Coaching | Overview

For more information on the Coaching Pathway please CLICK HERE
 
Coaching Development
The Western Australian Cricket Association plays an integral role in the development of cricketers and coaches within Western Australian cricket. The WACA provides a variety of coaching courses and programs to the cricket fraternity of Western Australia.

The WACA conducts Cricket Australia endorsed courses, which are delivered centrally (at the WACA), in metropolitan zones and in country regions.

Introduction to Cricket Online: 
For information about the Introduction to Cricket Online please CLICK HERE.
 
Community Coach (Level 1) Accreditation
For information on Community Coach Accreditation, please CLICK HERE.

Upcoming Metropolitan Community Coach Accreditation:

Details on how to enrol for the upcoming Community Coach (Level 1) Courses are as follows.

Please ensure that you have fulfilled the course prerequisites by registering with Cricket Coaches Australia at the following link http://coaches.cricket.com.au/introduction and completing the Introduction to Cricket online course and then register for your desired Level 1 Coaching Course below:

 
District Contact Venue Dates & Time
Register
Northern Suburbs
Brian Shields
0433 509 591
brian.shields@waca.com.au
Kingsley Woodvale JCC
6th & 13th of October 2014, 5.30pm-8.30pm
Register Now
SW Metro
Greg Turner
0433 273 097
greg.turner@waca.com.au
Murdoch Playing Field
19th October 2014
1pm - 6:30pm
Register Now
Western Suburbs
Casey Haw
0414 274 935
casey.haw@waca.com.au
Whitfords JCCMcDonald ReserveForrest Road, Padbury
Monday
20 October
6:30pm-9:30pm
Monday
27 October
6:30pm-9:30pm
Register Now
Peel Region
Aimee White
0411 056 578
aimee.white@waca.com.au
Lark Hill Sports Complex
5th of October 2014, 9.00am - 2.30pm
Register Now
SE Metro
Jake Snadden
0419 938 669
jake.snadden@waca.com.au
Fletcher Park
Sunday 12 October 2014
8:30am-2pm
Register Now
Midland Guildford
Matt Neves
0419 856 482
matt.neves@waca.com.au
Lilac Hill Indoor Centre 15th & 22nd of September 2014, 6.00pm-8.45pm Register Now
Eastern Suburbs
Sam Devine
0411 056 598
sam.devine@waca.com.au
John Forrest SHS
12th October 2014
12:30-6:00pm
Register Now
Female Level 1
Jamie Lamont
0411 056 594
jamie.lamont@waca.com.au
WACA Ground 5th & 19th of November 2014, 6:00-9:00pm Register Now
Regional Coaching Accreditation's:

Prior to registering online, please contact your respective Regional Cricket Officer (details below) to inform them of your interest in undertaking the course. 

Regional Contact Venue Level 1 Register
Wheatbelt Paul Reid paul.reid@waca.com.au Clayton Rd Oval, Narrogin 25th of October 9:30am – 3:30pm Register Now
Goldfields Matt Cowie matt.cowie@waca.com.au
Esperance Oval Clubrooms 19th of October, 2pm - 6pm  Register Now
Hannans CC 12th of October, 1pm -7pm Register Now
Great Southern Ross Stephen ross.stephen@waca.com.au Albany Sports Centre 12th of October, 1pm-7pm Register Now
Mid West Steven Broberg steven.broberg@waca.com.au Department of Sport and Recreation 21st of September Register Now
South West Orazio Santalucia orazio.santalucia@waca.com.au Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School Allen Rd, Gelorup (Palmer Oval) Sunday
19 October
10am – 4pm
Register Now
 
Community Coaching Workshops:
The workshops are designed to provide community coaches and representative coaches with an extended repertoire of skills, drills and games to assist with coaching their teams.

This is an interactive session where coaches will have the opportunity to practice drills & games whilst receiving feedback on how to best deliver these key messages.

District To Register Please Email: Topic Location Date Time
Northern Suburbs Bowling  Wanneroo DCC, Kingsway Rserve 29/10/14 4.30-6.30pm
Batting Joondalup DCC, Iluka Sports Complex 10/12/14 4.30-6.30pm
Fielding Whitfords JCC, MacDonalds Reserve 11/2/15 4.30-6.30pm
SW Metro Batting Melville DCC, Tompkins Park  26/11/14  5.00-7.00pm
Bowling Fremantle DCC, Stevens Reserve 17/12/14 5.00-7.00pm
Fielding Junior Cricket Club (TBC) 11/2/15 TBC
Western Suburbs Pace Bowling Scarborough DCC, Abbott Park 17/11/14 5.00-7.00pm
Batting TBC 15/12/14 5.00-7.00pm
Peel Region Batting Lark Hill Sports Complex 10/11/14 5.00-7.00pm
Pace & Spin Bowling Lark Hill Sports Complex 16/2/15 5.00-7.00pm
SE Metro Batting Fletcher Park
20/10/14
5.00-7.00pm
Bowling Sutherland Park 18/11/14
Keeping/Fielding 9/12/2014
Midland Guildford Batting Lilac Hill Indoor Centre 3/11/14 6.30-8.30pm
Bowling Lilac Hill Indoor Centre 1/12/14 6.30-8.30pm
Eastern Suburbs Batting Breckler Park, Dianella 17/11/2014 5.30-7.30pm 
Bowling Hillcrest Reserve, Bayswater 8/12/2014 5.30-7.30pm 
Representative Coach (Level 2) Accreditation
Course Dates for 2014: July 2015
Venue: WACA Ground
Cost: $TBC
Enrol By: TBC 
Please Note: The course will include compulsory attendance at 3 High Performance Workshops throughout the 2014/15 season.

For information about Representative Coach Accreditation, please CLICK HERE.
For a Level 2 Accreditation Form 2014, CLICK HERE

Should your application be successful, an invitation to attend the course will be extended to you. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified after the closing date. Successful applicants will then need to complete their course payment before being able to commence the course.

Should you have any inquiries please contact:
Chris Brabazon | Coach Development Coordinator
Email: chris.brabazon@waca.com.au
Phone: 9265 7219 | Mobile: 0430 770 807

To apply, please download the application form for the specific course. Complete the form and please include all of the relevant prerequisites that are required and send through to the relevant contact (this will all be found on the application form). If you require any additional information, please contact your local Cricket Officer.
  
High Performance Workshops
These workshops are designed to provide professional development opportunities to key stakeholders in the talented player pathway. Only coaches who have achieved Representative Coach (Level 2) Accreditation are eligble to attend these workshops.
Contact Venue Date
Time
RSVP
Workshops
Chris Brabazon                   0430 770 807 chris.brabazon@waca.com.au




 
Cricket Australia High Performance (Level Three) Coaching Accreditation
For information on the CA High Performance Coaching Accreditation please CLICK HERE
 
Coaching Opportunities

Western Suburbs Cricket Club is seeking a player/ coach to oversee the overall training program and to be part of the 1st XI on match days. Specific tasks would involve the running of trainings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at our new training facility, direct assistant coaches, and work with the 1st XI captain to provide direction and leadership. The ideal candidate would have playing experience in higher district cricket and is now looking to get into coaching. This position will give the succesful candidate the opportunity to be the Head Coach of a very large club (13 senior teams) that is looking to turn a young playing list into on field success.
Enquiries to Michael Davis 0424 690 896 or westernsuburbscc@gmail.com

Female Senior Coach:
Rockingham Mandurah District CC is looking for a dynamic and motivated level 2 Coach, willing and passionate to coach female cricket.
Training is Thursday evenings with possible involvement from the U18s side. There will be assistance by Aimee White (Level 2) and Ben Mculloch throughout the season as well.
We are looking at specific skill development and individual assistance for each player, building team comradely, team's skill and tactics for game day.
For more information please contact: Director of Female Cricket, Gary Crocetta