All round cricket fun

Love Cricket is an award winning cricket coaching academy based in York, running weekly winter sessions specifically designed for junior cricketers aged 6 to 15. We provide expert coaching, delivered by ECB qualified coaches, for boys and girls of all abilities in a fun, safe, friendly and interactive environment. Our courses cover the core technical skills of batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping plus learn tactical awareness and how to improve cricket fitness. So whether your child is completely new to the sport, looking to develop their skills or progress to representative cricket, Love Cricket is the ideal coaching environment to learn and play the game.

Book your place

Spaces are limited, and early booking is advisable. To book please click here. For help in choosing the right course please call 07734 710519 (Rich) or 07890 575577 (Mick) or email: bookings@love-cricket.com

Courses

Junior cricket coaching for all ages and skill levels

Love-Cricket junior cricket coaching courses run in 10 week blocks throughout the Winter, starting September to December and continuing after Christmas from January to March. Sessions take place indoors at school sports facilities in the York area. Courses are divided into groups, to cater for different ages and skill levels.

BEGINNERS

For boys and girls who are complete newcomers to the sport but with an appetite to learn the game. Designed to enhance their cricketing skills and prepare players for participation in incrediball environments.

Under 9/11’s Academy

For boys and girls with up to 3 years cricketing experience. Designed to enhance their cricketing skills for participation in both incrediball and hard ball environments.

Under 13/15’S Academy

With a keen focus on enhancing each players technical, tactical, mental and physical development using net practice and coaching drills, this course is the ideal preparation for boys and girls playing competitive hardball cricket.

ELITE DEVELOPMENT Academy

Aimed at children from 11 to 15 playing or aspiring to play representative cricket, this course offers more intensive coaching and training in smaller groups (maximum 6 per coach) using video analysis to enhance technique over a 9 week period and is strictly limited on places. Over the last few years of coaching we are proud of our boys and girls from the course who have gone on to represent Yorkshire County Age Groups, North Yorkshire and a range of representative teams in York and surrounding areas.

For advice on which course is most appropriate for you, please call 07734 710519 (Rich) or 07890 575577 (Mick) or email: bookings@love-cricket.com and our coaching team will be pleased to help.

Beginners/U9/U11/U13/U15 Course Dates 2023/24

Date Beginners / Under 9s / Under 11s

Mondays 6-7pm Boys and Girls

Juniors U13/15’s Academy

Mondays 7–8pm Boys and Girls

2023 Venue Venue
September 25  Manor School  Manor School
October 02  Manor School  Manor School
October 09  Manor School  Manor School
October 16  Manor School  Manor School
October 23  Manor School  Manor School
October 30  No session – half term  No session – half term
November 06  Manor School  Manor School
November 13  No Session – School Exams  No Session – School Exams
November 20  No Session – School Exams  No Session – School Exams
November 27  Manor School  Manor School
December 04  Manor School  Manor School
December 11  Manor School  Manor School
December 18  Manor School  Manor School
Date Beginners / Under 9s / Under 11s

Mondays 6-7pm Boys and Girls

Juniors U13/15’s Academy

Mondays 7–8pm Boys and Girls

2024 Venue Venue
January 08  Manor School  Manor School
January 15  Manor School  Manor School
January 22  Manor School  Manor School
January 26  Manor School  Manor School
February 05  Manor School  Manor School
February 12  No session – half term  No session – half term
February 19  No Session – School Exams  No Session – School Exams
February 26  No Session – School Exams  No Session – School Exams
March 04  Manor School  Manor School
March 11  Manor School  Manor School
March 18  Manor School  Manor School
March 25  Manor School  Manor School

Elite Development Academy Course Dates 2023

Date Venue & Time
Wednesday 04 October  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 11 October  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 18 October  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 25 October  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 01 November  No Session – half term
Wednesday 08 November  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 15 November  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 22 November  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 29 November  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm
Wednesday 06 December  St. Peters 8 – 13 (formerly St. Olaves) 7pm – 9pm

Coaching

England Cricket Board qualified coaches

Love-Cricket Courses are overseen by George Brown, Mick Pickering and Rich Winterburn.

We have a successful track record of coaching youngsters who have gone on to represent York in the Yorkshire Junior Cricket Festival and both the North and the East & Central Regions in Yorkshire Regional Cricket.

With over 40 years combined experience, all our coaches are qualified at England Cricket Board (ECB) Level 2 or Level 3 and DBS checked.

Each Love-Cricket course follows a structured approach, whereby students develop a full range of core cricket skills, including batting, bowling, fielding and wicket keeping, as well as overall tactical appreciation.

“Coaching is thoroughly professional, but always fun and enjoyable, so that not only do students learn sound technique, but develop a real passion for the game”.

Joe Ashdown, Cricket & Fitness Coach at Joe Ashdown Sports

Contact Us

For more information about Love-Cricket, or to make an enquiry, please complete the email form below, or call Rich or Mick.

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