Cricket Ireland is the governing body for the sport of cricket at performance and participation levels throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland, representing the interests of both the men’s and women’s game.
Vacancies at Cricket Ireland
Strength and Conditioning Coach – Women’s Programme
Cricket Ireland is seeking a full-time permanent Strength and Conditioning Coach – Women’s Programme.
The position is based in North Dublin, but the nature of the role will work mainly from the Sport Ireland Institute in Abbottstown. It will at times demand a national brief across both sides of the border as well as time travelling overseas with the Women’s team and when deemed appropriate by the Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the European Economic Area (EEA).
The successful candidate will coordinate and deliver high quality physical preparation services to the Ireland Women’s Performance squad as well as work around the Women’s pathway programmes, whilst working closely with other science and medicine national leads and disciplines.
High Performance Spin Bowling Coach
Cricket Ireland is seeking a full-time High Performance Spin Bowling Coach, to work primarily with the men’s performance squad, but also with spinners in the women’s performance squad and pathway players, initially on a three-year fixed-term contract.
With a Men’s T20 World Cup and Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier in 2024 there will be a priority focus on white ball cricket and some great opportunities to play on the world stage – although, with planning for a new Future Tours Programme underway, there will be a balance of focus and team development across all three formats with Test cricket part of the men’s programme for the next four years.
Learning and Development Officer
We are seeking a Learning and Development Officer to join the Cricket Ireland Participation team to assist in the administration, development, and implementation of national education programs to enhance the knowledge and practical skills within the game. You will be the first point of contact for all learning and education enquiries.
Working as part of the Cricket Ireland Participation team the Learning and Development Officer will provide direct support to the Coach Education Manager, and the National Development Manager on all volunteer education programmes. They will also be responsible for supporting the Provincial Union Coach Development Leads to administer the Coach Education Strategy and manage the online learning management system.
Safeguarding & Inclusion Officer
The Cricket Ireland Safeguarding, Inclusion Officer will have direct responsibility for all aspects of Safeguarding and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. To work with key partners to ensure that cricket is an inclusive safe sport for all. This role reports to the Participation Director.
Vacancies at Provincial Unions
School and Club Engagement Officer / Development Officer
The successful candidate will work under the direction of the MCU General Manager and will be required to deliver key areas of the MCU’s Strategic Plan and Cricket Ireland’s Strategic Plan in relation to school and club engagement programmes. In conjunction with the MCU General Manager, the post holder will be required to lead the planning process for School and Club Engagement within the region, ensuring areas of strategic focus (including, but not limited to,
youth’s/men’s/women’s cricket, culture & diversity etc) are being addressed, to grow the game of cricket.
The successful candidate will be required to establish/develop opportunities for schools to be introduced to the game of cricket across the region and enable strong school club links to effectively increase the number and quality of opportunities available to school aged players (boys and girls) within cricket. They will also be required to provide and support a greater diversity of programmes within youth and adult club cricket for both males and females.
Vacancies at Cricket Clubs in Ireland
Female Overseas Player / Coach (with Irish Passport) for 2024
Holywood Cricket Club is based in Holywood, County Down, 5 miles from Belfast City Centre. Founded in 1881, we are one Ireland’s oldest clubs. Our Girls and Women’s section is one of the biggest in Ireland with ~110 participants aged 3 to adult. Our Women’s 1sts play in the Northern Cricket Union Premier League, and we have hard ball teams at U15 and U13 plus several age 9 to 11 soft ball teams. Our club works hard to retain players, attract new players, and to create a fun, safe environment for all members.
The Female Overseas Player Coach (“FPC”) will play a leading role in all aspects of the Girls and Women’s Section (with parallel support from the Club’s Head of Coaching) helping to ensure that Women’s and Girl’s training sessions are planned and run at a high standard, maximising participation, enjoyment, inclusion, and technical development. The FPC will play in Women’s 1st XI matches, help organise, and attend all 2nd XI and Junior Girls matches (assist in running warmups, monitor player’s performances, and give advice and instruction where appropriate). Duration is ~April 2023, until August / September 2023.
Key Features of the Role
• Assist in the organisation of Women and Youth Girl’s Training on Monday nights.
• Technical coaching ability to develop and improve our players
• Playing for 1st XI Women’s Team
• Assist in the arrangement of all 2nd XI and Junior Girls matches and Bashes.
• ~20 hours per week excluding playing match time. First 2 weeks of July free from Coaching.
• Assist with Schools’ coaching and Tournaments
• Irish Passport
• ECB Level 2 Coaching qualification equivalent (Cricket Australia L1, South Africa L1, New Zealand L1)
A generous financial package is available. If the FPC is based outside Ireland then HCC will pay for flights, accommodation and possibly a car.
Contact the Director of Development William Belford on +44 7982 776216 for an initial discussion. Or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.
Head Youth Coach - Phoenix Cricket Club
Phoenix Cricket Club wishes to appoint a Head Youth Coach to support the implementation of its 2023-2025 Strategy. This role will provide community and school-based cricketing opportunities, both coaching and competition, for children of all ages. This exciting role seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual who has a passion for supporting and developing the game and working with multiple partners and organisations. The role combines coaching and development work and will be responsible for engaging people of all ages across The Dublin West area into becoming active members of cricket clubs and teams.
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