Cricket Australia Coaching


Cricket Australia High-Performance Coach Accreditation Program 2022/23

31 January 2022

Applications are now open for the High-Performance Coach Accreditation Program.


The High-Performance Coaching Program is accredited by Cricket Australia and is a nationally recognised coaching course. It provides the foundation for any coach working in high-performance cricket. Successful candidates are supported by their respective State and Territory Associations as well as Cricket Australia coach educators throughout the duration of the program.


The program is facilitated over a 12-month period via a blended-learning format. The program commences in April 2022 and includes three intensive learning phases (1x online series and 2x residentials) between April and August 2022. Coaches will also be required to complete a research project throughout the duration of the program.


To allow for more tailored and personalised learning experience for the candidate coaches, only limited spots are available.




Pre-requisites and criteria for application


  • Cricket Australia Representative Coaching Accreditation (for a minimum of 12 months);

  • Current Working With Children Check relevant to State / Territory law;

  • Currently coaching in one of the following:

  • National High-Performance programs/teams;

  • State and Territory programs/teams;

  • Currently coaching athletes at State Senior and/or State Youth level;

  • Minimum of 12 months' experience coaching the above;

  • Evidence of relevant continuing professional development.


  • Current First Aid qualifications (HLTAID003);

  • Current CPR qualifications (HLTAID001);


Program Fee

The program fee is $6,000 (GST incl.) to be paid in full. Candidates may be eligible for a subsidy from Cricket Australia, their State and Territory based on their coaching position, or from the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA).




Please submit your completed application and cover letter addressing the selection criteria via our Learning Management System (LMS) with this link. Please ensure you follow these instructions - Applying for HP Coaching Program to ensure you submit your application correctly. 


Please ensure you are a registered coach prior to clicking on the link. If you need to register visit


The Coach Development team at Cricket Australia will confirm successful applicants with invitations to attend and notification to those who are unsuccessful.


For further details about the High-Performance Coaching Program or applications, please get in touch via email:


Applications close February 14TH, 2022.