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Coaching

Whether you want to coach in grassroots cricket or aspire to coach in the elite game, we've got a coaching course for you

ECB Support Coach

Coaching is an enormously rewarding, challenging and crucial role in cricket.

ECB Support Coach is a new coach development programme consisting of e-learning and face-to-face modules that will help you take your first steps into coaching cricket.

Programme outcomes

This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to support qualified coaches.

An ECB Support Coach is not qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and therefore must be supervised by a qualified cricket coach. 

Content

  • Supporting coaches and players
  • icoachcricket
  • Communicating with coaches and players
  • Supporting fielding, bowling and batting
  • Safety
  • Differentiation

Who is it for?

Anyone aged 16 and over wishing to support qualified coaches, inspire players and make a difference to the game.

Click here for more information on choosing the right programme for you.

Commitment

  • £40.00
  • One face-to-face module lasting three hours
  • Two bitesize e-learning modules lasting 10-15 minutes each
  • Multiple choice question assessment.

Pre-requisites for certification

  • 16 years old
  • Valid safeguarding training e.g. Safeguarding Young Cricketers
  • Valid ECB DBS.

Further learning opportunities

When qualified:

  • Full membership of the ECB Coaches Association
  • ECB Foundation I Coach or ECB Core Coach.

How to apply

Contact your county for more information on their upcoming dates.

https://www.ecb.co.uk/county-cricket-boards

Become a Supporter

Join for free today and you'll get all these member benefits:

  • Priority access to buy England tickets

  • Extended highlights and in-play clips

  • Unique competitions

  • Breaking news from behind the scenes

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