Coaching courses now open!

Cricket Wellington are pleased to confirm the schedule for the 2019 Development and Level 2 Coaching Courses which will be facilitated by experienced Cricket Wellington Coach Developer, Mark Borthwick, and other specialist coaches. These courses are for coaches who wish to expand their knowledge and continue their developmental journey.

DEVELOPMENT COURSE (FORMERLY LEVEL ONE) 

This is a blended course combining online and practical modules alongside personal study intended for coaches of college, youth and intermediate teams who have some knowledge and/or experience as a coach or player. It is a minimum qualification for representative or secondary school 1st XI coaches. The course will cover planning, the role of the coach, skill acquisition, growth and maturation, umpiring, cricket skills and demonstrating an understanding of effective coaching.

Minimum Requirements: Advanced Foundation qualification OR overseas equivalent*

Cost: Cricket Wellington is providing the course free of charge.

Location: Westpac Stadium – School of Cricket

 

Dates:

Friday 27th September (6.00pm – 8.30pm)

Saturday 28th September (9.00am – 4.00pm)

Sunday 29th September (10.00am – 3.00pm)

 

LEVEL TWO

 This course is for coaches who have an active coaching record and commitment to coaching. Coaches should be experienced development coaches who have shown ability coaching talented athletes and teams or former elite players who have a desire to be involved in coaching. Coaches who attend the course will be identified to coach premier club teams, school 1st XI’s and age grade representative teams. The course covers coaching philosophy, planning and evaluation, performance analysis, coaching process, team coaching, mental skills, game tactics and skills and drills.

Minimum Requirements: Development (formerly Level One) qualification OR overseas equivalent*

Cost: Cricket Wellington is providing the course free of charge.

Location: Westpac Stadium – School of Cricket / Basin Reserve

 

Dates:

Friday 16th & 23rd August (6.00pm – 8.30pm)

Saturday 17th & 24th August (9.00am – 5.00pm)

Sunday 25th August (9.00am – 3.30pm)

 

*Exemptions will be considered for former or current performance players or those with an extensive coaching background

If you are interested in attending either of these courses please complete the application form and return to matt@cricketwellington.co.nz by Monday 22nd July 5.00pm. Coaches will be advised of course approval by Wednesday 24th July, at which time further information will be provided.

For a full overview of the NZC coaching pathway please follow the link: https://www.nzc.nz/community/coaches-corner/coaching-courses

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