Coaching

Failure Made Me Take A Good Hard Look At Myself

In the second of a series of posts, Wellington Firebirds’ Assistant Coach Glenn Pocknall looks back at his first experience at the helm of the Wellington U19 team and reflects on what he learnt from failure and feedback. You can read Glenn’s first post here and visit his website here....

New Head Coach for the Wellington Blaze

Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce the signing of Christie van Dyk as Head Coach of the Wellington Blaze for the 2017-18 season. A New Zealand Cricket Level III coach with experience in the Cricket Wellington representative programme, van Dyk’s coaching expertise has helped prepare many young players for elevation...

From Guillotinest to High Performance Coach; how it all started

Glenn Pocknall is the current Assistant Coach of the Firebirds, a role he has had since 2013, although his involvement with coaching Cricket Wellington sides goes back to 2003. His experience, working his way from coaching the Wellington U15 team through to his current role, is a great example of...

Level II Coaching Course – Register Now

Calling all Coaches…do you want to improve a skill, inspire a team, deliver a productive session and enhance a players experience?! The winter months allow an opportunity to assess and reflect on a season gone by. As coaches, just like players, many coaches begin to look to next season where...

Cricket Wellington Chief Executive to stand down at end of season

The Chief Executive of Cricket Wellington, Peter Clinton, has announced that he will stand down from the role at the end of this season. Clinton, who has been in the role for five years, leaves the organisation with cricket enjoying high levels of public support, but the sport also looking...

SUMMER DELIVERY 2016: Getting Started in Coaching

New to coaching or interested in coaching in the future? Sport Wellington’s Getting Started in Coaching courses are practical, interactive and aim to give coaches the confidence to coach!! COMMUNITY COURSES (PARENTS/TEACHERS/CLUB COACHES) DATE LOCATION TIME REGISTER  13 October 2016  LOWER HUTT – Walter Nash Stadium, Taine Street, Taita 6:00pm –...