Masterclasses for Coaches

Tailored masterclasses for coaches supporting the development of recreational cricket coaches in Gloucestershire. This page will be updated with information regarding masterclasses for the 2024 season.

Free Disability Inclusion Training

Access Sport are running two dates of disability inclusion training. The workshops will support coaches in making sessions more inclusive of additional needs.


Who is it for?

  • Coaches
  • Parents/Carers
  • Young Leaders
  • Activators
  • Volunteers
  • College/University Students
  • PE Teachers

When is it?


Tuesday 21st MayCoalpit Heath CC (BS36 2TT)6pm-9pm
Wednesday 22nd MayLeckhampton Rovers CC (GL53 0EY)6pm-9pm

Gareth Dawson / Workforce Development Officer

Gareth joined the GCB in 2016 and progressed into his current role as Workforce Development Officer in 2021. His main roles are being the main point of contact for the ECB on all Coach Development matters and grow the number of active coaches across the County of Gloucestershire.

Additionally, he will support the Gloucestershire Association of Cricket Officials (GACO) in developing an Officials Strategy that aims to grow the number of officials across the game. Increase the number of courses that are available to potential officials and work with GACO to transition volunteers from ‘course takers’ to ‘standing officials’.

Support the Gloucestershire Grounds Association in developing a programme of activity that supports ground staff across each year. Coordinate and manage both national and local Reward and Recognition events for all groups of volunteers. On top of practical delivery in schools, he will work with teachers to enhance their cricket delivery and work with universities/colleges to provide opportunities for students to gain qualifications and coaching experience.

Gareth is a Liverpool FC fan, a big follower of cricket around the world and plays his cricket at Hatherley & Reddings.

Gareth Dawson / Workforce Development Officer