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Developing Future Professionals

The GCB’s Developing Future Professionals (DFP) coaching programme is designed to help Gloucestershire’s promising young players to achieve their full potential.

All DFP Courses have been postponed due to Covid-19. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic all 2020 courses are on hold, we are considering future courses and will update this page as soon as possible.

Open to players involved in county and district squads, DFP offers the chance for youngsters receive one-to-one or one-to-two coaching sessions from some of our most experienced elite coaches. The programme also involves group sessions during the holidays.

For the latest dates please see below:

Holiday Courses

The Gloucestershire Cricket Board is running a number of its Developing Future Professionals coaching courses during May half-term.

Please note that courses are limited to certain groups of players to ensure that they provide the best possible training environment for the players involved.

To book, choose from the list below and use the link at the bottom of the page.

The cost of each session is £35.00 per child.


Sessions are currently available at the Brightside Ground with GCB head of performance Tim Hancock .

For more info see below or contact GCB Administration Officer Theresa Ellison

Sessions at the Brightside Ground, Bristol…


Tim Hancock: As a player Tim made 401 appearances for Gloucestershire scoring more than 12600 runs and taking 94 wickets. He was part of the county’s most successful side ever, winning seven one-day trophies between 1999 and 2004.

As a coach he ran Stroud and South Gloucestershire College’s cricket academy and worked at Colston’s School. He heads up Gloucestershire’s Emerging Players Programme (EPP), works with the club’s Academy and oversees all county and district age group cricket in the county. Tim is currently working towards his Level 4 and is player/coach at Bishopston CC. To check Tim’s availability or book a session go to

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