Youth Cricket

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Oxford CC Youth Cricket

Welcome to the Youth Section of Oxford Cricket Club. Youth cricket is the future of our club and the youth section aims to give young people a chance to play cricket and, whatever their level, help them to have fun, make friends and achieve their potential.

We cater for boys and girls of all abilities and age groups, from All Stars and basic skills for the U8’s to participation in the senior Men’s and Women’s teams at the U15-U17 level. This season we will be running 7 teams competing in local Oxfordshire Cricket Board Youth competitions at U9, U11, U13, U15 and U17 age groups. So, whatever your age and ability, we have some cricket for you.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Friday 20th April will only be U13s and U15s training. U9s and above will start on the 27th of April.

Our first outdoor session will be on Friday 20th April 2018, taking place at Jordan Hill.

Sessions will be on Friday evenings from 18:00 – 19:15 for all juniors* finishing on the 6th of July!

*All Stars will begin on the 18th of May

Important dates:

  • Friday 13th July – Parents vs Kids match/evening
  • Friday 20th July – Presentation Evening

If you would like any information about any aspect of Youth Cricket at Oxford Cricket club please email oxfordcricketclub+youth@gmail.com

If we haven’t already, we hope to meet you soon to play some cricket!

How Do We Get Started?

We don’t operate a waiting list so the simple answer is to just come along to one of our sessions.

For ages 5-8, we are proud to be a centre for All Stars Cricket, please see our dedicated page for more details!

Facilities and Training

All outdoor youth training sessions will take place at OUP Sports Ground, Jordan Hill in North Oxford (OX2 8EF).

We have specialist male and female coaches to provide training for all abilities of cricketer. All our training/coaching sessions are lead by ECB qualified coaches who hold current First Aid and Child Protection certificates and are members of the ECB Coaches Association.  As a Clubmark accredited club, we ensure all our volunteers involved in youth cricket – coaches, team managers, umpires, scorers and helpers – are CRB checked, so that parents can be confident that youngsters are coached and play cricket in a safe environment.

Training Information

We ask that a parent/guardian for all young cricketers under the age of 8 remain at training sessions for the full duration of the session.

Please ensure that all boys playing in the U10 age group and above bring a protective box to training. We can provide all other protective equipment but without a box they will not be able to bat in the nets with a hard ball. Youth boxes can be bought cheaply at most sport shops.

In case of bad weather, we will send updates by email, and via twitter (@OxCC_youth)

Welfare

The club Welfare Officer is Mark Sheehan (mark.sheehan@philosophy.ox.ac.uk).

Contacts

General Enquiries

Arthur Muir – Director of Youth Cricket
oxfordcricketclub+youth@gmail.com

Club Welfare Officer
Mark Sheehan

mark.sheehan@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

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