Coaching


Coaching Clinic

LEVEL 1 Coaching Course 

30th September - 1st October 2017, Seddon Park, Hamilton, 9.30am start. 

Delivered by Master coach developer Mark Borthwick, Northern Districts and Sport Waikato High Performance staff.

This course is open to anyone who wants to develop their the practical and technical skills in the art of coaching cricket and gain a greater understanding of coaching.

To register click here to email Cliff Dickeson or phone 0274 802 789.


Coaching Programmes

Level 1 Coach

The Level 1 course is for the coach of 9-18-year old primary, intermediate or secondary students playing junior or youth cricket for schools, clubs or districts in 11-a-side teams. The coach should have some knowledge and/or playing experience of cricket.This course focuses on detailed planning and evaluation, understanding and using the principles of bio-mechanics to coach, analysing and improving skills, and understanding the coaching process and effective coaching, including tactics.

Level 2 Coach

The Level 2 course is for coaches of 11-a-side teams who have an active coaching record and a commitment to coaching. They will be coaching or identified to coach District Association senior teams, senior club teams and school 1st XI's or Major Association underage teams.This course concentrates on detailed planning and evaluation, understanding and using principles of bio-mechanics to coach, analysing and improving skills, and understanding the coaching process and effective team coaching, including game tactics.

Online Foundation Courses

New Zealand Cricket has introduced a new online learning platform for cricket coaches and teachers. This initiative allows new or inexperienced coaches to complete modules in their own time, online, giving team coaches the skills and drills to help them guide the next generation of NZ cricketers.

Participants who complete the online foundation courses then have the opportunity to be involved in practical coach development workshops run by District Associations or respective clubs, working towards earning their NZC Level One Coaching Certificate.

 How to register for the online Foundation Course:

  • Go to http://nzclive.blackcaps.co.nz
  • Click on New Zealand Cricket
  • Click the register button, enter in your chosen user name and password. Your join code is automatically added after you choose your region, from the list 

How to register for the online Advanced Foundation Course:
  • Go to the BLACKCAPS website. Click the Community tab, then Coaches Corner, then Coaching Course and select Advanced Foundation Course
  • Scroll down and press the 'request join code and course costs' button
  • Complete the 'request join code' form (Northern Districts is our region)
  • You will be sent an email within two days, from Northern Districts Cricket, with details
  • Once you have received your join code, go to http://nzclive.blackcaps.co.nz

If you have any questions, at any time, please contact Cliff Dickeson 0274 802 789.