Cricket Academy

MCC Junior Academy

COVID-19 Update (19.03.2020) : ALL CRICKET ACTIVITY SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Marlborough Junior Section 2020
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As a Clubmark (reaccreditation in 2017) and Wiltshire Focus club, Marlborough Cricket Club runs U15, 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  continuing our  dedicated Girls U13- U10 section under ECB Level 2 Coach Jamie Tunmore for the 2020 season.

We are also very pleased to have ex county Pros G &P ( Patrick Grieshaber & Will Pascall ) assisting with our coaching programme during the summer 2020

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 8th May 6pm to 7.15pm . Please go to the ECB All Stars website www.ecb.co.uk/play/all-stars to register with Marlborough and find out about All Stars cricket.

The U15 (joint sides in div  2 with Devizies), U13 ( joint side with Devizies ) and U11 teams all compete in the Wiltshire Youth League.   Our 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 in February at Marlborough College 9.30 to 11am. The U14 and 15 age group nets will commence on Sunday 1st March 7- 8.30 pm for 5 weeks.

 Jamie Tunmore with other support coaches will be continuing coaching the girls group on Friday evenings from 6.15 to 7.30pm for the 2020 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 2020 summer season the following arrangement will be in place ( start dates subject to weather/ground conditions ):

Mondays 6.30-8.00pm: U13, U12, U11 & U10 Starting April 27th
Tuesdays 6.30-8.00pm: U15, U14  training (with seniors) Starting April 28th
Fridays 6.00-7.30pm: U9, U8s Starting May 1st
Fridays 6.15-7.45pm: MCC GIRLS (U10-U15) Starting May 8th
Fridays 6.00-7.15pm: All-Stars (minimum age Year 1 Primary, starts 8th May)

U15 Manager & Coach Robin Gibbons (unseenendeavour@btinternet.com) completing Lv2  , Steve Jones ECB Club coach Lv 2.5 semarak@btinternet.com, 

U13 Manger and Coach Simon Wells (simonwells15@btinteernet.com ) with support from Andy Mildenhall and Si Lee

U11 Managers and coaches James Collister ECB Lv2 (james@jileon.com) Richard Garbutt

U9 Coach Paul Bruen (bruenpablo@me.com) ECB Level 2 ,   Pete Day Support Coach

U7 All Stars  Coaches Steve Jones, Russell Jones, 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 07597590237  01264 850879.