Support Coach Courses

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. ECB Support Coach will replace Coach Support Worker in May 2021.

Module 1 – Introducing ECB Support Coach

  • Introduces the core themes of the programme and helps prepare for the face-to-face module.

Module 2 – Supporting coaching

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

Module 3 – Being an ECB Support Coach

  • Explores how support coaches enhance players’ experiences using a variety of scenarios
  • Multiple choice question assessment.

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.


  • 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.


  • £40
  • 1 face-to-face module lasting 3 hours
  • 2 bitesize e-learning modules lasting 10-15 minutes each
  • Multiple choice question assessment.

Prerequisites for certification

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

Is this course right for me?

Check out the document HERE to see which coaching course meets your needs.

Upcoming Support Coach Courses

Date Venue Timings Booking Link
6th March 2022 Tibshelf School 9.00am-12.00pm
13th March 2022 Tibshelf School 9.00am-12.00pm
27th March 2022 Chapel Leisure Centre 9.00am-12.oopm
2nd April 2022 Derbyshire County Cricket Club 9.00am-12.00pm FEMALE CANDIDATES ONLY

15th May 2022 Denby CC 9.00am-12.00pm
19th June 2022 Mickleover CC 9.00am-12.00pm
31st July 2022

4th September 2022

Clowne Town CC

Quarndon CC




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