Fordhouses Cricket Club prides itself on our junior cricket coaching. We operate all cricket coaching under ECB Club Mark accreditation.
We run teams from U9’s through to U17’s. In recent years many of our youth teams have achieved success at both local and regional level. Click here to see this years award winners.
A number of our junior players have also gone on to represent their District and County at junior level. However, we also believe in giving kids of all abilities, genders and backgrounds an opportunity. As a result, you’ll be assured of a friendly welcome to our coaching sessions regardless of whether you are an accomplished player or trying cricket for the first time.
Winter coaching will start on 8th November 2019. Details for each age group are below:
U9 and U10 – Our Lady St Chads Friday nights 6pm – 7pm starting 8th November
U11 and U13 – Our Lady St Chads Friday nights 7pm – 8.30pm starting 8th November
U15 – Wolverhampton Grammar School Sundays 12pm-2pm starting 17th November
Coaching will take place on Friday evenings at Fordhouses Cricket Club, Jack Threlfall Memorial Ground, Wobaston Road, Wolverhampton WV9 5HH from Friday 24th April *Weather permitting*
U9’s and U10’s 5pm-6pm
U11, U13 & U15’s 6:15pm – 8pm
All Stars Cricket takes place from May 15th to 3rd July 2020. It is designed for children aged between 5-8 years old as a first introduction to cricket. It is a run filled 8 week course that helps children learn how to bat, bowl and field through game and activities. It must be booked directly on the ECB website. Sessions last one hour and cost £40 which includes a kit bag including plastic bat, ball, cap, personalised t-shirt and drinks bottle.
To book click here
Dynamos is a new ECB backed initiative to help All Stars players progress their knowledge. Emulating the new Hundred franchise format, it is designed for 8-11 year olds who will learn new techniques designed to enhance their short format cricket skills. 8 week courses start in May and can be booked directly on the ECB Website. Sessions last for 90 minutes and the cost is £40 which includes a personalised New Balance T-shirt.
To book click here
The junior membership fee for the 2020 season remains at £25 (further siblings will be £15). Social membership for parents is £5.
Membership fees pay for much needed equipment, facility improvement and coaching (if any of our parents have concerns around fees, please contact Matt Jones in confidence).
This year your junior membership fee will also include a Fordhouses Club Cricket Cap, which will be available at the start of the season. You can download a junior registration form here – 2020-Membership-Form
We have also updated our GDRP statement. Please see new version here – GDPR Statement