CUB Hub

The Suffolk Cricket CUB Hub programme forms part of the cricket development pathway in Suffolk.

Running at U10 and U11 age groups for boys and U11 for girls CUB Hub provides access to quality coaching with regular playing and training opportunities to as many children as possible without the need for any trial.

The programme aims to inspire and foster the raw enthusiasm that a young person has for cricket in a fun and supportive environment.

Whilst being linked to the Suffolk Young Cricketers pathway programme CUB Hub has its own training curriculum and internal games programme that all children take part in.
 
CUB Hub sessions will involve soft and hard balls and all participants should have their own protective equipment to bring to sessions. This includes; bat, batting pads, batting gloves, abdominal protector (if required) and helmet.
 
As part of the Suffolk Cricket CUB Hub programme your child will receive:
 
  • Winter Coaching programme delivered in 3 x 6 week blocks.
  • Progressive coaching programme into hardball cricket
  • Sessions delivered in COVID-19 Risk Assessed venues and within ECB COVID-19 coaching delivery guidance.
  • Minimum coach to player ratio 1:7
  • Access to discounted Gray Nicolls equipment
  • 3 CUB Hub Internal Festivals (delivered during school holidays)
  • Feedback reports to aid development

Your child will be required to attend your selected CUB Hub sessions during the Winter Programme. Please note that there is no transferring to other Hubs.

CUB Hub Clothing

Please note training kit is not included. We would like players to wear official Suffolk Cricket CUB Hub kit to training. This will be the kit will also be worn for internal and external fixtures.

A minimum of Yellow and Black CUB Hub Training T-Shirt (short or long sleeve) and Black Pro Performance Trousers are required. These and additional CUB Hub clothing can be purchased HERE

SYC CUB Hub Yellow / Black Pro Performance T20 SS Shirt - ChildSYC CUB Hub Yellow / Black Pro Performance T20 LS Shirt - Child

 

Cost

The cost is £160 for the whole 18 week programme per person.

Suffolk Cricket Bursary Support

To support the talent development of young players, to whom the potential cost of being part of a Suffolk Cricket Training Programme may present some financial challenges, Suffolk Cricket Board are able to offer support.

Support is open to any player for the coming year and can cover:

  • CUB Hub Programme Fees
  • The cost of buying essential equipment and clothing.

Suffolk Cricket will review all applications received and allocate funds based upon available resource. Whilst the scheme is not means tested we do rely on a top level of disclosure from applicants about their circumstances, which is treated in the strictest of confidence.

All applications for the 2021/22 Winter programme must be received by no later than Sunday 31st October 2021.

All applications will be formally replied to, in writing communicating the outcome of the application.

In order to make an application please download the Suffolk Cricket CUB Hub Support Application Form.

Please return forms to ablanchard@suffolkcricket.org

Additional opportunities beyond CUB Hub include:
  • Invitation to the CUB Hub Performance training group, an additional training opportunity for higher performing children.  
  • Selection for Suffolk Young Cricketers fixtures and residential festivals against other equivalent aged County teams (for invited/selected players). Please note these fixtures have an additional cost.
To book your child onto a CUB Hub please see below.  Please note there is no transferring hubs.
 
Boys U10 (for children in Year 5 or below):
 
Kesgrave Hub – THIS HUB IS NOW FULL
 
Fridays 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Block 1; 5th Nov to 10th Dec 
Block 2; 14th Jan to 18th Feb 
Block 3; 4th Mar to 8th Apr
 
Framlingham Hub – LIMITED AVAILABILITY REMAINING
Tuesdays 6pm – 7pm
Block 1; 9th Nov to 14th Dec 
Block 2; 11th Jan to 15th Feb 
Block 3; 1st Mar to 5th Apr
 
Bury St Edmunds Hub – THIS HUB IS NOW FULL
Sundays 10am – 11am
Block 1; 7th Nov to 12th Dec 
Block 2; 9th Jan to 13th Feb 
Block 3; 27th Feb to 3rd Apr
 
Girls U11 (for children in Year 6 or below):
 
Ipswich Hub – LIMITED AVAILABILITY REMAINING
Sundays 3pm – 4pm
Block 1; 7th Nov to 12th Dec 
Block 2; 9th Jan to 13th Feb 
Block 3; 27th Feb to 3rd Apr
 
 
Boys U11 (for children in Year 6):
 
Kesgrave Hub – THIS HUB IS NOW FULL
Fridays 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Block 1; 5th Nov to 10th Dec 
Block 2; 14th Jan to 18th Feb 
Block 3; 4th Mar to 8th Apr
 
Bury St Edmunds Hub – LIMITED AVAILABILITY REMAINING
Sundays 11am – 12pm
Block 1; 7th Nov to 12th Dec 
Block 2; 9th Jan to 13th Feb 
Block 3; 27th Feb to 3rd Apr
 
For further information please contact Andrew Blanchard