Club Cricket Conference

Tuesday, 27th June 2017

Ealing CC Women and Girls Head Coach

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Ealing CC, a leading Middlesex Premier League Club, is seeking a qualified coach to be responsible for the coordination of all Women and Girls cricket at the Club. The successful candidate will need to build upon the foundations that are already in place and continue to grow and improve Women and Girls cricket at the Club. A critical element of the job will to ensure a smooth transition of players from between the Girls Colts section to our recently formed Women’s team.

As a focal point of the Club, applicants need to have good social, organisational, management and coaching skills. The successful candidate would ideally be available to play for our Women’s team, albeit this is not essential. 

ABOUT EALING CC.

The Club is one of the largest Clubs in London and has 7 Senior Men’s teams playing League cricket on Saturday and a Women’s team which, in 2016, played in the North London Women’s Cricket League and the Middlesex Women’s Cricket Championship.

The Club also enters the Middlesex Development League (basically an U21 competition) and the U19 National competition.

At the Junior level, the Club has around 400 Colts, including nearly 100 Girls, ranging from 6 to 17 years of age. In 2017, our Boys Colts will play in Middlesex Colts Association (MCA) Leagues at U10, U11 (x 2 teams), U12, U13 (x 3 teams), U14, U15 (x 2 teams) and U17 and also play friendly matches at U8 and U9. The Girls play in the MCA Seaxe League at U11, U13 and U15.

The Club has been awarded the Victor Ludorum trophy as the most successful Colts Club in Middlesex in 4 of the last 6 years.

The Club runs Academies for Boys and Girls to assist the development of the most talented players.

The Ealing Women and Girls section has enjoyed considerable success in recent years. In its inaugural year, Ealing won the Middlesex Women’s Cricket Championship and last year narrowly failed to defend their title, losing to Finchley in the final. In Girls Colts cricket, Ealing were Middlesex champions at U11 and U15 and reached the League final at U13 in 2016. The U15 Girls have been Middlesex champions for the past three years and our U13 Girls were runners up in the National Club Championship in 2013 and 2014.

The Club wants to take the Women and Girls section to the next level over the coming years and this appointment in an important step in achieving that ambition.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Women’s Cricket 
  • Create a positive and enjoyable playing environment for our Women players
  • Assist in the development of a positive cricket culture of continual commitment and improvement
  • Implement a training programme that will continue from pre-season through the playing season
  • Coordinate all Women’s training sessions
  • Oversee player selection in the Women’s team
  • Assist and be involved in the recruitment of new players
  • Ensure Colts transition effectively into the Women’s team 
  • Girls Cricket 
  • Be responsible for all coaching activities of Girls Colts at the Club 
  • Develop, in conjunction with Colts Managers and other coaches, a training programme for each age group 
  • Ensure a safe and friendly environment for all of our Girl Colts
  • In conjunction with Colts Managers, decide on who should be invited to the Girls Winter and Summer Academies
  • Be responsible for the Girls Academy activities in both summer and winter and we are delivering high quality cricket training appropriate for elite players 
The successful candidate will be a key member of the cricket coaching team at the Club and, as such, there will be additional coaching opportunities at the Club in addition to the specific responsibilities outlined above.

The position will offer a competitive remuneration package. 

The successful candidate should ideally to hold a UKCC Level 2 qualification UKCC, be a member of the ECBCA, hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Certificates and will need to undergo a DBS check.

The Women and Girls Head Coach will be able to use the Club’s facilities for individual coaching lessons (players do not have to be Ealing CC members).
 
Candidates who are interested in applying for this position should contact Tom Morton, Director of Cricket, Ealing CC - tom.morton@ealingcc.co.uk - including their CV.