Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Pathways to Excellence

Pathways is for talented young cricketers whose skills and abilities have been recognised through their selection for junior representative sides at County, District, and/or Yorkshire Junior Cricket Festival (Taverners) level. The essence of the scheme remains the route by which elite young cricketers can access the best coaching, providing the opportunity for aspiring young cricketers to follow their dream of playing for the white rose county.  For more information please visit: www.yorkshirecb.com/pathways

Yorkshire Cricket has launched new structures for the Pathways to Cricket Excellence Scheme for aspiring young Yorkshire Cricketers. The new structures were shared in April 2015 with parents, junior league representatives, coaches and cricket official in a packed long room at Headingley. The new structure will broaden the base through which elite young cricketer can access the best coaching and provide an opportunity for aspiring young cricketers to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Joe Root, Andrew Gale and Adam Lyth through the Pathways System.

Martyn Moxon, YCCC Director of Cricket, welcomed the launch of the new scheme in April of 2015:

The Pathways Scheme is our production line for new cricketing talent and is vital for the long-term future of Yorkshire Cricket. Not only does it prepare young players for cricket at the highest level, it contributes significantly to raising the standards in local league cricket.
Andrew Gale, then YCCC Club Captain now YCCC Head Coach added, April 2015:
Pathways reflects our passion in developing grass roots cricket and prepares young players for life in our Academy. I intend to visit as many of the District Centres as I can in the Autumn and the YCCC coaching staff will have significant input to the Elite Centres. Good luck to all players involved in this year’s programme.

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