Coaching Development

“When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves” -William Arthur Ward, American Educationalist and Author

This is the philosophy that drives the Cricket Wellington Coachforce department and their coach education programme. Cricket Wellington regards coaches and coaching as critical to its overall strategic success.

Consequently, Cricket Wellington wants every cricketer to have access to an appropriately qualified coach to ensure they reach their potential or desired level of leisure, activity or competition.

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Coaching Development News

Overseas Leap: time to make some sacrifices

In his fourth post reflecting on his development as a coach, Glenn Pocknall looks at the process for making a tough decision that had a big pay-off in terms of his career. In 2011 I had just finished up the season coaching the Karori Cricket Club in Wellington. While reflecting...

New 1st XI Coach for Wellington College

Following the resignation of previous Wellington College 1st XI coach, Harry Boam, the Wellington College Cricket Club (WCCC) convened a selection panel to advertise, interview and recruit a replacement for Harry. Six strong applications were received from within Wellington coaching circles and four were shortlisted for interviews. After a thorough...

My Theme Going From Teenagers To Adults

In the third post of Wellington Firebirds’ Assistant Coach, Glenn Pocknall’s ongoing reflection on his development as a coach, he looks at the move from coaching age-group teams to taking the reigns at an adult senior club side. You can read Glenn’s first post here, and his second one here....