Junior Section Information

Junior Section Information

Youth and Participation Section 2019

2018 Review
• 191 youth members in total
• 81 All Stars (5-8 year olds)
• 20 Girls across the youth section
• 12 qualified coaches (5 at level 2)
• 8 youth teams
• 65 fixtures
• 35 wins
• 11 youth players selected for senior sides
• 6 players in county pathway winter squads
• South Bucks Disability Hub (Kingshill Cavaliers)
• Sessions delivered to 50 disabled participants
• SEN Schools Festival
• Player selected for England Deaf Lions

Aims for 2019
• Continue to be part of ECB All Stars programme
• Provide a means of transition from All Stars to the main club youth section.
• Provide girls with an opportunity to play in either ‘mixed cricket’ or to play as part of their own team with a female coach.
• Women’s Soft Ball Festival
• Promote retention of older youth players

  • -Sunday Cricket
  • -Senior League Cricket
  • -Vitality U19 Club T20
  • -Coach Work Experience
• Continue to promote ourselves as an inclusive club.
• Continue to provide an alternative offer of disability cricket for those that ‘mainstream’ cricket would not be appropriate and continue as a hub for Disability Cricket
• Increase coaching workforce at GKCC

Our Youth and Participation Section will…
• Provide a fun, safe, structured and inclusive environment for all participants
• Ensure that where possible, players transitioning to senior cricket take part in their chosen role within a team
• Provide differentiated sessions so that each individual can progress at their own rate
• Provide clear and appropriate pathways through our system so that each participant can achieve the best they can
• Work to find ways in increasing retention of youth players when moving towards senior cricket
• Provide individuals with opportunities to become coaches
• Ensure that we instil a ‘love for the game’ in each player and team that we work with, promoting the team ethos throughout.