West Sussex ACO

West Sussex



Bob Daisley
Home: 01403 268799
email: bob.daisley@icloud.com


John Betts
Home: 01243 781786
email: WSACO.members@gmail.com


Steve Johnson
Mobile: 07717136478
email: johnners57@ibtinternat.com


Trevor Drake
Home: 01243 263917
email: trevor_drake@msn.com



East Sussex

Brighton & Mid-Sussex


The county of West Sussex, as shown.


All meetings are held in the Arundel Castle Cricket Pavilion, at 7:30pm unless stated otherwise.

Recent Meetings

Wednesday 18th March 2020 - Training Evening. This has been CANCELLED after the recommendation to minimize social contact by the Government as part of the fight against the Coronavirus.

Wednesday 12th February 2020 - Speaker Gary Stanley, Director at Sussex Cricket and Chair of the 1st Central Sussex Cricket League.

Wednesday 15th January 2020 - Skittles Evening at the Black Horse, Findon from 7:30pm.

Wednesday 11th December 2019 - Quiz and Buffet

A very enjoyable evening with over 30 in attendance, whilst everyone demonstrated how intelligent West Sussex officials are save in respect of their knowledge of cricket! Many thanks to the Committee for providing an excellent buffet and to those who helped with setting-up and clearing away.

Wednesday 13th November 2019 - Evening with Mike Charman recently retired Scorer for Sussex County Cricket Club.


Venues and dates for umpire courses are:

Horsham Cricket Club

Stage 1 Sunday 17th November 2019 Completed

Stage 2 Sunday 8th December 2019 Completed

Approximate times 9.30am - 4.00pm each day.

Arundel Castle Cricket Club

Stage 1 Sunday 26th January 2020 Completed

Stage 2 Sunday 23rd February 2020 Completed

Approximate times 9:30am - 4:00pm each day.

All courses need to be booked at the ECB ACO website here.

For further information please contact Trevor Drake by email at trevor_drake@msn.com or by Telephone 01243 263917.

Ongoing membership of the ECB Association of Cricket Officials is not mandatory, but highly recommended, if only for the free insurance cover and free CRB check. You should bear in mind that membership of ECB ACO is mandatory if you intend umpiring ECB controlled matches. Membership currently costs £30 per year.

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Thanks for those who have paid their £5 subscription for 2019/2020. In case you mislaid the details for the best way to pay it is by bank transfer and WSACO details are: NatWest Bank, Sort Code 01-01-23, A/c no. 15974227.