South Canterbury Cricket employs a fulltime Community Cricket Development Officer. He continues his success in the schools by arranging coaching sessions for both teachers and parents in an effort to make sure that cricket is continued in the schools.
Many primary schools have developed their own Milo Trophy competitions which gives children who do not play weekend cricket the opportunity to play the game.
Cricket in South Canterbury now has access to top facilities with the building of the Graeme Blanchard Cricket Centre where the indoor nets and facilities allow cricketers to practice all year round.
The centre can be hired for use by clubs schools or teams, so to find out morecontact South Canterbury Cricket.
If you have any questions regarding coaching and development programmes, or would like assistance establishing them, then contact Gilky to see how he can help.
South Canterbury Cricket offers One to One or Group Coaching opportunities for players of all ages and capabilities. Sessions are run at the Graeme Blanchard Centre by Qualified Cricket Coaches.
Video analysis is also available.
For information on times, prices and bookings please ring the office on 03 686 3377.
Courses to help coach the coaches are held regularly in South Canterbury, so do not hesitate to contact the office for details of the next course. This is your opportunity to upskill your own knowledge and improve your confidence when looking after a Saturday morning or afternoon team.
Indoor Coaching & Development Programmes
Below you can see some photos of young cricketers going through their paces in the indoor nets practicing batting, bowling and fielding all under cover.
Online Coaching & Foundation Coaching Courses
New Zealand Cricket offer a number of coaching courses which can get you underway or upskill you on your coaching journey: