Young Lions Fast Bowling Coach - Winter 2021/22 (secondment or consultant considered)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location UK, Sri Lanka & Caribbean
Salary £200 per day
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 18th Oct 2021 BST

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

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Job Description


We are looking for expressions of interest for a Fast Bowling Coach to cover the Young Lions programme during Winter 2021-22. This post will begin on Wednesday 27 October until Friday 11 February 2022. The practitioner will form part of the wider Young Lions Coaching Team.

The successful person will show a genuine desire to want to work with adolescent cricketers and have the necessary personal attributes when working with this age group.

We expect the overall commitment to be not more than 65 days. The current programme dates during this period are:

•         Young Lions Training Camp at the ECB Performance Centre in Loughborough, 28-30 Oct

•         Young Lions Training Camp at the ECB Performance Centre in Loughborough, 12-14 Nov

•         ODI Series vs Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka, 21 Nov – 12 Dec

•         ICC U19 World Cup in the Caribbean, Approximate dates 2 Jan – 6 Feb

There will be the need to communicate well with County Practitioners and flexibility for preparation and follow up outside of these blocks as required.

Closing date for expressions of interest: Monday 18th October.


The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.



·         Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

·         Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

·         Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

·         Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.


•         Coaching Young Lions players, ensuring that they are prepared for the demands of international age-group cricket.

•         In collaboration with counties, aiding the development and management of Young Lions players.

•         Assume coaching roles and responsibilities during the England U19 camps and series and contribute to the wider England U19 Coaching Team.

•         Contribute to the off-field activities throughout the England U19 camps and series, including assisting with safeguarding responsibilities.




•         Level Three Coach

•         Experience of working with elite adolescent cricketers

•         Experience of, or willingness to work in an integrated management team

•         Growth-mindset

•         Excellent communicator



•         Level Four Coach

•         International coaching or playing experience



Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 18th Oct 2021


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 18th Oct 2021