Cricket Academy

Stuart Welch, Cranleigh School’s Director of Cricket, runs coaching courses during the Easter, Summer and Christmas breaks open to children from 8-13 years old from any school. Each course is tailored to its age group’s requirements and will cover all aspects of the game, including batting, bowling, fielding and wicket-keeping.

Mr Stuart Welch has coached at Lords with the MCC, as well as producing many professional & international players such as Ollie Pope, Stuart Meaker, Michael Burgess, Seren Waters & most recently Tom Lawes.


Lent 1-to-1s 2024

We are pleased to announce that Mr Stuart Welch will be offering 1-to-1 sessions during Lent term 2024. 

Dates available:
13th January
20th January
3rd February
24th February
2nd March
16th March

Please note, sessions will be offered at 2pm and 3pm on these dates. Sessions are 60 minutes long and cost £60 per session. 

If you would like to book a 1-to-1 sessions, please complete the Google form below. Please note, sessions will be allocated fairly depending on demand, so you may not receive all selected sessions. 

Booking form here


In good weather the courses take place at Cranleigh’s six outdoor nets; in wet weather, the indoor facilities at the Trevor Abbott Sports Centre or the Indoor Cricket School are used.

Details for the course are shown below:

Courses will consist of 2 hours 30 minutes coaching per day. 

Courses for 7-10 year olds will take place from 10:00-12:30, and courses for 11-13 year olds will take place from 13:00-15:30 each day. 

This course will take place in Cranleigh School’s Trevor Abbott Sports Centre and the Indoor Cricket Bubble here at Cranleigh School. 

If you would like to be notified as soon as bookings open for future courses, please contact to join our mailing list. 


Course Costs:.

Courses cost £55 per 2 days (5 hours coaching) per child and £110 for 4 days (10 hours coaching) per child. 

Alternatively, for any further information regarding these courses or other enquiries, please contact the Cricket Academy on

Coaching staff


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Private Coaching

We are able to offer 1:1 coaching with one of our qualified coaches during Lent term only. For information regarding dates, times and costs please contact the office on the email below.

For further information please contact the Cranleigh School Cricket Academy by emailing