ECB Support Coach

The ECB Support Coach course is suitable for anyone age 16+ looking either to help out at their local club or to start on the ECB Coaching pathway. It is particularly aimed at those who are keen to assist the Lead Coach deliver junior sessions at their local club.

The course will enable you to help in the delivery and organisation of games and training sessions. This vital role supports the coach in action and the development of players within the club
environment.

The course will cover the following:

  • How to run warm ups and cool downs
  • Running a variety of small sided games
  • Umpiring and scoring junior matches
  • Team management (juniors)

Candidates must apply for an ECB DBS certificate complete an ECB online Safeguarding course and an eLearning module prior to attending the taught course day.

This is a practical course and candidates should wear sports clothing, bring lunch and plenty to drink.

Please note that the minimum age for attending this course is 16 years old and we cannot make
exceptions to this.

Bursaries

Groups that have been identified to increase the diversity of learners accessing coach development programmes are: 

  • Potential coaches/coaches that are female 
  • Potential coaches/coaches from ethnically diverse communities 
  • Potential coaches/coaches with a disability 
  • Potential coaches/coaches experiencing financial hardship. 

A bursary can be awarded to learners that register on ECB Support Coach, ECB Foundation Coach or ECB Core Coach programmes between 1st February 2024 and 31st January 2025. 

Anyone wanting to access coach development that is experiencing financial hardship will be awarded a bursary of up to 100% of the national price of the programme. 

Once an applicant receives confirmation they will need complete their programme registration using a discount code to redeem their bursary. 

Anyone wanting to access coach development that is female, from an ethnically diverse community, has a disability who is not experiencing financial hardship will be awarded a bursary of up to 50% of the national price of the programme. 

Once an applicant receives confirmation they will need to complete their programme registration and make full payment and upon attendance at face-to-face modules receive a refund to redeem their bursary. 

To apply for coaching bursary please visit our Bursary page

 

Upcoming ECB Support Coach Course

Course 1 –

Venue: ONE Sixth Form College, Scrivener Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3SU
Date: Saturday 9th March 2024
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm
Cost: £40
Closing date for applications: 24th February 2024

To book: Click Here

Course 2 – FEMALE ONLY

Venue: ONE Sixth Form College, Scrivener Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3SU
Date: Saturday 9th March 2024
Time: 9am – 12pm
Cost: £40
Closing date for applications: 24th February 2024

To book: Click Here

Course 3 – Coming Soon

Course 4 –

Venue: South Lee Community Sports Centre, Nowton Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2BT
Date: Saturday 6th April 2024
Time: 9am – 12pm
Cost: £40
Closing date for applications: 23rd March 2024

To book: Click Here

No course currently available or dates don’t work for you?

Please complete this expression of interest form and we will contact you when courses are available.