At Canterbury Cricket and Mid Canterbury Cricket we value integrity, respect and courage and have enormous pride and passion for the colours that have been worn by our cricketers for over 100 years.

In line with our vision, we are seeking candidates for this full time role to be based in Ashburton reporting to the board of Mid Canterbury Cricket.

This is a new role within a restructured Mid Canterbury Cricket organisation and provides a wonderful opportunity for a self motivated, energetic, skillful cricket technician. Full time roles do not readily become available in cricket and roles such as this with variety and the opportunity to make a significant difference to thousands of cricketers are few and far between.

This role will be empowered to lead and achieve an exciting cricket plan developed by Mid Canterbury Cricket and will have the responsibility to oversee and lead the delivery of cricket in Mid Canterbury.

The main part of the role is to support a cluster of primary schools, secondary schools and clubs in developing support structures to ensure that the game continues to grow. In addition to this the role will also lead and deliver where appropriate the high performance programme for the District including the Hawke Cup representative side.

In order to fulfill the vision and responsibilities of this role, candidates must possess the following attributes and experience.

  • Past involvement with community cricket and the development of elite cricketers
  • Strong professional ethics
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • At the very minimum a NZC Level 1 coaching qualification or overseas equivalent
    • Be eligible to work in New Zealand

Applications for this role close on Friday 6th September, 2013.  Applications must be made by email to Mike Southby, Chairman of Mid Canterbury Cricket at and Richard Hayward, Director of Amateur Cricket at Canterbury Cricket at

The applications must include a covering letter and show that you possess the attributes, skills and experience detailed above.

Initial enquiries are available by phoning Richard Hayward on +64 3 366 3003 and a full job description is available by visiting or upon request from Richard.

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