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Advert - Head Coach

Blackpool Cricket Club is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Head Coach to lead our senior section, 

 

Blackpool Cricket Club (BCC), a distinguished Premier League Club in Lancashire, is seeking a High-Performance Coach to lead all Performance cricket activities at the Club for Men and Women. 

This pivotal role encompasses leadership within the Cricket teams, overseeing coaching, training, and the seamless transition from junior to senior cricket.

 

Desirable Experience, Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

 

  • A Level 3 coaching qualification (desirable) coupled with a proven track record in high-performance coaching within cricket.

  • Demonstrable experience in talent identification, development, and successful integration into higher-level cricket activities.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate players at different skill levels.

  • An innovative approach to coaching, with a focus on implementing modern training techniques and strategies to enhance performance.

  • Current DBS and First Aid certification are highly desirable.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Senior Cricket Development: Lead and manage all Performance cricket activities, focusing on the development and enhancement of the 1st XI squad's performance and progression from lower teams.

  • Planning and Innovation: Collaborate closely with the Director of Cricket to strategize, plan, and implement high-performance training programs for Senior Men and Women's teams.

  • Assist other areas of the playing membership as required: Play an integral role in the broader coaching program, actively engaging in coaching sessions throughout the year for male, female and junior members and holiday courses.

  • Consistency of Delivery: Work closely with the broader coaching team to maintain a cohesive approach to skill development and tactical understanding across all levels.

  • Mentoring: Act as a mentor, providing guidance and support to players, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and achievement.

 

What We Offer:

 

  • This role offers an exciting opportunity to be a vital part of BCC during a significant phase in the Club’s history. The successful candidate will work within a dynamic team and will be directly contributing to the Club's growth and success.

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment with opportunities for professional development.

  • The opportunity to work with and develop some of the country’s best amateur players, contracted professionals and very talented younger players.

  • Competitive rate of pay negotiable, room for flexibility within the role responsibilities.

 

Process:

 

Interested candidates should submit their application to admin@blackpoolcricket.co.uk, including a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role along with their CV, by no later than Tuesday 30th January. 

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