Cricket Wales - About Us

Cricket Wales is one of 39 Boards that make up the ECB and is also recognised by Sport Wales and Welsh Government as the National Governing Body for cricket in Wales. We exist ‘to lead, inspire and influence the growth, quality and accessibility of cricket in Wales’ We are made up of many different cricket organisations from across the length and breadth of Wales, all sharing a passion for cricket.

We believe in our vision: 'Cricket thriving in the heart of Welsh communities' We feel confident that we can offer the right support and guidance to ensure cricket really does thrive across Wales. We also believe in the people who are involved with Cricket Wales. We are all different, and have great skills, experience and knowledge.

Over 250 clubs, leagues and associations involving almost 25,000 people make up Cricket Wales. These include: Cricket Clubs; Senior Leagues; Junior Leagues; Cricket Groundsman’s Associations(CGA’s); Wales Association of Cricket Officials; Wales Minor Counties; Coaches Associations and Junior Regions.

Our Objectives

  1. Grow the game.
  2. Retain players within the game.
  3. Widen access to the game.
  4. Ensure everyone has a positive experience.
  5. Ensure people can be the best they can be!

View the Cricket Wales strategic plan

Clearing the Boundaries (Cymraeg)
Clearing the Boundaries (English)

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Cricket Wales - Board Members

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Rodney Jones

Chairman & Recreational Cricket Director


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Mobile: 07801 310936


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Colin John

Finance Director


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Home: 01994 240031
Mobile: 07770 458122


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Jennifer Owen Adams

Independent Director


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Richard Penney

Recreational Cricket Director


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Ann-Marie Smale

Independent Director


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Mobile: 07774 159261


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D Huw Morgan

Independent Director


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Hugh Morris

Director (Glamorgan Cricket)


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Ieuan Watkins

Child Welfare Director (Non-voting)


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Mobile: 07971 007431


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Paul Miller

Recreational Cricket Director


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Roger Morris

Recreational Cricket Director


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Home: 01639 645061
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Tony Moss

Recreational Cricket Director


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Jeff Bird

Glamorgan Nominee


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Cricket Wales - Staff Members

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Peter Hybart

Chief Executive Officer


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Home: 02920 419328
Mobile: 07812 191890


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Matt Thompson

Talent Programme Manager


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Kerry Lloyd

Administrative Officer


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Sue Wells

Area Manager - Cricket Wales North


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Keri Chahal

Area Manager cricket Wales South West


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Mark White

Area Manager Cricket Wales SE


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Rick Walton

Community Coach - Pembrokeshire


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Mobile: 07974 748232


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Steve Davies

Workforce Administrator Cricket wales South west


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Paul Morgan

Workforce Administrator Cricket Wales South East


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Mark Walton

Coach


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Ben Garnett

Workforce Admin & Comm. Coach


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Mark Dixon

Community Coach - Bridgend


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Sean Evans

Community Coach - Neath Port Talbot


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Jamie Griffiths

Community Coach - Wrexham/N.Powys


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Home: 01978 759437
Mobile: 07856 287816


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Geraint Leach

Community Coach - Blaenau Gwent


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Sam Painter

Community Coach (Anglesey & Gwynedd)


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Robert Ward

Community Coach (Flintshire & Denbighshire


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Cricket Wales - Vacancies

 

CRICKET WALES TALENT PROGRAMME MANAGER

SALARY FROM £35000

Cricket Wales is seeking to appoint a highly motivated leader with a talent development background to implement a new Long Term Player Development system throughout Wales, working closely with Glamorgan Cricket. The role is fundamental to the aspiration of producing ‘Great Teams’ as defined in the ECB strategy ‘Cricket Unleashed’

Main responsibilities of the role include:

 

-          To lead a systemic approach to Long Term Player Development throughout Wales

-          To line-manage the part-time Women and Girls Talent Programme Manager and Wales Boys Age Group Coaches and Managers

-          To establish and develop four new Talent Centres for boys and girls throughout Wales

-          To recruit, lead, challenge and support all staff on the new programme ensuring a consistent approach throughout Wales

-          To work closely with the Glamorgan Cricket Head of Talent Development

-          To effectively manage all budgets relating to the new system

-          The above responsibilities may change as the business of Cricket Wales evolves

 The successful candidate will have:

-          Outstanding leadership skills proven within or outside of cricket

-          Experience of developing young talent gained from within or outside of cricket

-          A commitment to the principles of Long Term Player Development and the ability to successfully promote it to others

-          Strong credibility amongst Welsh pathway coaches or the ability to gain it within a short space of time. This may be through an ECB Level 3 or 4 qualification (or equivalent), but could also be through alternative means

-          Excellent communications and management experience

-          The proven ability to develop a system and to ensure it is successfully implemented centrally and remotely

-          A full driving licence and commitment to travel throughout Wales and England

-          A commitment to working the unsociable hours linked to the new programme

 

Interested individuals should send their CV and a covering letter outlining why they want the role to the CEO of Cricket Wales, Peter Hybart (peter.hybart@cricketwales.org.uk), by 16th February 2018. Interviews will be held on Monday 26th February 2018.

 A detailed Job Description and Person Specification is available through kerry.lloyd@cricketwales.org.uk. Cricket Wales is an equal opportunities employer committed to equality and diversity throughout its business.

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TALENT PROGRAMME MANAGER PERSON SPEC JAN 2018

 

 

 

 

Clubs & Workforce Development Officer

(28 hours per week- North Wales)

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title:                             Clubs & Workforce Development Officer

Reporting to:                     Cricket Wales Area Cricket Manager (North Wales)

Direct reports:                  All Stars Cricket Champions

Hours:                                28 hours per week

Salary:                               £22,000 full time per annum (£17,600 pro rata) plus expenses

Contract:                          Permanent (subject to partner funding)

 

Role Overview:

Are you passionate about the development of clubs, volunteers and coaches and could your skills make a difference to North Wales Cricket?

Cricket Wales are recruiting a Clubs and Workforce Development Officer in North Wales. We are looking for an organised individual to lead on the Workforce programme and key online systems.

Job Purpose:

To offer an end-to-end service that develops and supports the cricket Workforce needs of North Wales with a particular focus on identifying and supporting individuals from clubs through the ECB Coach Education process as well as leading on the Young Ambassadors Programme and All Stars Cricket Activator Training Programmes.

To lead on the online systems that underpin the work of the Cricket Wales North team including systems which support core programmes as well as delivering club support as part of the ClubMark accreditation process.

To line manage and coordinate the All Stars Cricket Champions to deliver a programme of work to underpin the All Stars Cricket Programme including a lead role of the data input and compliance of All Stars Cricket.

To work with the Area Cricket Manager, Community Team & Club Support Officers to support the development of healthy and diverse cricket clubs across North Wales. To provide outstanding customer service to the Area cricket network and efficient administrative support to the Area Cricket Manager.

For more information or an informal chat please call Sue Wells (Area Cricket Manager- North Wales) on 07950354764.

To apply please send a CV (of no more than 4 sides of A4 paper) and a covering letter to Sue Wells:sue.wells@cricketwales.org.uk                        Closing Date: Monday 22nd January 5pm.

Interviews: Week Commencing 29th January 2018.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

Coach Education & Workforce:

·                     In conjunction with Area Cricket Managers and Club Support Workers, to identify courses needed and individuals, to attend ECB Coach Education courses & Coach Mentoring Courses. This will include Safeguarding and First Aid Courses.

·                     To book facilities deploy tutors for Coach Education courses and Workshops.

·                     To plan courses in line with Sport Wales Community Chest Panels. To offer funding advice to potential candidates.

·                     To manage appropriate budgets

·                     To promote courses within an Area cricket network and take bookings from individuals

·                     To plan, coordinate and deliver workforce and volunteer programmes to diversify the Cricket workforce in North Wales.

·                     To organise course resources in advance.

·                     To develop and implement a Coach Mentoring programme in North Wales to sustain and develop coaches.

·                     To undertake all pre-course administration using the CVENT online booking system including chasing of payments.

·                     To deliver a comprehensive post-course completion service that ensures all candidates complete necessary additional courses and processes e.g. Safeguarding and Protecting Children, DBS certification and First Aid.

·                     Liase with North Wales Team to coordinate key priority areas.

·                     To develop links with key partners including new links with colleges, further education and creating formalised links with local universities.

·                     To ensure all new and existing coaches in an Area become ECBCA members.

Safeguarding and Compliance:

·         Coordinate training for Safe Hands courses.

·         To keep the North Wales Cricket Wales database as compliant and upto date as possible.

·         To work with Club & League Welfare Officers on the roll out of the online DBS system and ongoing compliance.

Club Volunteers

·         In conjunction with Area Cricket Managers and Club Support Officers, to identify the training and development needs of club volunteers         (e.g. committees), and to organise appropriate courses and workshops accordingly.

Young Ambassadors

·         To develop, coordinate and grow the North Wales Young Cricket Ambassadors Programme.

·         To seek sponsorship and financial grants to support the Young Ambassadors Programme.

·         Work with the Community Coaching Team to identify a need for Young Activator Courses and plan and deliver accordingly.

Officials

·                     To support local Wales ACO branches in their organisation of Officials courses and workshops.

Ground-Staff

·                     To support local Cricket Groundsman’s Associations in their organisation of courses and workshops

Club Support

·                     To cover the role of Club Support Officer to deliver the ClubMark Accredidation for clubs including site visits and club development.

·                     To be the initial point of contact for club development queries directing these to the appropriate team member.

·                     To work with the Area Cricket Manager, Community Team & Club Support Officers to develop North Wales Cricket Clubs.

All Stars Cricket

·                     To lead on the online system support of ClubSpark in North Wales to ensure that All Stars Cricket Clubs meet compliance guidelines.

·                     Lead and plan the All Stars Cricket Activator Course in North Wales alongside the Community Team.

·                     To manage a team of successful All Stars Cricket Champions to deliver the assembly and school activation programme to support the programme in North Wales.

·                     To input and lead on the data collection for the All Stars Cricket School Activation Programme for North Wales.

Online Systems

·         To lead on the North Wales Clubmark portal to provide support to Club Support Officers and clubs using the online system.

·         To lead on the North Wales Views system which supports the Community Coach Team ensuring administration support is offered where required.

·         Lead on the Cricket Wales audit work and general systems and insight work in North Wales.

General

·                     To provide outstanding customer service to the Area cricket network and efficient administrative support to the Area Cricket Manager including coordinating team meetings, booking and other queries.

·                     The role will require other duties and projects to be completed as part of the service to be delivered to North Wales Cricket & key delivery partners.

 

 

Person Specification: Preferred skills, knowledge and behaviours:

Essential:

·         Experience of working with and developing Sports clubs/Cricket clubs and/or voluntary organisations

·         Experience of managing and supporting staff/individuals

·         Strong Administration experience including the management & allocation of staff

·         Experience of creating and implementing personal development and workforce programmes to develop individuals and clubs

·         Highly developed communication and customer service skills in a variety of formats e.g. face to face, phone and e-mail

·         Adaptable nature to accommodate flexible working patterns to meet the demands of working with volunteers

·         Proven time management and problem solving skills

·         Strong IT skills including significant experience of using Microsoft office, excel, online databases and email

·         Strong organisational and planning skills

·         Project & budget management experience

Desirable:

·         Knowledge of the sports development and cricket landscape within Wales

·         Experience of working with a National Governing Body for Sport or Sports organisation

·         Knowledge of Sports & Cricket Coach Education pathways and processes

·         Welsh language speaker

Qualifications (Desirable):

·         Sports coaching qualifications.

·         Degree within Sports or Sports Development.

Additional Requirements:

·         Valid driving licence

·         Be subject to an advanced disclosure barring service check

·         Willingness to complete First Aid, Safeguarding and appropriate training for the role

·         Willingness to work unsociable hours and travel over geographical regions

Key Relationships:

·         Cricket Wales Area Teams

·         Tutors, Clubs & volunteers

·         Facility providers and leisure centres

·         Local Authorities

·         ECB, Sport Wales & Key funding partners

 

Please note that we will only respond to those applicants who have been successful and invited to interview. 


 

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