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Coaches

The Somerset Cricket Board Coaches Association (SCBCA) is the county’s arm of the national England and Wales Cricket Board Coaches Association (ECBCA).

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The Somerset Coaches Association (SCA) is an active and vibrant organisation, which is run to benefit all coaches in Somerset.

We hope that you will find the events and information detailed below of interest and that they will encourage you to become involved with our Association and develop your coaching. Should you have any feedback or suggestions regarding any aspect of the Associations activities then please let us know, we will welcome your comments.

Have a look at the opportunities that we are offering below and we will look forward to welcoming you to one of our CA events in the future.

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Coaching Ambassador

Following a successful trial by the national ECBCA the Coaching Ambassador Programme has been formally adopted and we are recruiting new Ambassadors now.

The role of a Coaching Ambassador is designed to help develop confidence and equip people with knowledge, understanding and skills to recruit coaches, advocate coaching and help coaches unlock their potential

For more information and how to apply is on the ECB Website https://www.ecb.co.uk/be-involved/coaching/coaching-ambassador

ECBCA Clothing 2019

As a kickstart to the year, the ECB Coaches Association, working with our friends at Fearnley and New Balance have launched two new online shops with great offers only for ECB CA Members.

  • 40% off New Balance ECB clothing, including the “member only” ECB Coaches Association range.
  • 10% off the vast range of Fearnley kit and equipment*, plus free standard delivery on orders over £50.

Once you have set up an account on the New Balance site, you should type ‘ECB’ into the ‘Clubs, Teams and Unis’ section and select the ‘ECB Coaches Association’ page. Then, enter your ECB member number in the Discount Code box when purchasing to claim your discount.

For Fearnely – use the discount code ECBCA10 once you’ve set up your account.

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 (Online) and you’ll be contacted directly to orgainse payment.

Any problems/questions, please call ECBCA 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

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

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