The Kent Coaches Association is a place our coaches can turn to for advice and support. Led by our Chairman Neil Taylor, we aim to provide access to the latest thinking and ideas as well as contact with like-minded coaches. To find out why you should join take a look at our factsheet.
In addition to the benefits provided to members by the ECB, Kent also provide personalised benefits to their members. These are continually revised to ensure that we are offering up-to-date and relevant services to our coaches. For the latest Kent benefits please take a look at our benefits page.
How do I become a member of the Kent Cricket Coaches Association?
When joining the ECB CA, if you live in Kent, you will automatically be affiliated to the Kent Coaches Association - unless you state otherwise.
Your details will then be passed on to us.
ECB CA annual membership is currently £30 by direct debit or £37 by cheque.
Click here to go to the ECB website to download an application form.
Catering for all - Practical tips for working with groups: Chris Carpenter, Canterbury Christ Church University
When anyone is learning it follows that they need to be working at the ‘edge’ of their existing competence. One of the problems of coaching groups of children is that they may well come with different levels of competence and so catering for them all is not a straightforward matter. When coaching on a one-to-one basis it is natural that the coach will tailor the session to the learner but when dealing with larger groups this can be much harder. From 2000-2015 Chris Carpenter was the course leader on the PGCE Physical Education course at Canterbury Christ Church University and while in this post he developed a number of principles for PE students to use with their classes. In this article Chris will explain his rationale for thinking about group sessions in terms of principles and time on task (TOT).
First Aid Advice for Sports Coaches – How to recognise and deal with concussion: Andy Littlechild
The subject of concussion has begun to gain increased air time and words in the press as more and more evidence has become available over the long term effects this type of injury can cause.To find out more and what you as coaches should be aware of please read our up-to-date guidance article from Andy Littlechild.