collecting 17 wickets. 

Smith had great success in all formats throughout his career, scoring 7,720 runs and taking 376 wickets.

He was sadly forced into an early playing retirement in 2016 and then forged a successful career in coaching, including spells with Lancashire Thunder in the Kia Super League and with England Women in preparation for their triumphant ICC World Cup campaign.