Laws of cricket advisor - MCC

laws of cricket advisor

Marylebone Cricket Club (“the Club”), the owner of Lord’s Ground, affectionately known as the “Home of Cricket”, is also renowned for its role as the custodian of the Laws of Cricket. The Club’s Laws sub-committee are responsible for the debating, decision making and drafting of the Laws, which are - in turn - passed by the Club’s Main Committee, retaining a robust and measured decision-making process. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work closely with the Laws & Cricket Academy Manager in a key role that will oversee the Club’s forthcoming work on raising the profile of the Laws of Cricket. 

This role will produce and review market leading online training and education materials for match officials at all levels and all around the world, aimed at awarding various degrees of accreditation. Other key projects include working with departments within the Club to investigate commercial opportunities that may exist in relation to the Club’s ownership of the Laws, assisting with the production of animations on the Laws of Cricket, and investigating illegal cricket equipment. 

The role will also handle all Laws related administration, including writing content for the Lord’s website and also writing an annual summary of the work of the Laws sub-committee for the Club’s Annual Report. 

Required skills and experience 

With a passion and knowledge of the game of cricket, the ideal candidate will be self-motivated and resourceful, with a meticulous eye for detail. Robust presentation and interpersonal skills are also essential, as he or she will be interacting with a diverse range of people, internally and externally with the aim of establishing long-lasting relationships. Fluency in English is essential, with excellent written and communication skills. A firm knowledge and understanding of English grammar is also required. 

Ideally, candidates will have experience as an umpire or a scorer, with experience of producing or delivering training courses for officials. Experience of producing e-learning materials is also beneficial.

Strong IT skills, especially Word, Powerpoint and Excel, is essential, along with the ability to prioritise and organise workloads and work to often tight deadlines. Significant flexibility is required for attendance on Major Match Days and working extended hours, including weekends, as required. 

Values and behaviours 

In line with the Club’s Values, you will also demonstrate: 

  • A positive and proactive approach to all elements of the role
  • Responsibility for your own actions and outputs
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy to the Club’s staff and visitors
  • Promote teamwork by supporting others and sharing knowledge
  • Deliver high quality work and service in a timely manner 

Skills and ability testing will form part of the selection process

Please click here for the full job description. Closing date for applications: 27/02/17

Please email your CV and a covering letter, stating salary expectations, for the attention of Jemma O’Leary, HR Manager (ext.8516) at

Director of cricket - Uppingham School


Director of cricket - Uppingham


We seek to appoint a Director of Cricket who will lead, manage and deliver Uppingham’s cricket programme for both boys and girls.

The appointee will play the central role in the development of cricket at the School; guiding and supporting our cricket teams and coaching staff.

We are looking for an outstanding and inspirational coach who has experience of playing cricket at county or national level. The appointee will be a strong, dynamic and inspirational character with unimpeachable cricket knowledge, a strong (sporting) degree and exemplary coaching qualifications. A track record of first-rate coaching and a demonstrable rapport with school-age cricket players is vital.

Given the quality of Uppingham’s playing fields and indoor facilities, the Director of Cricket will have a particular responsibility to attract and retain the best cricket players through our Sports Scholarship programme.

The ability to inspire others, communicate well, and to lead and work as part of a team are essential. An appreciation of the wider life of a seven day- week boarding school is a prerequisite, along with a willingness to take part in the boarding and extra-curricular programme.

All pupils take part in three sessions of sport each week, including a whole-school programme of games fixtures and other sports on Saturday afternoons. From September 2017 the Fourth Form (Year 9) and Lower Fifth (Year 10) pupils will have their two weekday sessions separately from the three upper year groups, which will enable us to make optimum use of the expertise of our coaching staff.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to the Headmaster, Dr Richard Maloney:

Applications must be made on the School’s application form, which can be obtained via the School website here.

Closing date: Monday 27th February, 9.00am

Interviews: Week commencing 6 March

Player/Coach - Ashmanhaugh & Barton Wanderers


player/coach 2017

Ashmanhaugh & Barton Wanderers Cricket Club in Norfolk, playing at the Beautiful Barton Turf Ground, are looking for a Player/Coach for the 2017 season to lead all aspects of training for both the club’s senior  & junior sections.

The role will require an individual to work closely with the 1st XI captain or potentially take on the role as Captain as we seek to raise the clubs profile and make use of the clubs outstanding junior talent bank and commence our journey to ECB Premier League Cricket by 2020.

This is an ideal opportunity for a player/coach, possibly a former first-class or Minor Counties player, who is looking to coach each week alongside playing in an ambitious yet young 1st XI each week. The time commitment required is intense but not onerous with a focus on quality not quantity. The role will be flexible and an attractive package is available for the right candidate.

Interested candidates should contact our Head of Recruitment to discuss the role further.

Head of Recruitment - Robert Humphries: or 07961238397

Twenty20 Community Cricket - Level 2 Coach


academies Cricket coach

Twenty20 Community Cricket are looking for an energetic level 2 qualified cricket coach to join their Surrey coaching team. This role is ideal for someone looking to get into coaching full-time.

Starting on 10th April, the successful candidate will be coaching on our schools, cricket clubs and Performance Academies programmes, helping run our Indoor Leagues and coaching on our school holiday courses. There is also the opportunity to coaching in Europe at weekends and on a week-long course.

The role is full-time, averaging around 30 hours per week with significantly more hours in the summer months and fewer in the autumn.

The coach will need to be UK based, hold a valid DBS check, plus up to date First Aid and Safeguarding Certificates and will already have some coaching experience at their local cricket club and ideally in some schools.

He or she will also need to have their own car as there will be travel across Surrey.

CVs should be sent to Darren Talbot by no later than 10th March.


Want to learn what it's like to work in SPORTS BRANDING?




Former county players run sports branding taster day. Former county players Matthew Vandrau and Matt Dennington have linked up with the Professional Cricketers' Association to help members discover what it is like to work in one of the biggest sports branding companies in the world.

Vandrau, a former Derbyshire batsman and off-spinner, and former Kent all-rounder Dennington, who now work for CSM, will be joined by other CSM staff to introduce players to a potential future career in sports branding and marketing at a taster day ‪on February 23 (2-4pm).

The session, which will be held at CSM's London offices in Buckingham Gate will cover a range of topics including consulting, rights, communications and live activation.

Only 10 spaces are available for the taster day so early booking is advisable.

Please contact Nick Denning at: or on ‪07785 619443 for further details.






The Directors of Sussex Cricket Limited (SCL) are seeking to appoint a Chair of the Sussex Cricket Foundation (SCF) to replace David Bowden who is retiring on 31 March 2017. This is a voluntary post for an initial three-year term.  

The Foundation was formed in November 2015, as a wholly owned subsidiary of SCL. It is served by a Board of Trustees, which is responsible for delivering the charitable aspects of SCL’s activities, as a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

Its main functions are to develop and deliver programmes for social change and also to be the governing body for community and recreational cricket across the County. The operational staff are led by the Foundation’s Head who is managerially accountable to the SCL Chief Executive.

Sussex Cricket is regarded to be at the forefront of national strategic change and this is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to be at the heart of using the power of cricket to increase participation, inspire education and improve health across the County.

Applicants must have qualities of leadership and vision at a high level, together with essential enthusiasm and commitment to deliver programmes and to seek new opportunities. The SCL directors are anticipating that applicants will have substantial standing and influence within the local community.

Further information can be found on the Foundation’s website

An application form with a detailed job description is available at

Please send your completed applications to Kay Gunn, Head of HR & Client Services at: or The 1st Central County Ground, Eaton Road, Hove, BN3 3AN

Anyone wishing to have an informal discussion with the current Chair about the role is welcome to do so by contacting;

Applications close at 10am on Monday 27 February 2017. Late applications will not be considered.




Carrington CC require experienced ECB Level 2 or higher coach, with first-class and international playing experience, to commit to Nottinghamshire-based club for the 2017/18 seasons for 15h+ per week.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email your CV to

Closing date: 1 March 2017





Ealing CC, a leading Middlesex Premier League Club, is seeking a qualified coach to be responsible for the coordination of all Women and Girls cricket at the Club. The successful candidate will need to build upon the foundations that are already in place and continue to grow and improve Women and Girls cricket at the Club. A critical element of the job will to ensure a smooth transition of players from between the Girls Colts section to our recently formed Women’s team.

As a focal point of the Club, applicants need to have good social, organisational, management and coaching skills. The successful candidate would ideally be available to play for our Women’s team, albeit this is not essential. 


The Club is one of the largest Clubs in London and has 7 Senior Men’s teams playing League cricket on Saturday and a Women’s team which, in 2016, played in the North London Women’s Cricket League and the Middlesex Women’s Cricket Championship.

The Club also enters the Middlesex Development League (basically an U21 competition) and the U19 National competition.

At the Junior level, the Club has around 400 Colts, including nearly 100 Girls, ranging from 6 to 17 years of age. In 2017, our Boys Colts will play in Middlesex Colts Association (MCA) Leagues at U10, U11 (x 2 teams), U12, U13 (x 3 teams), U14, U15 (x 2 teams) and U17 and also play friendly matches at U8 and U9. The Girls play in the MCA Seaxe League at U11, U13 and U15.

The Club has been awarded the Victor Ludorum trophy as the most successful Colts Club in Middlesex in 4 of the last 6 years.

The Club runs Academies for Boys and Girls to assist the development of the most talented players.

The Ealing Women and Girls section has enjoyed considerable success in recent years. In its inaugural year, Ealing won the Middlesex Women’s Cricket Championship and last year narrowly failed to defend their title, losing to Finchley in the final. In Girls Colts cricket, Ealing were Middlesex champions at U11 and U15 and reached the League final at U13 in 2016. The U15 Girls have been Middlesex champions for the past three years and our U13 Girls were runners up in the National Club Championship in 2013 and 2014.

The Club wants to take the Women and Girls section to the next level over the coming years and this appointment in an important step in achieving that ambition.


  • Women’s Cricket


  • Create a positive and enjoyable playing environment for our Women players
  • Assist in the development of a positive cricket culture of continual commitment and improvement
  • Implement a training programme that will continue from pre-season through the playing season
  • Coordinate all Women’s training sessions
  • Oversee player selection in the Women’s team
  • Assist and be involved in the recruitment of new players
  • Ensure Colts transition effectively into the Women’s team


  • Girls Cricket


  • Be responsible for all coaching activities of Girls Colts at the Club
  • Develop, in conjunction with Colts Managers and other coaches, a training programme for each age group
  • Ensure a safe and friendly environment for all of our Girl Colts
  • In conjunction with Colts Managers, decide on who should be invited to the Girls Winter and Summer Academies
  • Be responsible for the Girls Academy activities in both summer and winter and we are delivering high quality cricket training appropriate for elite players


The successful candidate will be a key member of the cricket coaching team at the Club and, as such, there will be additional coaching opportunities at the Club in addition to the specific responsibilities outlined above.

The position will offer a competitive remuneration package.

The successful candidate should ideally to hold a UKCC Level 2 qualification UKCC, be a member of the ECBCA, hold current First Aid and Safeguarding Certificates and will need to undergo a DBS check

The Women and Girls Head Coach will be able to use the Club’s facilities for individual coaching lessons (players do not have to be Ealing CC members).


Candidates who are interested in applying for this position should contact Tom Morton, Director of Cricket, Ealing CC (e: tom.morton, including their CV.

ECB L2 coach


Experienced ECB L2 Coach


Experienced ECB L2 or higher coach, ideally with first class and/or international playing experience, to commit to North West London based club for the 2017 season for 15h+ per week.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Apply to


PLAYERS/COACHES WANTED - Ealing trailfinders cc

Ealing Trailfinders Cricket Club in Middlesex are looking for a numerous new players of all abilities for the 2017 season.

We boast some of the best facilities in London with 3 senior sides with a particular focus on the 1st team.

This is an ideal opportunity to play at a great club with a high standard every Saturday at a friendly, family orientated club with a huge competitive ambition.

Interested players should contact our 1st XI Captain Alex Roberts on or Mobile 07472 124796 to discuss joining





Experienced ECB L2 or higher coach



Experienced ECB L2 or higher coach, ideally with first class and/or international playing experience, to commit to North West London based club for the 2017 season for 15h+ per week.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Apply to


Player/CoachEastcote Cricket Club 

Eastcote Cricket Club in Middlesex are looking for a Player/Coach for the 2017 season to lead all aspects of training the club’s senior sides with a particular focus on the 1xl. The role will require an individual to work closely with the 1xl captain on raising standards amongst current players and help develop a talented group of youngsters.

This is an ideal opportunity for a player/coach, possibly a former first-class or Minor Counties player, who is looking to coach each week alongside playing to a high club standard every Saturday at a friendly, family orientated club with a huge competitive ambition.

Interested candidates should contact our Chairman or 1xl Captain to discuss the role further.

Chairman – Paul Martin: or 07810 423137

1xl Captain – Harpal Sagoo: or 07949 476401


level 2 or above ECB coach

Dan Housego Cricket Coaching (DHCC) is dedicated to providing Professional Cricket Coaching by Professional Cricketers.

DHCC are looking for reliable, hard working coaches that are comfortable working with groups and individuals, ranging from juniors through to adults. 

They must have their level 2 or above ECB coaching qualification. 

The work will take place predominantly in the Oxford area, in the evenings and at weekends.

Please send us your CV and coaching history to the following e-mail address.





Senior Team – Coach

Birmingham League club Stratford are looking for a coach for their senior sides.

This is an ideal opportunity for a player/coach, possibly a former first-class or Minor Counties player, who is looking to pick up a few hours coaching each week.

Interested candidates should contact Ed Cunynghame at: