ECB Coach AwardsECB Coach Awards 2017 are now open, these awards are a fantastic way of saying thank you to people who previously have gone un-thanked.

The 3 categories this year are:

  • Outstanding Contribution
  • Coach of the Year
  • Young Coach of the Year (25 years or younger)

Categories are explained in detail below, along with electronic copies of the application forms.

Please send all nominations to Steve Benson by emailing steve.leicestershireccc@gmail.com, or via post to LRC Office, Lower Meet, Fischer County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester, LE2 8AD the closing date for these applications are on Monday 13th February 2017.


Outstanding Contribution

This person has been at the heart of things seemingly forever. They have probably played every role there is to play and without them cricket coaching in your club, in your league, your county or at your school just wouldn’t be the same or just would happen at all.

Does your hero do one or more of the following?

  • Administrative support and or the development of coaching.
  • The development and growth of coaches and or Coaches Association’s.
  • Increased the number of coaches and or player participation.

If YES please nominate NOW by clicking here and Help us to say “thank you”


 Coach of the Year

There are thousands of qualified coaches in clubs and schools up and down the country. Who goes the extra mile? Who makes a difference to you or your players, club or school? Who’s your coaching hero?

Does your coaching hero do one or more of the following?

  • The development and success of players and teams
  • The design, production and implementation of coaching programmes
  • Provide Innovation and inspirational coaching methods which have significantly improved player and team performances.

 If YES please nominate NOW by clicking here and help us to say “thank you”


Young Coach of the Year

Do you know someone who’s already making a difference? Who’s already passing on their enthusiasm for the game and inspiring the next generation of players.

We are looking for young coaches who are 25 or under who you would like to say thank you to.

Does your coaching hero do one or more of the following?

  • Shown a commitment to developing the game at grass roots and community level
  • Has had a clear impact with a local school or club
  • Shown creativity and determination in their development as a coach

If YES please nominate NOW by clicking here and Help us to say “thank you”


Please send all nominations to Steve Benson by emailing steve.leicestershireccc@gmail.com, or via post to LRC Office, Lower Meet, Fischer County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester, LE2 8AD the closing date for these applications are on Monday 13th February 2017.

If you would like more information on the Coach Awards please feel free to contact Steve Benson on 0116 244 2198 or 07945 092 709