The Elite Year-round Coaching Program
The Ultimate Academy is our gold standard year-round elite coaching program, and has been running successfully for more than 10 years.
The program grown and improved year on year, making it one of the country's best high level coaching courses available to aspiring young cricketers.
This proven program has attracted and developed many district and county age group players from across Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Wales.
In addition to many county age group players, the UA produced two players who competed in the 2021 u19s World Cup, and several who have made it into county academies and even 1st class cricket!.
Open to keen and capable 11-21 year olds, the 2024 Ultimate Academy is now accepting applications, with an extensive pre-season program, including guest coaches from the professional game, workshops on nutrition, strength & conditioning, player profiling and a parent advice presentation.
Match days are in the plans too, these will take learnings from indoor sessions into game scenarios outdoors, our 2 day games and T20 days will be guaranteed highlight for players.
Our extensive programme ensures participants have all the tools to put them ahead of their peers and ready to hit the ground running for the 2024 season.
Once again places are strictly limited on this year’s programme. To apply for a place simply click the button below to send an email and please details the player's standard and experience.
is now OPEN
Places are extremely limited and designed to ensure participants have access to coaches throughout the programme.
Places are by application to ensure high standards, if you have any questions just contact us here or apply for your place below.
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The Ultimate Academy 2024 includes:
Three 1:1 coaching sessions
Extensive Pre-Season coaching program with elite & guest coaches
TCA’s ‘Do it at home’ online Cricket Specific Fitness program
2/3-day Match during 2024 season
T20 day during 2024 season
Funded & Part Funded Scholarship places available via Manchester Money Scholarship Fund
Group Training Day with nutrition guidance, parent advice presentation and more
Also part of the 2024 program
A-squad game upgraded to a 3-dayer!
2-hour squad sessions!
SAS military training on discipline, fitness and recovery!
UA training kit, included within the cost!
10% discount on all equipment in the Cricket Asylum shop
10% on 1:1 coaching year round
Available to 11–21 year players and strictly limited to 18 players per squad, to avoid disappointment please apply early. Please detail your player’s age, current club and playing experience for suitability assessment
and squad allocation.
Please find our 2024 T&Cs and Key Dates HERE
MEET THE TEAM
From grassroots to the international scene and all the levels in between, our team are a passionate team of full-time professional coaches that deliver on a multitude of our sessions and courses and continue to grow an outstanding reputation.
"The standards of players and coaches was high. The coaches really took care of him and tried to improve every aspect of his game."
— Name, Title
"I would highly recommend the Ultimate academy to all young players who want to improve their game and play at a higher level."