About: Welwyn Garden City Cricket Club is part of the Digswell Park Sports Association which is based just off Knightsfield, Welwyn Garden City.
WGCCC is a vibrant club with a heritage that dates back to 1921. The senior section runs five league sides in the Saracens Herts League and the junior section has over 150 children, from ages 7 – 16. WGCCC has a strong club ethos for promoting junior players through playing in the senior teams, resulting in a large contingent of home grown players representing the 1st X1.
We are committed to maintaining these standards and see room for further progress. The Director of Cricket role will play a major part in this.
Job Role: Director of Cricket
Reports to: The Club Captain
Job Profile: The major focus of this position is to produce continued sustained success across all levels of club cricket, from Juniors to senior teams through the development of a strong and sustainable environment, providing a feeder system for the juniors through to senior cricket and for cricketers of all abilities to love and improve their game.
This isn’t a new role at WGCCC but we do anticipate elevating this role with a clear mission and vision aligned with the clubs ambition to provide the best club cricket environment for all, both on and off the field.
The ideal candidate for this role will come with a passion for coaching, still capable of performing on the cricket field at 1st eleven standard and the energy to create a positive environment for improvement.
The role will be suitable for someone who is looking to create a career out of coaching. The person should be organised, energetic, approachable, strong communication skills and good at working in a team environment. Most importantly, someone that sets high cricket standards.
Job Title: Director of Cricket
Responsibilities: The ability to represent WGCCC 1st XI. 1st XI coach. Running and organising senior nets twice a week. Head of cricket operations across the whole club. Organising the junior section coaching. Setting out training plans for all age groups. Helping run and organise cricket camps. Winter training programmes.
Location: WGCCC, Digswell Park, 288 Knightsfield, WGC, AL8 7NQ
Attributes: ECB Level 2 qualification (or above)
Salary: The total package for this role will be between £20k - £30k.
Contact Details: Please send your application to Andrew.firstname.lastname@example.org
Welwyn Garden City Cricket Club is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all roles are subject to a safe recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks through an ECB enhanced DBS Certificate and the completion of a relevant Safeguarding and Protecting Children (SPC) or Safeguarding Young Cricketers (SYC) course.