Cricket Australia Coaching


The Cricket Australia High Performance Coaching Program is Australia’s flagship coach education program.

The program is facilitated over a 12-month period via a blended-learning format, including online lectures, two residential blocks, practical assessments, and mentoring. Participants also complete a research project throughout the duration of the program.

Successful applicants are likely to be active coaches that have completed the Representative Coach Accreditation Course or its equivalent, who:

  • Have significant coaching experience;
  • Coach within state or territory associations;
  • Work with athletes competing at Senior level or youth state level.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Coach as Educator
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health and Well-being
  • Advanced Skill Acquisition
  • Programming and Planning
  • Player Development
  • Game Strategy
  • Communication/ Stakeholder Management
  • Information Management
  • Professional Development


Acceptance into the program is by invitation only.