ECB CA Learning Workshops 2024-25

Attack, Defend, Catch & Throw with Cookie Patel
Cookie is a specialist fielding coach and ECB Coach Developer. His previous fielding coach roles include England Women, Derbyshire, Northants, Yorkshire, and Lancashire Thunder.

Keeping it Tidy with Simon Guy
Simon is the current Assistant Coach at The Blaze. An ECB Level 4 Coach who was previously Derbyshire CCC wicket-keeping coach, England U17 and U19 coach. As a player Simon spent 16 years at Yorkshire CCC.

Spin it Up with Mark O’Leary
Mark is a Level 4 Coach, ECB Coach Developer and a hugely experienced spin bowling coach. Currently Assistant Coach at Glamorgan CCC. His previous roles include Western Storm and Cardiff MCCU Head Coach.

Scoring Runs with Alastair Maiden
Alastair is the current 1st XI Assistant Coach and batting specialist at Yorkshire CCC. His previous roles include Assistant Coach of England Women and Head of Academy for Leicestershire CCC.

Setting the Pace with Andy Pick
Andy is an ECB Level 4 Coach with huge experience coaching pace bowling. His current role is Chief Scout and Pathway Bowling Coach for Nottinghamshire CCC. Andy also had a 15-year professional playing career with the same county.


Book A Learning Workshop

With the Learning Workshops not yet available to book, register your interest now by emailing [email protected] and the booking link will be sent to you once open.

Date Time Venue Workshop Deliverer Booking Details
21 September 2024 10:00 –
Herts & Essex Cricket Centre,
Attack, Defend,
Catch, & Throw
Cookie Patel
10 November 2024 10:00 –
Graham Gooch Cricket Centre,
Keeping it Tidy Simon Guy
26 January 2025 10:00 –
Leyton Cricket Hub,
Spin it Up Mark O’Leary
09 February 2025 10:00 –
Harris Academy,
Scoring Runs Alastair Maiden
15 March 2025 12:00 –
Northern Gateway Sports Park,
Setting the Pace Andy Pick


Summer Female Coach Development Series

In addition to the workshops detailed above, the 2024 Summer Coach Development Series for female coaches and teachers is also now available to book.

View the available sessions below, and click here to book your place.

Each session individually is priced at £10, or attendance at all six sessions can be secured for £50. All will take place at The Cloud County Ground between 19:00 – 21:00 on the dates specified.

For more information, please email [email protected].

Date Session Name Information
Thursday 25 July Jeepers Keepers Develop wicketkeepers with sound movements
Thursday 01 August Grin About Spin Level up your spinners with confidence
Wednesday 14 August Score More Understand where technique meets intent
Thursday 22 August Ace The Pace Advance your bowlers
Tuesday 27 August Mitts & Sticks Practice mitts, ramps, and sidearms
Tuesday 03 September More Yield In The Field Nurture robust and attacking fielders