Former Sussex and Durham County cricketer, Martin played top class cricket for 15 years as a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper in a career that saw him score over 9,000 First Class runs and 5,000 One Day runs. Since retiring, Martin has developed a prestigious coaching career as a level 3 professional coach, with 9 years as Head Coach at South Northumberland CC where he helped to develop arguably one of the best amateur cricket clubs in the country; winning three National Club competitions and in 2010 becoming the first club to reach both National Club Finals. Martin has also coached age group teams and elite wicketkeepers at Durham CCC, is currently Head Coach at the prestigious Sedbergh School in Yorkshire, and has led his age group teams to nine National Finals days in both the T20 and 40 over formats.
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In 2007, at the age of 36, Paul was called in to the England squad and represented his country at T20 and One-Day International level, winning a series against Australia and New Zealand, before starring in the World Cup in the West Indies. Nixon retired from the game in 2011 after leading Leicestershire to the T20 title and a place in the Champions League T20 qualifying stage.