Help to inspire a nation to choose cricket – become a coach! 

ECB Coach Development supports the development of coaches at all levels of the game, to ensure they’re able to provide players with the best possible experience of playing cricket and the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding of the game to help them fulfil their potential.

The ECB offers a range of world-leading learning experiences and qualifications to suit people coaching at all levels of the game, from those volunteering at their local club to professional coaches working in an elite, international environment.

All of the courses are designed around the players you work with and their stage of development.

Coach Education Courses in Hampshire 2020-21

ECB Support Coach

Cost: Free
Times: All courses 6.15pm to 9.15pm 



Registration deadline

Booking Link 

Wed 30th June

Fareham and Crofton CC

23rd June (2359hrs)

Mon 5th July

Eversley CC

28th June (2359hrs)

Mon 12th July

Ropley CC

5th July (2359hrs)

Thurs 22nd July

Paultons CC

17th July (2359hrs)

Funding Sources

Certificate in Coaching Children (UKCC 2)

Foundation 1

Clubs outside the Southampton/Portsmouth unitary authority areas may wish to contact their borough/district council Sports Development Officers or equivalent as some areas may also run their own schemes and/or be aware of other local funding sources.

If the funding body requires confirmation of any information, please contact Simon Jones, Cricket Development Manager (Clubs).

All coaches and adult supervisors (to) have the relevant insurance cover, first aid and safeguarding training.

Clubmark Criteria, England and Wales Cricket Board

Safeguarding Young Cricketers

Coach Support Workers and coaches working with players under 18 (as at 1st September of the preceding year) must obtain or renew their safeguarding qualification every three years. 

To renew Safeguarding Young Cricketers (SYC) online please contact John Cook.

DBS Checks

Coach Support Workers and coaches working with players under 18 (as at 1st September of the preceding year) must obtain or renew an ECB Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate every three years - to obtain a DBS please contact John Cook.

First Aid

Coaches working with players under 18 (as at 1st September of the preceding year) must obtain or renew a three-hour essential first aid qualification every three years.  Courses are currently being arranged, once finalised dates will appear in this section.


Coaches' activity must be covered by club and / or individual insurance.

For details of the insurance cover (and a host of other benefits) provided by the ECB Coaches Association please visit the ECB website.