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Somerset Disabled CC Training

If you are interested in representing Somerset Disabled Cricket Club, your journey starts here! 

The Somerset disabled cricket club training is open to anyone with a physical or learning disability. 

Training Details

The sessions take place at the Cooper Associates County Ground, Indoor School of Excellence starting on the 9th February for eight weeks from 10.00pm – 12.00pm.  Each session is £2.  To attend the training session, you do not have to have completed all the registration form mentioned above.  

The sessions are led by two fully qualified Somerset Cricket Board coaches.  For all the dates, please see the table below

DateClub Time Venue
9th February 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
9th February 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
16th February 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
16th February 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
23rd February 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
23rd February 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
2nd March 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
2nd March 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
9th March 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
9th March 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
16th March 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
16th March 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
23rd March 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
23rd March 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
30th March 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Indoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
30th March 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmIndoor School of Excellence, Cooper Associates County Ground
13th April 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Outdoors TBC
13th April 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmOutdoors TBC
27th April 2019Somerset Disabled Cricket Club10am - 12.00pm Taunton School
27th April 2019Somerset Visually Impaired Cricket Club12.15pm - 2.15pmOutdoors TBC

For more information, please email steve.gass@somersetcricketboard.org

Playing for the team

To play for the County team, all players must meet a recognised level of disability.    To play for the development side, player registration is not essential.  

Learning Disability 

To play for the County Team, a player must be able to provide two pieces of information to an ECB classification Officer

  • IQ Test (score less than 75)
  • Statement of Education Needs
  • Special Accommodation (evidence of player living in special accommodation) 
  • Special Employment ( evidence from an employer) 
  • Statutory Financial Support (letter from the DWP or DHS showing player is in receipt of DLA or equivalents) 
  • Age of onset pre 18 (intellectual disability must be evident during the developmental period, which is from conception to 18 years of age) 

For full guidance, read more here

Physical Disability 

To play for the County team, a player must have Certificate of Diagnosis form completed from health professional.  For  more guidance and the full document.