ECB Core Coach

The ECB Core Coach programme is an entry level qualification for coaching cricket in England and Wales alongside the ECB Foundation Coach. This programme is one part of a wider strategic response to needing more coaches on the ground able to inspire and develop players.  ECB Core Coach replaces the ECB Certificate in Coaching Children’s Cricket and ECB Certificate in Coaching Young People and Adults’ Cricket provision.

About the programme

This programme has been designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead player-centred coaching sessions.

An ECB Core Coach will be qualified to lead coaching sessions independently and without supervision.


Who is it for?

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


Pre-requisites for certification

You must:

Please note that missing any of the face-to-face modules may result in a candidate not being able to complete the course and losing their course fee.

Core Coach Profile Form

If you are unsure if the ECB Core Coach course is for you, please complete our Core Coach Profile Form. Information collected through this form will allow us to advise you on your suitability to attend the ECB Core Coach course. Given the commitment (both time and money) involved in the ECB Core Coach course, and the competencies that will be required to complete it, we want to do all we can in advance of the course to ensure you are booked on to training that is appropriate to your experience and your ambitions.

Upcoming Courses

Venue: Dauntsey's School, High Street, West Lavington, Devizes, SN10 4HE         
Dates: Sunday's 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th October 2024
Times: 9am to 4pm each Sunday
Cost: £300 per person
Booking: Click here to register
Venue: Calne Community Campus, White Horse Way, Calne, SN11 0SP                
Dates: Sunday's 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th April 2025
Times: 9am to 4pm each Sunday
Cost: £300 per person
Booking: Click here to register

For further information, please contact Karen Smith: