Cricket Development Apprentice (SVQ) Programme vacancy

Cricket Scotland is pleased to announce the next scheduled intake of Cricket Development Apprentices (SVQ). This is the third intake since the inauguration of the scheme in 2007 and we look forward to further expanding the programme. The two year full time programme is designed to give participants experience of organising and delivering cricket coaching in their local communities while undertaking development and training activities which will prepare the participant for a potential career in sports or cricket development.

We are currently inviting applications from young people and organisations who are interested in joining the programme for the 2009 intake.  Continue reading

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D&G sub-academy training at Dalbeattie

The Western Academy coach, Iain Stewart, carried on his coaching sessions at Dalbeattie High School yesterday with the three DG juniors in his squads. Tommy McBride of Dumfries and Fraser Conn and Anthony Hulatt of Galloway have been receiving one-on-one coaching in these sessions throughout the winter.

March 09 meeting

The next meeting of the Dumfries & Galloway Cricket Development Group takes place at Dumfries Cricket Club, Nunholm on Thursday 19th March at 6.30pm , subject to confirmation.

Easter Cricket Camp for 2009

Cricket Scotland LogoThe Cricket Scotland Easter Cricket Camp held last year is to be repeated during the second week of Easter school holidays.

Location: David Keswick Athletic Centre,
Marchmount, Dumfries, DG1 1PX
DG Council LogoDates: Tue/Wed/Thu, 14/15/16 April 09
Time: 9:30am to 1pm
Ages: 8-13
Cost: £25

Bookings can be made at the David Keswick Athletics Centre on 01387 269423 (weekdays after 5pm and weekends after 10am).

A cricket camp flyer can be downloaded here (available in Adobe Reader/PDF format).

This Cricket Scotland camp is for children aged 8 to 13 and is open to all ability levels. Basic skills coaching will be provided for new starters whilst more experienced players will be offered key technical skills training. This camp will have a large emphasis on fun and participation.

February 09 meeting

The next meeting of the Dumfries & Galloway Cricket Development Group takes place at Dumfries Cricket Club, Nunholm on Thursday 5th Feb at 6.30pm.