About Us

Founded in 2017 by Lydia Greenway OBE, Cricket for Girls works with schools and clubs to guide and support the delivery of a high quality girls cricket programme.

We pride ourselves on providing schools and clubs with a service that will ensure they can deliver a sustainable programme by focusing on two main areas:

1. Training the teachers and coaches
2. Inspiring the pupils and players

Firstly, we focus on facilitating teachers and coaches development through our Cricket for Girls Online and face to face courses and our online courses and webinars. All content has been designed and written by our Founder and Head Coach, Lydia Greenway.

Secondly, we deliver taster sessions, masterclasses, school and clubs awards evenings and day camps in schools and clubs to ensure pupils/players continue to have the opportunity to be coached by high quality coaches.

Contact us at events@cricketforgirls.com to find out more or to arrange a visit from Cricket for Girls.


Who is Lydia Greenway?

Lydia Greenway represented England 225 times across all formats of the game during a career spanning over 13 years. She has helped England win two World Cups and four Ashes Series as well as being England’s Player of the Year and shortlisted for ICC World Player of the Year. Lydia has been coaching since she was 17 years old – working from grassroots level to working with some of the best players in the world.

When Lydia was younger, she was lucky enough to have a dad and brother who both played, allowing her the opportunity to get involved herself:

“Looking back, if it wasn’t for my family, I may not have played cricket. My Dad was my role model because I didn’t know there was an England Women’s team and cricket wasn’t really a sport played by girls in school.

Schools and clubs now have a fantastic opportunity to create a high quality and inspiring girls cricket programme. Girls cricket in schools and clubs has a blank canvas and my aim with Cricket for Girls is to ensure there is expertise in girls cricket within every school and club in the country and further afield.”


“We all remember our best teachers and coaches, and as teachers and coaches, we have a huge opportunity to affect peoples’ lives positively. I am a big believer that young girls should have access to genuine female role models when it comes to sport, more specifically cricket…” 

What we offer

Teacher and Coach CPD Workshops and Courses

A popular option for schools and clubs who have a lot of teachers/coaches in need of learning how to deliver cricket. We can tailor each visit to suit the needs of your teachers and coaches to ensure they are developing in the areas you need, ensuring your girls cricket programme is as good as it can be. Get in touch to find out more


Have you got a talented group of pupils or players who you feel would benefit from high level coaching at your school or club? Why not organise a visit from one of our coaches of from Lydia Greenway herself to work with and inspire your pupils on their cricketing development journey. Book your masterclass with Lydia now.

Taster Session

Often a fantastic way to start the spring or summer term. Have one of our coaches visit your school or club to coach and inspire your pupils and players for the season ahead! Book in your taster session here.

School Sports Awards Presentations

Many of our coaches are current or former international cricketers – why not invite them along to your school sports awards evening to present the winners with their awards? Book byemail now

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