ECB Foundation I Coach

Coaching is an enormously rewarding, challenging and crucial role in cricket. 

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.

Content

  • Role of an ECB Foundation I 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 is it for?

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

Commitment

  • 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
  • ECB DBS

Upcoming ECB Foundation I Coach programmes

Course 1
Course Venue: Bury St Edmunds CC, Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds IP33 2BT
Course Dates: Day 1 – Saturday 19th February, Day 2 – Saturday 5th March

Course Times: 9.00am – 4.30pm
Cost: £150
Closing date for applications: 5th February

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Course 2
Course Venue: Stowupland CC, Church Road, Stowupland, IP14 4BQ
Course Dates: Evening 1 – 23rd May, Evening 2 – 24th May, Evening 3 – 6th
June, Evening 4 – 7thJune
Course Times: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Cost: £150
Closing date for applications: 9th May

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