Women and Girls

Many cluster-clubs for women and girls have been developed and sustained. Adwick-on-Dearne CC  is on the border of three Unitary Authorities and uses the following example of good practice.

There are 12 primaries

There are 3 comprehensive schools

The YCDO carries out primary visits

The YCDO carries out secondary school visits (mixed and girls only classes)

The YCDO arranges primary and secondary school INSET Courses

3 Primary school Kwik Cricket Festivals are held on the club ground each year

Kwik Cricket Demonstrations are held at Women’s Test Matches and One Day Internationals

Kwik Cricket Demonstrations are held at Headingley

Secondary School PE Staff liaise with Club personnel and the Headmaster of the Schools in the primary cluster

The YCDO links with the Local Authority Sports Development Officer (Women and Young People) and the Club

A Women and Girls’ Development Day is held at the Club

A Champion Coaching Course for Girls is held at the club

Schools link players to the club

The Club ground is used for summer practice and coaching

The Club uses the secondary school indoor facility for coaching

Club coaches visit schools during school hours (secondary)

Club personnel and parents attend coach education courses  (one course is run for the club)

Teachers attend Coach Education Courses

The Club has 6 qualified coaches

South Yorkshire Junior Girls Cricket Association gives support (fixtures etc)

The Club runs a YCCC “Enjoy Cricket” Centre

The Club runs Proficiency Awards

Support is sought/gained from local leagues and media

The Club has access to the local YCB Women’s Development Centre

The Club has access to YWCA

The Club nominates players for YWCA Junior Girls’ Trials