Welcome to the ECB Coaches Association (ECB CA).

The purpose of ECB Coaches Association is to inspire participation and maximise performance of cricket coaches and players.

Members come from all levels of the game, right from the England team downwards, and have somewhere to turn to get the ongoing support all coaches need in order to be the best they can be.

Nationally, the ECB Coaches Association offers a range of products and services that help you to support players.

Your membership will provide access to the latest thinking and developments through our resources, invitations to workshops, networking with like-minded coaches as well as being able to wear the ECB CA three lions.

Membership categories 

Full Member (£30 per year)

You need:

  • To hold a minimum of Level 1 Coaching Award or an ECB Level 1 NCA Teaching Award 
  • An up-to-date ECB DBS Check – contact your County Cricket Board to begin an application

Associate Member (£25 per year)

There are no criteria to become an associate member, it is open to everyone interested in cricket coaching.

Both full and associate members must abide by the ECB Coaches Code of Conduct. Click here for details.

To apply for membership 

Please complete the ECB Coaches Association application form (PDF), which can be downloaded and returned by post. 

Any problems/questions, please call us on 0121 440 4332.

Benefits 

Join today and access the benefits on icoachcricket

Wings to Fly 

  • Access to the latest thinking from top coaches and players around the world, at all levels of the game
  • Access practical ideas to apply to your everyday coaching. Challenge your thinking and practice while observing other coaches and their approach. Gain a unique, behind-the-scenes insight into the leading top coaches and players in the world
  • Never be short of ideas and ways of delivering really interesting and enjoyable coaching sessions
  • Easily digestible chapters for simplicity of use
  • Up-to-date coaching methods and styles presented by top coaches and players

Coaches Matter 

  • Coaches Matter bulletins provide easily interpreted technical information and practices for coaches to share with players
  • A poster for you to display at your club or school

Hitting the Seam

  • Practical ideas and practices for you to use
  • Community and elite coaching news updates
  • ECB CA Support Centre and membership updates

Coaching Insight

  • Cricket reports from the ECB
  • Technical bulletin round-ups
  • Articles on coaching

CA inspire  

Mini-programmes and series designed to support your coaching

ECB CA Forum 

  • Communicate and share with other ECB CA members online 

Local CA county support

Every county has a vibrant network that can provide you with support and ideas. Spend time talking and learning with other coaches within your county. Your local CA keeps you up to date with regular communications and a calendar of local events. 

Insurance 

If you are a full member of the ECB CA you will receive specialist insurance, which includes:

  • Public Liability - The members’ legal liability for injury to third parties and/or damage to third party property - £5,000.000 - limit of indemnity
  • Employer’s Liability - The members’ legal liability for injury to helpers in coaching sessions - £10,000,000 - limit of indemnity
  • Personal Accident - A range of benefits from Accidental Death at £20,000 to cost of repair of spectacles or dentures - £300
  • Legal Expenses - Recently introduced to provide additional protection for the members in respect of various, potential, legal actions
  • Legal and Tax Helpline - Advice on any legal/tax matter 24 hours a day 365 days a year

Contact us

If you need to update or amend your membership details, please contact coaches.association@ecb.co.uk.