We are delighted that you are nominating a person or a club for one of the four categories in the ECB Coach Awards 2019. 

Categories & judging criteria

Young Coach of the Year (25 or under)

A young person who is already making a difference? Who’s already passing on their enthusiasm for the game and inspiring the next generation of players?

Someone who:

  1. demonstrated a commitment to developing the game at grass roots and community level.
  2. has had a clear impact with a local school or club.
  3. has shown creativity and determination in their development as a coach

Coach of the Year

There are thousands of qualified coaches in clubs and schools up and down the country. Who goes the extra mile? Who makes a difference to you or your players, club or school? Who’s your coaching hero?

Someone who:

  1. inspires and supports individual player development.
  2. creates and delivers enjoyable and effective coaching sessions.
  1. uses innovation and inspirational coaching methods which have significantly improved player and team performances.

Coaching Club of the Year

The club that demonstrates a real commitment to player development, encouraging a wide range of people to become coaches and helping existing coaches to improve within a safe, enjoyable and supportive environment for coaches and players. Presented to one named representative of the club.

A club that:

  1. welcomes and encourages people into coaching regardless of background.
  2. actively promotes the development of coaches within a safe and supportive environment.
  3. provides players with the quality and quantity of coaching that they require.

Outstanding Contribution to Coaching

This person has been at the heart of things seemingly forever. They have probably played every role there is to play and without them cricket coaching in your club, in your league, your county or at your school just wouldn’t be the same or just would happen at all.

  1. Provide administrative support and/or the development of coaching.
  2. Supports the development and growth of coaches and or Coaches Association’s.
  3. Has increased the number of coaches and or player participation.

How to enter

  • Anyone can make nomination.
  • Entry is free.
  • Entries must be in by 1stMay 2019.
  • Everyone will be contacted and those shortlisted will be invited to an awards event in Autumn 2019.
  • Please read the Privacy Statement (see below).
  • Simply complete the online form by clicking on the link below.
  • County winners will be judged by the relevant County staff/board and the overall winners will be judged by an ECB panel.

Click on the appropriate category to go to the online application form

Young Coach of the Year– Click Here

Coach of the Year– Click Here

Coaching Contribution of the Year – Click Here

Coaching Club of the Year– Click Here

Privacy Statement 

Use of your information 

Information about how the ECB uses and protects your information and your rights in respect of it is set out in the ECB Coach Awards privacy notice. Please click here to read the full privacy notice.

Information about how the ECB uses and protects your information and your rights in respect of it is set out in the ECB Coach Awards privacy notice below.


The England and Wales Cricket Board Limited (ECB) is the national governing body for cricket and is also the Local Organising Committee for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (CWC2019), the operator of the Twenty20 tournament (T20) and runs We Are England Cricket Supporters.  Under new laws coming into effect in May 2018, we are required to provide you with certain details concerning how your personal data will be used and protected. 

Full details of how we use and protect your personal data, as well as your rights in respect of it, are in our Privacy Policy which you can find by clicking here.  A summary of the key points is shown below.

Names of data controller

The England & Wales Cricket Board Limited

Contact details


Mail:  England and Wales Cricket Board

           Lord’s Cricket Ground


           NW8 8QZ


Email:    privacy@ecb.co.uk

Phone:  020 7432 1200  

Website:  www.ecb.co.uk

Categories of personal data




Email address

Telephone number


Nominee’s personal details-



Email address

Telephone number

Date of birth

Current coaching/ administration position

Coaching qualifications (if applicable) 

Number of years as a coach/administrator 

Professional status within cricket

County association 

Reason for nomination

Category of nomination   

Club name and address

Sources of personal data 


You (the nominator)


Automated decisions


Purposes of processing

The ECB will process your personal data for the purposes of:

  • Administering the nomination and selection process of the Coaching Awards;
  • Verifying the criteria for the category of award for which the nominee is entered for;
  • To communicate with the nominee and nominator in relation to the Coach Awards. 

Who we will disclose your personal data to

Relevant County Cricket Boards and County Associations 

Legal basis for processing your personal data

The legal basis for the collection and processing of your personal data is:

  • administration: that it is necessary to fulfil the contract that you are going to enter into or have entered into with us
  • in all other cases: that it is necessary for our legitimate interests which are to build a programme to encourage participation in cricket and does not prejudice or harm rights and freedoms of participants 

Location of your personal data

The ECB will keep your personal data within the European Economic Area. 

How long we will keep your personal data for

We will normally keep nominee and nominator personal data for 2 years, after this it will be securely deleted.

Personal data of the winners of the Coach Award will be kept for 20 years for the purposes of recognising the achievement, after this it will be securely deleted. 

Your rights in respect of your personal data

You have the right of access to your personal data and, in some cases, to require us to restrict, erase or rectify it or to object to our processing it, and the right of data portability.    



If you have any concerns or complaints about how we are handling your data please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing us at privacy@ecb.co.uk or by calling 020 7432 1200.  You can also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.