Females Only Coach Support Worker Course
Coach Support Worker Course - BOOK TODAY

Devon Cricket are delighted to announce a targeted course for females 16 years old and above who want to get involved in assisting sessions in a club, school or community environment.


Devon Cricket realise the need for female role models in the game and want to inspire more mums, players, and helpers to get involved. Some coaching courses can be seen as male dominated so put off aspiring volunteers from attending. It's our ambition to take away that intial barrier and encourage as many willing females as possible to attend this opportunity.
There are only a limited number of places on the course so BOOK NOW to avoid disapointment.


Designed to:

This course is designed to help to develop your confidence and equip you with the knowledge, understanding and applied skills to assist a qualified coach in a coaching session and create a safe, enjoyable and welcoming player-centred environment.


Structure
1 x  4 hour face-to-face module



Assessment
No assessment


Age
At least 16 years of age


Pre-requisites for certification
16 years of age
Current Safeguarding Young Cricketers certificate or equivalent
Disclosure and Barring Service check through ECB


When
Monday 23rd May 2016


Where
Devon Cricket Centre, Sports Park, Exeter University, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QN


Cost
£50 - all inclusive


Book Now
Like what your seeing above and think the course is for you? Then book today! Click Here to download the application form now, complete it and return it with payment to Sara Dallyn at sara.dallyn@devoncricket.co.uk or via post to Devon Cricket Office,
Sports Park, Exeter University, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QN



Over the duration of the course, you can expect to explore the following questions:


What is the role of a coach support worker?

How can I ensure that cricket sessions are safe?

How do I prepare players for cricket sessions?

What are the different types of practice?

How can I adapt a coaching session depending on the practice type and the ability of the players?

How do I deal with poor behaviour?

How do I create an environment where children want to return?

What did previous candidates think about the course..........

'I undertook the coach support worker course which I found to be very useful. The online safeguarding course also helped.
I am managing an U10’s side working with qualified coaches. I have played men’s cricket since I was 14 and still play as much as I can now at 36. This is the first year I have done any coaching and the course helped me to start with the right frame of mind and to understand what we are trying to achieve for all players. I would have found coaching much harder without the course.'
(Attendee of the East Area Course 2015)

'I was just getting involved in coaching at my club (not as the named principal coach, but typically in situations where I was not going to receive directions from a coach - our coaching setup not being particularly well organised at the moment) when the course came around. I had hoped to attend the level 2 course last winter but the timing is really bad for me workwise, so the 1-day course was a useful way to get some initial pointers on what I should be doing.
Very useful for me was seeing some drills/games that I could use, what kit is useful to have for those, and it was useful to distinguish fixed/variable/game-based practice. Other key points of rotating so that all players keep involved and interested, and of being creative in modifying drills as required, also great.'
(Attendee of the East Area Course 2015)

'As a relative novice (I played a bit of cricket at school and have played socially for various ship's with the Royal Navy), I found the course brilliant.  I was dreading 4 hours of anything after a day of work, but actually it flew by and I would have quite happily stayed for another 4 hours. I learnt loads and took away loads of ideas for the U13 team I am managing this year.' (Attendee of the West Area Course 2015)



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