Job Title: Regional Womens Performance Coach – Seam Bowling
About Northern Diamonds
The Northern Diamonds are one of eight Regions within Women’s Elite Domestic Structure, since it’s inauguration in 2020. Since 2020, we have launched our flagship senior side, made four out the five finals in all competitions, culminating in a Lords final win in September 2022, in the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy, a 50 over competition. In addition, we have a dedicated regional academy and emerging player programmes, that afford accessible development opportunities to aspiring female cricketers.
Women’s and girls’ cricket has been transformed as part of an exciting strategy to Inspire Generations by connecting communities and improving lives through cricket, ensuring cricket is a game for all. As the game is growing, the demands and needs of the programme need to grow too, therefore, we are looking to grow our workforce with a seam bowling specialist.
Reporting to the Northern Diamonds Head Coach, the successful candidate will be a key member of the coaching team, assisting the planning and implementation of the training and competition programme for the both the Northern Diamonds 50 over and 20 over domestic competitions.
For more information, follow the link below for the full job description including selection criteria for the role.
We are seeking candidates with the following experience and skills:
• ECB/UKCC Level 3 Performance Coach qualification (or equivalent)
• A successful track record of coaching in a high-performance team environment
• Previous experience which demonstrates a high level of understanding of cricket and the professional game
• An understanding and experience of delivering projects within an equity, diversity and inclusion framework including inclusive learning practices
• A clear passion for the development of women’s cricket
Please see the attached job description for further essential and desirable criteria.
Working at Yorkshire County Cricket Club
Working at Yorkshire Cricket, you will benefit from the following:
• Health cash plan provider
• 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
• Pension contributions
• Yorkshire County Cricket Club membership
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
Please submit your application, including CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria to [email protected].
The closing date for application is 13/01/2023. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing 16/01/2023
The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is committed to recruiting ambitious, talented and diverse individuals who will be vital in enabling the club to set a new bar, making sure that the Club is an inclusive home for aspiring players of the future. We therefore encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We value diversity and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We particularly encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups; these are currently under-represented.
Should you have any questions regarding the vacancy, do not hesitate to get into contact with us at [email protected].