We urgently need more parents volunteers.

Can you help?

Cricket Shropshire and Worcestershire Cricket Board are running courses specifically designed for parents or students that have little or no cricket experience.  The cricket club will cover the cost of the course, all you need to do is give a bit of your time.

If you would like a chat or any additional information please contact us now.

Details about the course:

ECB Foundation I Coach is a new coach development programme and qualification that has been created to help more people take their first steps into coaching cricket.

A blend of e-learning and face-to-face modules led by ECB Coach Developers will explore what coaching looks like, the impact you can have as an ECB Foundation I Coach, the skills you can help players to develop and how you can learn from your experiences.

By committing yourself to this programme and becoming a qualified coach you will become an important part of the ECB’s coaching family that works together to help players improve, have fun, be safe and learn at every stage of their development.

Programme outcomes

This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to coach cricket sessions that are active, purposeful, enjoyable and safe.

An ECB Foundation I Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.

It is now the entry level qualification required to coach cricket.

Candidates should note: An ECB DBS check will be required before the candidate can commence the application process.

The course content will include:

• Role of an ECB Foundation 1 Coach
• What does coaching look like?
• icoachcricket
• Coaching fielding, bowling and batting
• Foundation principles – fielding, bowling and batting
• The coaching tools
• Purposeful sessions
• Active sessions
• Safe sessions
• Enjoyable sessions
• Differentiation.

Who should attend
Anyone aged 17 and over wishing to become qualified to coach cricket, inspire players and make a difference to the game.


• 4 face-to-face modules lasting 3 hours each
• 7 bitesize e-learning modules lasting 10-15 minutes each
• 3 observed coaching opportunities during face-to-face modules and an online multiple choice questionnaire
• £150.00

Pre-requisites for certification

• 18 years of age
• Valid safeguarding training e.g. Safeguarding Young Cricketers

Worcestershire Cricket Board Course

Course 1:
Date: Sun 31st October and 07th November
Time: 9:00am – 16:00pm
Venue: King Charles I School, Comberton Road, Kidderminster, DY10 1XU
Cost: £150.00 per person (Alveley CC pays this)
Booking Link: https://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/4mqs0n

Cricket Shropshire

Date:November 7 and 14

Time: 9.30am-4.30pm.

Venue: Ercall Wood Academy in Golf Links Lane, Wellington, Telford.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have ANY questions.

Email: info@richardt78.sg-host.com or call 01746 541441