BCGBA Coaching Scheme Page.

The BCGBA Coaching Scheme.
 a) To promote the game of Crown Green Bowls through the coaching of beginners, improvers and experienced bowlers.
 b) To encourage all County Associations to promote the Coaching Scheme within their respective County.
 c) To provide would-be coaches with the information and expertise to become qualified coaches.
 d) To provide the practical testing facilities to qualify people as a coach.
 e) To encourage every Club to have a coach.

The functions of the BCGCS consist of coaching new members at club level, coaching people with disabilities and an extensive programme of coaching juniors and junior county teams.

Facilities are also available for full day coaching sessions at individual clubs with video recordings of delivery action played back to the pupils and qualified coaches giving remedial advice where necessary. The fee for these sessions is £10.00 each.

To accommodate anyone wishing to become a qualified bowls coach, the BCGCS have a programme of organised training sessions.

Should you wish to know more about coaching in general or on how to become a trained coach, please contact the National Coaching Administrator: Mr Alan Tizard, 16 Mill Fields, Todwick, Sheffield S26 1JS. Telephone: (01909) 771 438  
Or email:

More Locally:
Cheshire County Development Officer
Mr Tony Bryning & Mrs Sheila Bryning.
Rednal, Vicarage Lane, Poynton, SK12 1BG
Telephone (01625) 874 044

If you require a Coach local to Frodsham or Runcorn, we have the following Qualified Coaches 
Peter Ratcliffe  (Chetwode Arms BC) tel: (01925) 730 287
John Clements (Helsby CSC) tel: (01928) 722 524
Fred Hart (Helsby CSC) tel: 0777 170 6761
Sylvia Crossley-Jones (Helsby CSC) tel: (01928) 723 115
Pete Snelson (Castle Park BC )   e-mail

For further details or information including telephone numbers contact any of the above or email

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