Club Development and the ECB Clubmark Scheme

Neyland Cricket Club has been identified by the England and Wales Cricket Board as a 'focus club', one 'that has been identified for a clear strategic reason, and one that is committed to long-term junior development.' We feel this recognises our strong junior section and our commitment to further improve, affording young people the best possible opportunity to learn the game of cricket. In 2007 we became only the third accredited club in Pembrokeshire.

Accredited status recognises the achievements of the club in coaching and junior development but also in implimenting policies and procedures to protect the welfare of its members. All junior coaching at the club has been assesed and has met a stringent minimum standard. All the club coaches are qualified, CRB checked and have the relevant insurance. The policies and safeguards put in place at the club to ensure the welfare of members and in particular junior members have been reviewed and fully endorsed by the ECB, crickets governing body.

Another part of the accreditation process involves the formulation of a Club Development Plan. This plan is aimed at focussing and recognising the clubs short and long term aims with regards development and allows for us to undertake a constructive and ongoing development process. It is the intention that this plan be made available here to all members, once it has been finalised, on the 31st September annually. While no acurate costings etc will be available online the development plan will set out the views and aspirations of the club for the coming year as well as providing an insight into the clubs long-term (5 year) plan.

pdf 2010-11 Club Development Plan
pdf 2009-10 Club Development Plan
pdf 2008-09 Club Development Plan
2007-08 Club Development Plan

Certain sections of the above development plan may have been ommitted for various reasons. These sections are available and may be released to members at the discretion of the Management Committee

For further information regarding club development please do not hesitate to contact the Club Development Manager