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Coaching Cricket

Community Coach Accrediation Course (Level 1)

The course provides technical skills, game understanding, teaching techniques, effective ways to conduct training sessions and awareness of the factors motivating young people to play and enjoy cricket.


This coaching course is recommended to:

  • Volunteers involved in coaching junior club, school and community cricket teams.
  • Talented youth cricketers who are keen to be involved in coaching junior teams.
  • Players considering playing overseas during the off-season.
  • Physical Education and trainee Physical Education teachers.

The course provides technical skills, game understanding, teaching techniques, effective ways to conduct training sessions and awareness of the factors motivating young people to play and enjoy cricket.

The Community Coaching Course consists of:

  • Completing the Cricket Australia Introduction to Cricket Course (a free online theoretical component).
  • Attending a face to face practical component run by Cricket NSW. This will cover all basic batting, bowling, fielding and wicketkeeping skills, together with modified games and activities
  • A short assessment will be completed by the participants prior to the end of the course

How to Register:

If you haven’t already completed the Introduction to Cricket on-line component, go to http://coaches.cricket.com.au/ to register on the Cricket Coaches Australia website.

To access the Introduction to Cricket course you will need to visit the ‘courses’ section on the CCA website, The course can be completed in one sitting, or over a number of sessions and must be completed before attending the practical session.

Once completed, you will then be able to enrol in the Level One Coaching Course in your region by visiting the practical courses section on the CCA website and selecting the course you wish to attend.  

Once your online enrolment and payment have been received you will be contacted via email within the next few days to confirm your acceptance and receive further details.

Cost:                     $120 ($100 for teachers and students)

Prerequisites:       Nil

Enrolment:           To be completed at least one week prior to course commencement date

Age:                      Minimum candidate age is 16 years

Dress:                   Wear comfortable clothing to the practical session (shorts, t-shirt, joggers)

Successful candidates will receive:

Australian Cricket Coaching Manual

Membership to Cricket Coaches Australia (CCA)

Coaching card & certificate

Invitation to coaching seminars

Gatorade Water Bottle

CCA Cap

* Note all courses can be found at: http://community.cricket.com.au/coach/courses

For further details please contact: coacheducation@cricketnsw.com.au