Nominations Now Open for the Coaches Award 2021

Our annual reward and recognition scheme says thank you to people that have made a significant contribution to coaching cricket. We are delighted to open the nomination process for this year’s awards. 

ECB National Coaching Awards

  • Young Coach of the Year - A young person who is already making a difference and is already passing on their enthusiasm for the game and inspiring the next generation of players. Someone who has demonstrated a commitment to developing the game at grass roots and community level. Has had a clear impact with a local school or club. Has shown creativity and determination in their development as a coach 16-25 years of age.
  • Coach of the Year (Maurice Young Award) - A coach who goes the extra mile and is a true coaching hero to their club, league, county or school. They are creative and work with players to help them reach their full potential whilst delivering active and fun sessions. Someone who Inspires and supports individual player development. Creates and delivers enjoyable and effective coaching sessions. Uses innovation and inspirational coaching methods which have significantly improved player and team performances.
  • Outstanding Contribution/ Services to Coaching- This person is the life and soul at your club, in your league, your county or at your school. They have dedicated a significant amount of time to coaching and have contributed to growing the game. Someone who has dedicated themselves to coaching and making a different to the players. Created numerous opportunities and contributed to increasing participation of players and Is the heartbeat of the club, league, county or school
  • Outstanding Contribution/ Services to Coach Development- This is an individual or team of coach developers, club or local initiative who is going above and beyond to support the development of coaches in your county. An individual/team/club/initiative who actively promotes and supports the development of the coaches and/or coaches associations. Grows and encourages diversity and inclusivity making everyone feel like cricket is a game for them and provides administrative support and/or the development of coaching.


Please return the nominations form below to before Monday 27th September 2021 at 12pm.

Please submit separate forms for separate nominations.

2021 Nomination Form - Coaches Awards