Canterbury Country Cricket - Coaching and Development officer

Fixed Term (1 September 2014 to 31 March 2015)

Canterbury Country Cricket is seeking applications for the position of Coaching and Development Officer to assist with the development of Club, Secondary School and Primary School Cricket in the Canterbury Country district.

The position presents an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified candidate to assist growing participation and enjoyment of cricket. The role requires leadership, organizational skills, communication skills and the ability to relate to and enthuse all stakeholders in the game.

The position is based at the Canterbury Country Cricket Head Office, Mainpower Oval, Rangiora and will work within the Canterbury Country district. The position will report to the Manager, Coaching and Development of Canterbury Country Cricket 

Key tasks will include:
To promote the game at Club, Secondary School and Primary School levels
To implement and expand Canterbury Country Cricket’s development initiatives
To increase participation levels among players, administrators and volunteers
To manage the transition of players from primary schools to secondary schools and from secondary schools to clubs

A detailed Position Description is available on the Canterbury Country Cricket website or by contacting the Executive Director, Peter Devlin on or 03 313 6300. Applications in writing or email are required by 5:00pm on Friday 15 August 2014. 

Cricket Wellington Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Fixed term 2-year role

Cricket is recognised as New Zealand’s premier summer sport with more than 100,000 people currently playing the game, making it one of the most widely played sports in the country.    

Wellington Firebirds are an elite, professional cricket team representing Cricket Wellington in NZC’s National competitions. The Strength & Conditioning Specialist is an integral part of the High Performance Unit that also includes the Firebird’s Coaches, Captain, Mental Skills Coach, Physiotherapists and High Performance Manager. This group drives the strategic direction and implementation of the Firebird’s High Performance program.

Applications are invited for the position of Regional Strength & Conditioning Specialist for Cricket Wellington’s High Performance program.

In addition, the Wellington Cricket Strength & Conditioning Specialist will work closely with the NZC high performance team to co-ordinate the delivery of strength and conditioning services nationally. 

You will develop athlete performance plans and individualised physical conditioning programs to assist players to achieve personal development goals.

You must have either 2 years’ full time (or 5 years’ part time) experience with a 1st Class, international, professional or elite team, and preferably a post graduate degree in sport and exercise science.  An understanding and appreciation of cricket is essential, as is an intimate knowledge of sporting program development. 

Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to Ashleigh King at  A position description is available on NZC’s website  Applications close on 8 August 2014.

Cricket Wellington: Team Physiotherapist          

New Zealand Cricket is looking for expressions of interest for the role of Team Physiotherapist with the Wellington Cricket men’s team (Firebirds).

The contract is a full-time short-term one from 1st October 2014 through to 14th April 2015 and is based in Wellington, although you will be required to travel with the team for all matches and trainings (home and away).

The Physiotherapist will be expected to
Be available for team training, camps and internal touring schedule. 
Co-ordinate and manage all player treatment and monitoring
Liaise with the Wellington Coaches and Sports Science team over medical and injury issues
Liaise with NZC medical staff and collect data as required for their injury surveillance requirements
Input data into the NZC Athlete Management System database 

The ideal applicant will
Be a NZ-registered physiotherapist , preferably with a post-graduate physiotherapy qualification
Have a good knowledge of Strength and Conditioning programmes, preferably with experience and/or qualifications in this field. 
Have previous experience working with sporting organisations or teams (preferably cricket)
Have strong administrative and organisational skills

If you have an interest in cricket, are a good team player, and are ambitious to work in a vibrant new management team with some of NZ’s leading International Players, please email your CV and covering letter to Applications close on July 25th

Auckland Cricket - Cricket Competitions Assistant

Reports To: Cricket Competitions Administrator
Appointment:Full Time, 9 months.
Experience: No specific experience required, but a knowledge of cricket and competition management systems would be useful.
Responsibility: To provide assistance to the Cricket Competitions Administrator with regard to club and school cricket competitions. This will include providing assistance with managing team entries; production of draws; allocation of grounds and general operations of ACA’s and College Sport’s online competition management system. Act as the first point of contact for secondary schools cricket.

Overview and Job Description

The Cricket Competitions Administrator is pitched at a ‘junior’ level. It is a full time contracted position for 9 months of the year, July 2014 to April 2015. It includes working on Saturdays from 7am until 2pm during the cricket season.

The core requirement of this position is to assist with the effective administration all senior, youth and junior club and school cricket competitions run by Auckland Cricket which includes processing team entries, the production of draws, allocation of grounds and the effective communication of any ground changes, cancellations and defaults. 

For both school and club competitions, the position has the responsibility of managing the relevant online competition management system, ensuring match results and points tables are accurate and up-to-date as well as providing other administrative support to the Cricket Competitions  Administrator.  

Due to the timing of club and school cricket, some Saturday work will be a key component of the role during the cricket season. Communicating with a range of club and school personnel on a Saturday is an essential element to this position and a key to it being successfully carried out.

Key Position Responsibilities


Assist the Cricket Competitions Administrator in all operational matters relating to Senior, Youth and Junior club and school cricket. 

Be the first point of contact for all secondary school cricket.

During the Cricket Season

1. Build strong working relationships with all key secondary school cricket conveners and coaches.
2. Assist the ‘Competitions Administrator’ and ensure schools and club cricket is effectively delivered with regard to draws; ground allocations and competition entry.
3.Organisation and allocation, in coordination with the Competitions Administrator, of all senior, youth and junior cricket grade entries for club and school.
4.Assist with the preparation and distribution (to website, schools and clubs) of competition draws and ground allocations via Auckland Cricket’s online competition management system and the College Sport system.
5.Ensure that results and points tables are accurate and up-to-date for school and club competitions.
6.Responsibility for keeping appropriate records from captains and umpires reports that are relevant to the end of season prize giving.
7.Compile a weekly report of outstanding results from clubs and school games.
8.Edit, update and recreate accurate scorecards as directed by the Competitions Administrator.
9.Communication with contractors regarding seasonal and weekly ground usage and requirements.
10.Production of a weekly schools media report during the school cricket season.
11.Act as secretary at all schools cricket meetings.
12.Organise the secondary schools prize giving.
13.Responsibility for Saturday morning cancellations and ground changes, ensuring   these are effectively communicated prior to 7:30 am for morning grades and prior to 10:00am for afternoon grades.
14.Project work as directed by the Cricket Competitions Administrator.

Outside of the cricket season

1.Assist with the organisation of the Club Cricket Prizegiving event.
2.Collate statistical information to find the award winners for the Club Cricket Prizegiving as required.
3.Assist in the production of the Club Handbook and Junior Leagues Handbook.
4.Project work as directed by the Competitions Administrator.

To apply or for further information, please contact Kath Geaney - or (09) 815 4834. 

Applications close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 16 July.

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