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Cricket Academy

As a talented cricketer you will have the chance to study, train and play in an environment that is as close as it gets to a professional club. Moulton has an outstanding track record of developing players as well as preparing them for a career beyond their sport.

Our academy is built upon three core principles (as chosen by the players themselves); Commitment, Determination and Respect.

We’ll help you balance your studies and your sporting commitments. You can benefit from our extensive links with Northamptonshire County Cricket, allowing you to combine playing for Moulton and the opportunity of training within the professional setting at The County Ground. Our links with Northamptonshire County Cricket will provide opportunities to obtain nationally recognised coaching qualifications, gain invaluable work experience and build links for your future career.

You will learn from some of the best coaches at Northamptonshire County Cricket. We will support you to achieve excellence in your academic studies and your cricket. All coaches are Level 2 or higher, who have extensive experience in working in elite sport and cricket. With both academic and practical experiences, our coaches will seek to develop every part of your game.

We design your timetable with you in mind, meaning you can get the best from your qualification and your training. As well as weekly sessions from dedicated coaches, you’ll have opportunities to compete at the correct level of college sport. The Association of Colleges Sport (AoC) league are your chance to compete against some of the UK’s top teams, with players also having the chance to compete on a national scale in AoC national championships.

Cricket at Moulton College reflects the professional standard evident within our fantastic facilities. You can also benefit from access to our performance services. Strength and Conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, sports massage students through to lifestyle management, performance analysis and anti-doping education.

In order to join one of our sport academies, you will need to apply for one of the following academic qualifications and then select which sports academy you would like to join:

Principals of Sports Coaching (Level 2)

Principals of Sports Coaching (Level 3

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (Academies)

Level 3 Diploma in Sport (Academies)

After you have applied for one of our sports academies (and an academic qualification), you will then be invited into one of our taster days to experience what it is like to be an academy student at Moulton College

Each academy is slightly different; however you will have between 7 to 10 hours of academy time.

  • Sport Specific Training sessions with highly qualified coaches
  • Strength and Conditioning sessions with a fully qualified strength and conditioning coach
  • Video Analysis sessions
  • Pre-Event Sport Massage sessions
  • 1-1 and group physiotherapy sessions (only applicable if injured)
  • Seminars on how to improve aspects of your performance including sports nutrition and sport psychology