Coaching Cricket


The Cricket Ireland Coaching Cricket course is aimed at anyone who wants to coach club or school based players aged over 11 years. The course is designed to provide new and emerging coaches with the knowledge and skills to deliver player-centred, enjoyable, and safe coaching support with an appropriate focus on cricket skills and long-term player development.


What are the registration criteria?

The course is open to anyone aged 18 years of age and over. All registrants aged 18 years of age and over are required to show evidence of completing a Sport Ireland/Sport Northern Ireland-sanctioned safeguarding workshop. Note: The Cricket Ireland Coaching Kids 5-11 years course is NOT a pre-requisite for the Coaching Cricket course.


How is the course structured?

The course consists of eight modules (including Module 8, the Safeguarding workshop. Note: The Safeguarding workshop is not included in the course hours shown below).


What is the duration of the course?

Approximately 10 hours.


What do you need to do to become certified?

Coaches who achieve full attendance and deliver a short coaching session to their peers, followed by a debrief with a coach developer, to the satisfaction of the course leaders, will be eligible to be certified. Note: to retain certification, coaches will need to attain Access NI Clearance or Garda Vetting.


On becoming certified, what will you be qualified to do?

Upon certification, coaches will be considered able to coach cricketers aged 11 years of age and older playing club or school cricket.


What is the cost of the course?

€90 (RoI)

£80 (NI)


How do you register on the course?

Course details will appear on this website or contact