ECB Support Coach

Coaching is an enormously rewarding, challenging and crucial role in cricket. ECB Support Coach is a coach development programme consisting of e-learning and face-to-face modules that will help you take your first steps into supporting coaching and enhancing player experience.

Programme outcomes

This programme has been designed to develop a learner’s 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.


  • Supporting coaches and players
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  • 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.

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  • £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 or Safeguarding for Coaches and Activators
  • Valid ECB DBS.

Further learning opportunities

When qualified:

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

How to apply

Contact your county for more information on their upcoming dates.