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Job purpose and focus

The GCF wishes to appoint a Community Cricket Coach to support the implementation of its 2025- 2029 Strategic Plan and to continue the great work that has already begun in this area.

The officer will provide community and school-based cricketing opportunities, both coaching and competition, for children of all ages. The Coach will build on the work started on the ECB National Priority, Engaging Children and Young People, and look to increase the take up across the county.

This new and exciting role seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for supporting and developing the game and working with multiple partners and organisations. The role combines coaching and development work and will be responsible for engaging people of all ages across Gloucestershire into becoming active members of cricket clubs and teams.

As part of the Development Team the appointed person will be expected to work across the following areas:
 Participation – provide opportunities for all players to be able to access cricket at a club or community environment

 School Engagement – work with schools to embed cricket within the schools sporting provision
 Community Engagement – support local communities to access cricket
 Competition – increase opportunities for inter/intra school cricket, developing new and relevant cricketing formats


Job Details

Required Skills & Experience
 Experience as a cricket coach to ECB level 2/ UKCC2/ Core Coach (or overseas equivalent)
 Experience of working within the sport at a recreational level
 High levels of energy and enthusiasm and the desire to succeed
 The ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
 Safeguarding trained or, commitment to achieving this within a short period of time
 First Aid trained or, a commitment to achieving this within a short period of time
 ECB DBS checked or willing to complete this quickly
 Ability to travel independently between sites (Full and valid driving licence)
Pay rate
£22,500 + benefits


Contact Information

Gloucestershire Cricket Stadium, Nevil Road, Bishopston, Bristol, UK
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