Criteria for Club Grading System
for all clubs across the YBL Family



 
YBL Graded 1 Club – Entry Level

  • YBL team in at least one age group
  • At least one coach at Level 2 or above
  • Listed Safeguarding Officer with the YBL

 
YBL Graded 2 Club

  • YBL team in at least two age groups
  • At least one coach at Level 2 or above
  • At least one active assistant coaches at Level 1 or above
  • Listed Safeguarding Officer with the YBL
  •  At least one active Level 1 referee (2+)
  •  At least one active Level 1 table official (2++)


YBL Graded 3 Club

  • YBL team in at least three age groups
  • At least two coaches at Level 2 or above
  • At least two active assistant coaches at Level 1 or above, with both being a player from another age group playing in the YBL. Providing proof of player development in two cases, for example a player playing up an age group for development.
  • At least two active Level 1 referees, being on the appointment list for YBL games.
  • At least two active Level 1 table official
  • Listed Safeguarding Officer with the YBL
  • Having volunteer ratings from Officials not based at your club of an average of an A or B grade (3+)
  • Clubs are activity promoting opportunities for their players to attend other development sessions, for example; Regional or RPC. (3++)

 


YBL Graded 4 Club

  • YBL team in all age groups (not including Senior or Development League)
  • At least one coach at Level 3 or above
  • At least two coaches at Level 2 or above
  • At least two active assistant coaches at Level 1 or above, with two being a player from another age group playing in the YBL. Providing proof of player development in two cases, for example a player playing up an age group for development.
  • At least two active Level 2 referees, being on the appointment list for YBL games.
  • At least two active Level 2 or above table official
  • Having volunteer ratings from Officials not based at your club of an average of an A or B grade
  • Clubs are activity promoting opportunities for their players to attend other development sessions, for example; Regional or RPC.
  • Listed Safeguarding Officer with the YBL

Think we have this wrong – please contact James Davies, director@ybl.org.uk with the correct evidence for this to be corrected.