Coaching

Big Numbers attend Coaching Foundation Course

A well attended Foundation Coaching Course was recently delivered in Waterloo Primary School educating 26 teachers on the basics of cricket coaching. Led by coaching director Mark Borthwick and ably assisted by CDO’s Matt Wills, Andrew Lamb and Women’s Coordinator Eimear Richardson, the session was inclusive to both cricket beginners and...

Junior Volunteer of the Month – Kevin Findlay

Cricket Wellington congratulates Kevin Findlay on becoming the first Junior Volunteer of the Month for 2014/15.  As Volunteer of the Month, Kevin receives a double pass to the Cricket Wellington Members Lounge for the Georgie Pie Super Smash.  On behalf of the staff and players, thanks Kevin!  Julia Ching, who...

Last Graduation Programme Spots Up For Grabs

Recently the Wellington School of Cricket welcomed a new cohort of students in to the Cricket Graduation Programme. The 2014/15 CGP class includes 12 local athletes ranging in age from 11 to 16, who are now embarking on an intensive nine month programme to further their cricket development. The objective...

Winter Coaching Mentor Opportunities

Throughout the year there are plenty of opportunities to participate within the Coaching Pathway through school, club and regional teams. The Academies signal the beginning of the girls Youth season and with an increased playing programme from softball to hardball competitions, there are plenty of opportunities for coaches to get...

Dominion Post Reporter to attend Level I coaching programme

Hamish Bidwell the sports writer for the Dominion Post is going to join the ranks of a number of Cricket Wellington Level I community coaches to learn a little more about the current Wellington batting philosophy. Since Jamie Siddon’s arrival as coach of the Wellington Firebirds there has been considerable...