ECB Support Coach is a new coach development programme and qualification that has been created to help more people take their first steps into coaching cricket.

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.

  • Cost £40 Per Candidate
  • Minimum Age 16
  • ECB DBS required for certification

ECB Support Coach – Indoor April 2022

Thursday 14th April

Taverham Hall (Langley Prep School)

6pm to 9pm

ECB Support Coach – Outdoor June 2022

Tuesday 7th June

Horsford Cricket Club

6pm to 9pm


  • Supporting coaches and players
  • icoachcricket
  • 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.

Click here for more information on choosing the right programme for you.


  • £40.00
  • One face-to-face module lasting three hours
  • Two bitesize e-learning modules lasting 10-15 minutes each
  • Multiple choice question assessment.

Pre-requisites for certification

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

Further learning opportunities

When qualified:

  • Full membership of the ECB Coaches Association
  • ECB Foundation I Coach or ECB Core Coach.