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Cornwall Association of Cricket Coaches


President – Mike Buzza

Chairman – Rob Harrison

Vice-Chairman – Greg Smith   Hon. Secretary – Mark Williams   Hon. Treasurer – vacant

Media Officer – Robin Trethowan

Coach Education Officer – Chris Hunkin

EPP Head Coach – Chris Hunkin

Women/Girls’ Rep – Paul Bunn   CDM – Joe Skinner

CACC Vision ‘To be a world leader in developing coaching’
Mission Statement – ‘To be the best we can be’

CACC Values – Lead, Inspire, Influence, Growth, Quality, Accessibility

Cornwall Association of Cricket Coaches – Newsletters

Coaches Newsletter Jan 2018

CACC Objectives 2013 – 2017

  • To maintain a coaches assiociation that is fit for purpose
  • To maintain recognised centre status for delivery of coach education programmes
  • To increase the membership profile of ECBCA Cornwall
  • Develop and drive appropriate standards of employment and deployment through an effective coaches pathway
  • To create and maintain links with partners to develop caoching programmes
  • Motivate the coaching workforce to be the best you can be, in an environment of constant improvement
  • Grow the number of female coaches
  • To understand club coaching activity
  • Making coach development more accessible
  • Maintain and grow the tutor workforce
  • Promote and support the use of coaches for adults
  • Increase the number of teachers qualified to deliver cricket in schools

Coach Education

Welcome to the Cornwall Cricket Coaches home page. In this section of our website we will help you to:

  • Understand the ECB Coach Education pathway
  • Understand the ECB Coach Education courses
  • Identify which course might be right for you
  • Complete an application to attend an ECB Coach Education course in Cornwall

Offering a quality Coach Education programme and opportunities for coaches to learn and develop is a big priority for Cornwall Cricket. At the moment there are hundreds of coaches working across the county at club, district and county level and there is a huge amount of support available to coaches at each of these levels.

The ECB Coach Education Pathway

The diagram shows the current Coach Education pathway for coaches. In Cornwall, we are responsible for delivering courses at the following levels within the above pathway:

  • Coach Support Environment courses
  • Cricket for Teachers courses
  • Certificate courses (UKCC2)
  • Modules

The following levels of the pathway are managed by the ECB:

  • Diploma
  • Performance coaching (UKCC3)
  • Elite coaching (UKCC4)

Other courses

On top of the ECB Coach Education pathway, Cornwall Cricket also delivers other courses relevant to coaches, including:

  • First Aid workshops
  • Child Protection workshops
  • Local Coach development workshops

ECB Coaches Association

Once you become a qualified coach you receive the opportunity to join the ECB Coaches Association and therefore the local branch The Cornwall Association of Cricket Coaches. The ECBCA is the professional body for coaches in England and Wales and offers some fantastic services. In Cornwall we are now encouraging all new coaches to join the ECBCA at the time of signing up to a new course.

As a qualifed coach there are great benefits to becoming a member of the ECB CA. For the cost of £30.00 (dd) or £37.00 (Cheque) annually you will get the following benefits.Join ECB CA now. If your DBS runs out then so does your membership!

Join the ECBCA? – Some of the benefits!

  • Technical Bulletins – Coaches Matter
  • ‘Wings to Fly’ DVD Series
  • Membership Card
  • Licensed Clothing & Equipment Catalogue
  • National Conference
  • The ECBCA website
  • Hitting the Seam newsletter
  • ECBCA Yearbook
  • Insurance

To join please download the application, you do need to have a valid coaching qualification and DBS check. Click here to download

Active Coaches DBS Checks

If you are an active coach or are a volunteering parent who works with minors (under 18s) or vulnerable adults on a regular basis you must hold a valid DBS check. To find out more or request a DBS check please contact your club who will organise a form for you.