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Information for Coaches and Managers

Coach & Managers Guide (2020) - a guide for coaches and managers of U8/U9 teams

 Rules and scoring



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A Scoring Guide is available.  Paper Scorebooks are included in your team kits.


All other age groups
MyCricket Live Scorer is the preferred App used by the Club for scoring.  
The MyCricket Scoring App is free and provides a user friendly way to score games electronically. Electronic scoring is not compulsory.  If you wish to continue using scorebooks that is okay!  However, you will need to transfer the information from the scorebook into MyCricket within 7 days of the completion of the match.

 

Information provided by Queensland Cricket re using the Scoring App:

 One Page Guide

 Training Presentation from Qld Cricket

Setting up Junior players and teams

Scoring Scenarios document

Saturday Help Desk Number if having any issues with the App:   Phone 1800 274 25 38

 

 Blue Card and Member Protection Declaration Forms

Please contact Wayne Hamburger, VDCC Blue Card Officer, at w.hamburger@valleycricket.org.auto link your application or existing card in the system or for any enquiries about Blue Cards. The online application is much quicker and our preferred option over the paper application process.

 

 Applying for a Blue Card online fact sheet

Blue Card Application Form (if not applying online)

Member Declaration Form 2021-22

 

 Training session times - U8, U9 and U10

All training sessions for entry level age groups are conducted at the Club's grounds where capacity allows.

Under 8s on Mondays from 5.00-6.00pm  
Under 9s on Tuesdays from 5.00-6.00pm   
Under 10s on Mondays from 6.15-7.15pm.   


Coaching Assistance

Many of the documents below apply to all age groups.  Some deal with technique, while others provide guidance on how to run a successful training session.

 

We strongly encourage all coaches to join our Valley's Coaches Corner Facebook Page


Coaching assistance is available at scheduled training nights, so make sure that you approach these coaches if you have any questions.

 

Coaches may find the following useful in assisting your teams in building confidence, motivation and concentration.


 

 


 

The NXcricket cricket score book app is available for purchase on ipad, iphone and ipod touch.  I believe it’s around $9 through the app store.

 

NXcricket is a really user friendly scoring app.  It summarises all information entered to really simplify the process for Coaches and Managers to then enter data into MyCricket (requirement for U11 and up age groups).  Additionally, it has the capacity to email all results and stats to each team member after the game.  There are a heap of others interesting features of this app including – score projection, run rate required, worm and wagon wheel diagrams to name but a few.

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