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AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY CRICKET CLUB - DIRECTOR OF COACHING / MEN'S PREMIER TEAM COACH

AUCC is seeking candidates interested in the appointment as its Director of Coaching with the primary role of being coach to the Men’s Premier and Premier Reserve teams (that have practiced together as a squad in the past).

The Club is the second largest cricket club in Auckland and is located at Colin Maiden Park (CMP) on Merton Road, St Johns, Auckland. It has some of Auckland’s best playing and practice facilities including a first-class grass wicket and a grass practice block, as well as artificial nets. The Club is currently involved in developing an indoor training facility at CMP. The Club also has Auckland’s second largest junior playing membership with over 720 junior members.

The Club is seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable head coach with a focus on development, excellent organisation and communication skills as well as extensive playing and/or coaching experience, preferably with a qualification of NZC Level 2 or higher (or overseas equivalent). The Club will also entertain those interested in a player/coach role. The applicant should therefore have experience in coaching at Men’s Premier/Reserve level.

The primary role shall be the Men’s Premier and Premier Reserve’s Teams Coach, but the Club is keen to broaden this role to include overseeing the structure, content, organisation, and roll out of the coaching at the Senior level with other coaches and working with the Club’s Junior Coaching Coordinator and Junior Coaching team at junior levels. Thus, experience as a Cricket Development Officer or as a Junior Coaching Coordinator would be useful together with a knowledge and experience of a quality coaching programme structure.

Applicants must hold a current NZ work visa. If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a covering letter to senior@aucc.co.nz or call Anthony Ireland on 0272168309.

Applications should be made on or before Tuesday 20 July 2020.


EAST COAST BAYS - PREMIER SCORER

East Coast Bays Cricket Club, based on Auckland’s North Shore, are seeking a scorer for their Premier Men’s Team for the 2020/2021 season.

Whilst cricket scoring experience and extensive cricket knowledge would be an advantage, this is not essential. Scoring is performed online on the user friendly CricHQ platform and expert training will be provided if required.

The scorer will receive a daily allowance and will be provided lunch and drinks at home games and most away games.

The season will run from mid-October 2020 to end March 2021, with matches every Saturday excluding a short break over the Christmas/New Year period. A few matches are also played on Sundays and on Wednesday evenings.

Should you be interested, but are unable to commit to all matches, we urge you to still apply, as it is our intention to have back up scorers to assist as required.

Please email Club Chair Rod Schmulian at rod_cricket@xtra.co.nz for further details.


ELLERSLIE CRICKET CLUB - SENIOR CLUB COACHING OPPORTUNITY

ECC currently has over 400 members and is based in a Michaels Avenue, Ellerslie. Its grounds have been recently upgraded by Auckland Council to a high standard. During the redevelopment, 6 new outdoor nets were constructed and open wicket training facilities developed to provide exceptional training facilities. ECC provides outstanding cricket coaching to its junior and senior members via a team of experienced employees and volunteers alike. The club is governed by a Committee consisting of 8 members, each with a very good level of experience and capability. The Senior Club Coach will report directly to the Committee.

ECC is in the process of developing a 5-year strategic plan and requires a Senior Club Coach to champion the execution of several of the strategies and actions as outlined in this plan, for example producing Auckland and Auckland A players, gaining promotion for both Senior A and Premier teams into the next level of competition, Premier Reserve Minor and Tom Hellaby respectively and to foster the transition of junior players into the senior ranks. A copy of the strategic plan is available upon request. We are looking for a Senior Club Coach with a strong cricket background and who is motivated by the exciting opportunity of creating a culture and environment committed to high achievement. The role is primarily responsible for the identification and development of men’s premier and premier reserve level players and will constitute of the following:

  1. ECC Senior Club Coach including coach of the Men’s Premier Team and Senior A Team.

  2. Attendance at all Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday ECC Men’s Premier matches.

  3. Organisation and management of Men’s Premier team practises (Tuesday and Thursday nights).

  4. Selector of Men’s Premier team along with Senior Chairman, Men’s Premier Captain and ECC Player’s

    Representative.

  5. Coach and mentor for senior ECC players and to foster peer review and feedback culture.

  6. Individual senior player coaching as and when required.

  7. Primary contact for Auckland Cricket Association (ACA) on all ECC coaching matters.

  8. Develop transition of ECC junior players into senior teams.

  9. Promote ECC to secondary school players with a view to having them play for ECC once they leave school.

  10. Along with ECC Junior Coaches, assist with the development of junior elite players.

  11. Along with ECC Junior and Female Coaches, oversee all ECC nominations to all Central District teams (years 7 to

    12/13).

At this stage, the finer details of the role will need to be discussed further but as a high level description – To provide pre season and in season coaching to the Premier and Senior A sides as well as providing a high level facilitation to the lower level team(s) in season. Pre season will encapsulate, as a minimum, 8 weeks prior to the beginning of the in season period. In season will encapsulate, start of October to the end of March.

Proposed high level contract conditions and remuneration –

  1. Length of role – 3 years. The continuation of the contract is dependent on providing the services agreed to in the contract and satisfactory completion of the reviews in the next point.

  2. Pre season commitment – 8 weeks of 2 x 3 hour night sessions (location TBA) as well as the required planning and travel times.

  1. In season commitment – Weekly commitment to 2 trainings 5:30pm – 8:00pm and Saturday availability 9:30am – 6:30pm. There will be 3x Wednesday Twenty20 games (5pm-8:30pm) and up to 4 Sunday playing days (9:30am- 6:30pm). Planning and travel times will need to be allowed for by the coach.

  2. Pre-Season, Mid-Season and End of Season reviews. This is intended to be a sanity check for both ECC and the coach to ensure that the relationship remains positive and productive.

  3. Remuneration package – Competitive and dependent on the individual’s credentials with additional playing fees for player coach candidates.

  4. Revenue sharing – For all events organised by the coach which run at a profit, the coach will be entitled to 20% of this profit. Profit is defined as revenue minus operational expenses (such as cost of stock, bar staff, any other set up costs).

  5. Recruitment sharing – For any membership subscriptions which are as a result of the coach’s influence the coach shall be entitled to 10% of any such subscriptions.

Applicants must hold a current NZ work visa. If you are interested in applying please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Milan Jasarevic
Ellerslie Cricket Club Chairman
E: milanjasarevic@hotmail.com M: 0272530729

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