ECB Elite Pace Bowling Coach (England Men)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Loughborough
Salary Competitive
Team England Men
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 16th Dec 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

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

Candidate happiness

8.40 (6818)

Job Description

We’re introducing this exciting role to support the development and preparation of our highest potential and highest performing international players.  The role will fit within the pathway Elite Coach group and will contribute significantly to our ambition of becoming the number one team in the world, across formats.

Process & Timings:

Deadline for applications 16th December 2022 6pm

Planned interview and assessment days - 5th & 6th January 2023


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.


  • You aspire to achieve world’s best performance impact.

  • You’re passionate and curious about learning and development.

  • You enjoy being adaptable and having a varied work programme.

  • You thrive under high performance pressure.


  • Coaching ‘next-in-line’ and rehabilitating players, ensuring that they are prepared for the demands of international cricket.

  • In collaboration with counties, expertly ‘case-managing’ individualised programmes for an agreed group of players, ensuring timely oversupply to England teams.

  • Supporting and influencing the long-term planning and programming for England players.

  • Assuming coaching roles and responsibilities within the England Lions management team for both home and away series and training camps.

  • Overseeing the delivery of discipline-specific specialist coaching on the Young Lions programme. 

  • If required, assuming coaching roles and responsibilities within the England management team. 

  • Contributing, as required, to player identification, selection and assessment activity. 

  • Supporting the formulation of delivery content for ECB coach development programmes and resources. 

  • Contributing as an active team member of the Elite Coach group by bringing a diverse and expert perspective, enabling the development of world’s best practice.


  • Achieved or will be working towards ECB Advanced Coach (Level 3) qualification, with Specialist Coach (Level 4) qualification desirable (or international equivalent). 

  • A proven track record of coaching elite teams and players. 

  • A deep understanding of international and First-Class cricket demands. 

  • Demonstrable expertise in areas associated to learning and development, with a hunger to grow this expertise further. 

  • The ability to devise, deliver and manage coaching programmes for individuals, groups and teams. 

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of sports science. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • High levels of motivation and the resilience required to thrive in a varied and demanding high performance role.

  • Capability and appetite for extensive domestic and international travel.



  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Private medical insurance

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Life assurance

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Fri 16th Dec 2022


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 Fri 16th Dec 2022