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Coaching Courses

Coach Support Worker course

Derbyshire Cricket Board will be running a series of CSW courses.

This one day course is an ideal introduction for volunteers wishing to assist a qualified coach in the delivery of cricket sessions. The course will equip you to set up and organise warm ups, cool downs and organise groups for small sided games. You will start to gain an understanding of player centred coaching and the supporting skills for you to deliver in a fun, safe environment.


  Date Cost    
Chellaston School

  11th December 2016


Clowne Sports Centre   1st April 2017 £50
Buxton Community School   23rd April 2017 £50

For further information and an application form please contact Jon Dyson jon.dyson@dcbcricket.com





Continuing Professional Development workshops

coach education

Derbyshire Cricket Board is delivering 3 CPD’s in Coaching Children's cricket at Tibshelf School.


Content Date and Time Price
Creating the learning environment for children 26th March 2017 09.00-12.00 £40
Skill development for children 26th March 2017 13.00-16.00 £40
Game based learning for children 9th April 13.00-16.00 £40

Please note existing Level II coaches are ideal candidates to access these CPD’s…full attendance on all 3 CPD’s will allow access to the Diploma in Coaching Children's cricket. Coaches can however choose to enrol on individual CPD’s should they require.

Please contact Jon Dyson for further details jon.dyson@dcbcricket.com





Young People and Adults Coaching Certificate

coach education

DCB will be delivering a Level II Young People and Adults Coaching Certificate at Tibshelf School.


Sunday 12th Feb 2017

Sunday 19th Feb 2017

Sunday 26th Feb 2017

Assessment Day
Sunday 16th April 2017

This course is designed for new coaches who will predominately be working in an environment of players aged upwards of 12.

 Modules will cover        
 Coaching philosophy                         
 Characteristics of high quality coaching  
 Role of a coach  

Player Development model


Fixed, variable and game based learning environments


Coaching tools


Performance factors


Core principles around batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping


Integrated practice environments


Player welfare


There will also be off course tasks to complete including first aid, Safeguarding, DBS and an online test paper.

For further details or an application form please contact Jon Dyson jon.dyson@dcbcricket.com

Cost £250 (successful candidates are subject to a 50% refund from the DCB Bursary fund upon certification)


Coach Education Level II release dates…

DCB will be running a Level II Coaching Children's Certificate at Chellaston School on the following dates;

2nd October 2016

16th October

30th October

Assessment Day Sunday 2nd April 2017

Timings for the first 3 days are 09.00-16.00

Cost will be held at the same price as per the previous 3 years at £250 with candidates able to request a reimbursement of up to 50% (upon successful certification) from the DCB Bursary fund. Derbyshire Sport have in recent times also offered a similar deal…candidates are advised to check the Derbyshire Sport website for any similar opportunities this Autumn.


Please contact Jon Dyson at jon.dyson@dcbcricket.com for further details and an application form.

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