Cricket Academy

MCC Junior Academy

Marlborough Junior Section 2018.

As a Clubmark (reaccreditation in 2017) and Wiltshire Focus club Marlborough Cricket Club runs U16, U13 U11 & U9 & U7 age groups, with coaching by ECB level 2 coaches who are DBS checked and who have undergone 1st aid and child protection training. We are pleased to be able to offer a  dedicated Girls U13- U10 section under ECB Level 2 Coach Jamie Tunmore for the 2018 season.

We are also very pleased to have Luke Johnstone, our overseas from Australia, assisting with a number of age groups.

Marlborough is a registered All Stars centre for the  ECB promoted cricket for 5-8 year olds who are starting out in cricket. Our All Stars programme will start on Friday 11th May 6pm to 7.15pm . Please go to the ECB All Stars website to register with Marlborough and find out about All Stars cricket.

The U15 (joint side with Swindon), U13 and U11 teams all compete in the Wiltshire Youth League.  U15, U13 & U11 teams are also entered into the Kennet League. The U9 group will participate in local Kwik Cricket Festivals. 

Winter coaching and net practices for U10, U11 and U12 age groups starts on 1st February at Marlborough College 6.45 to 8pm. The U13, 14 and 15 age group nets will commence on Thursday 20th February.

We are pleased to be able to offer a dedicated Girls section under ECB Level 2 Coach Jamie Tunmore for the 2018 season.

Marlborough has excellent facilities including two main squares, two lane artificial nets and separate square net, bowling machine, video equipment and a variety of up to date fielding aids.

Marlborough has an excellent record in developing players who have represented the County.  Players are able to progress to County and District levels through the club putting players forward for trials with Wiltshire Cricket Ltd.  As well as many players in County and District teams, we have two juniors who have progressed to the U19 Wiltshire Academy squad.

For the 2018 summer season the following arrangement will be in place:

Mondays 6.30-8.00pm: U12, U11 & U10
Tuesdays 6.30-8.00pm: U15, U14 and U13 training (with seniors)
Fridays 6.00-7.30pm: U9, U7
Fridays 6.15-7.45pm: MCC GIRLS (U10-U15)
Fridays 6.00-7.15pm: All-Stars (minimum age Year 1 Primary, starts 11th May)

U15 Manager & Coach ECB Level 2 Club coach Steve Jones semarak@btinternet.com, ECB Level 1 Assistant Coach Greg Dix, support coach Chris Whiteley

U13 Manager Robin Gibbons Support Coach

U11 Manager & ECB Level 1 Club Coach Magnus Painter, James Collister Support Coach, Luke Johnstone

U9 Coach Simon Wells ECB Level 2 , Luke Johnstone  

U7 All Stars  Coaches Steve Jones, Paul Bruen ECB Level 2 & Ben Head ECB level 1 with other support coaches, parents are also positively encouraged to get involved with the programme

Welfare Officer Carley Tunmore

If you want to join, or if you have any queries on the junior section, please contact Steve Jones at semarak@btinternet.com or on 01264 850879.