The SWD Cricket Coaching Department will be conducting a number of CSA Accredited Coaching Courses during the cricket off-season.
Interested coaches who meet the requirements as stipulated below must complete a course registration form available on the SWD Website under coaching. Candidates must attend all sessions.
The course are:
Level 1 (evenings) – 15,17,18,22,24 and 25 May in George for Unqualified coaches
Level 1 (afternoon/Saturday) – 8,9 and15 June in Knysna for Unqualified Coaches
Level 2 (full day) – 6,7 and 12 June in Oudtshoorn for Level 1 Coaches
Level 2 (afternoon/Saturday) – 20,21,27,28 July in George for Level 1 Coaches
Level 2 Refresher – 22 and 24 October TBC for Qualified Level 2 Coaches
CSA Requirements for Candidates
Level I Course (Basic Skills – Teaching Cricket to Junior Cricketers)
The minimum age requirement for candidates who wish to register for this particular course, is 18 years. All candidates must write a preliminary test to prove their general cricket knowledge and in order to continue with the Level I course, candidates must attain an 80% pass mark. The duration of the Level I Course is 18 hours The course evaluation consists of a 1-hour written exam as well as a practical coaching assessment.
Level II Course (Intermediate Skills – Coaching Schoolboy and Junior Club Cricketers)
Candidates must be 21 years of age or older to register for the Level II Course.
A candidate must have EITHER:
- a) Held a Revised Level I certificate for at least 12 months; OR b) Be in possession of a pre-2005 Level II coaching certificate; OR c) Played a minimum of 10 representative games at first-class level.
The Level II Course consists of EIGHT 3-hour Modules (24 hours), plus a 1½-hour written paper as well as a 1-hour practical assessment. Successful candidates will qualify for a certificate after successfully completing the course and overall evaluation and logging the required 40-hours practical coaching.
Queries may be directed to Garry Hampson, the Coach Education Manager for SWD Cricket via mail at firstname.lastname@example.org