What Is an ECB Support Coach?
This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to support qualified coaches and enhance player experience.

An ECB Support Coach is not qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and therefore must be supervised by a qualified cricket coach. Candidates must be 16 years and above to attend the course 

What is the makeup of the course?
The programme consists of three modules in total. Two e-learning modules are integrated with one face-to-face module.

  • Module 1 – Introducing ECB Support Coach Module 2 – Supporting coaching
  • Module 3 – Being an ECB Support Coach

Key themes

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

There are two ‘bitesize’ e-learning modules

  • M1: Introducing Support Coach – Introduces the learner to the programme providing an overview of its outcomes and expectations.
  • M3: Being an ECB Support Coach – Explores how assistant coaches enhance players’ experiences using a variety of scenarios.

Face-to-face module 
There is a single face-to-face module that runs for three hours:

  • Role of an ECB Support Coach
  • What does support coaching look like?
  • Coaching–yourturn
  • Player welfare and safeguarding
  • Coaching fielding, bowling and batting 

Safeguarding for coaches and Activators 
Safeguarding for coaches and Activators is issued separately by ECB e-learning is complimented by tasks completed during the face-to-face module.

Learners are assessed by an online multiple choice question paper found in module 3. 

Courses Available: (Please Click on Venue Below to Sign Up)

Windsor CC – Tuesday May 21st – 6:15-8:45pm

Sandhurst CC – Wednesday July 3rd – 6:00-9:00pm

To find out more and book a course at your club please contact 

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