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Senior Head Coach – Job Advertisement
2021-05-11

The Gosnells Cricket Club (GCC) is seeking a new Senior Head Coach to lead the club. The role requires an ability to achieve strong development and high performance outcomes for both individuals and teams. Coaching will apply to the areas of batting, bowling, fielding, mental training, strength & conditioning and strategy.

We are looking for a leader to take the club into a new era of success on and off the field.

The role is suitable for someone who has;

  • Prior experience coaching a senior playing group,
  • Cricket Australia Coaching Level 2 Accreditation or better,
  • Previous (or current) experience playing first grade cricket (Optional).

The Gosnells Cricket Club is in the South East of the Perth Metropolitan Area. The club has played in the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) Premier Cricket Competition since 1987 and has seen significant growth in recent years reaching its Inaugural First Grade Grand Final in 2015/16, and first T20 Grand Final in 2016/2017. The club will have good young talent coming through its Junior playing groups in the coming years, as, in the 2018/2019 season, Gosnells Cricket Club became the first team in WACA Premier Cricket competition history to win both the u15’s and u17’s Grand Finals. The U17s then followed that up in Season 2019/2020 with another flag. A large portion of players from these teams have entered the senior playing group. Further to this, the Gosnells Cricket Club Colts team has played in the Preliminary Finals 4 of the last 5 seasons.

This opportunity comes at an exciting time for Gosnells Cricket Club, with the recent success of our Junior teams, and the completion in 2020 of our Indoor Training Facility (ITF). The ITF presents fantastic opportunities for not only this advertised position, but also use for personal coaching as potentially an additional source of income for the successful applicant. The ITF has facilities that can be used for private and team coaching, including:

  • Fully enclosed facility
  • Full length run-ups for bowling
  • Retractable netting
  • Bowling machines
  • Facilities to conduct strength & conditioning training
  • Facilities to conduct mental training

Remuneration and term will be commensurate to experience. A successful candidate in this role will also have the option to use the Indoor Training Facility as a part of contract negotiations.

Application’s for this position will close 21/5/21 and the Gosnells Cricket Club will announce the successful applicant by 31/5/21. All applications and queries should be directed to Dinesh Burah, Director of Senior Cricket at Gosnells Cricket Club, on either mobile 0416 644 717 or email cricketdburah@gmail.com


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