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Search for England Women’s Head Coach gets underway

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The recruitment process for the new position of England Women’s Head Coach has started today with the posting of the job description. Alongside overall responsibility for the performance and management of the England women’s team in all forms of the game, the new England Women’s Head Coach will be responsible for:

  • Developing a team which inspires current and future generations of players and supporters with their performance and behaviours
  • Creating a world leading, high performance programme that sets new standards for women’s professional team sport in this country

To be considered for the new position, candidates must have coached at First-Class or international level in the men’s and / or women’s game, and should have a successful record of coaching at this level for an extended period of time.

ECB’s Director of England Women’s Cricket, Clare Connor, said: “Through this recruitment process, England women’s cricket has yet another opportunity to aspire to new heights from the start of 2016.  We must continue to be ambitious as the players work to get back to winning ways in the New Year – the busiest year ever in international women’s cricket – and with the ICC Women’s World Cup in 2017 in this country our critical focus.

“The job description released today clearly outlines the skills and experiences that we are looking for.  We want someone with a strong track record of coaching successful teams in the First-Class and / or international game, who will challenge the players and take them to the next level in their development as cricketers.  Someone who can create a winning culture, demonstrate an innovative approach, and who will drive exceptional standards of professionalism.”

A full copy of the England Women’s Head Coach job description and application process can be found by clicking here

The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd October.

The new England Women’s Head Coach role replaces the Head of England Women’s Performance position, currently occupied by Paul Shaw, who has stepped down.  He will remain in his current post until the end of the year.