Wednesday, 12 October 2011

CA to certify coaches to impart Cricket Education Programme

Mumbai, Oct 12 (UNI) Cricket India Academy, in conjunction Cricket Australia and Fourth Dimension International, will train, assess and certify coaches through the Cricket India Academy Coach Induction Programme at Kohinoor City in the eastern suburb of Kurla. The programme focuses on theory and practical cricket coaching sessions and will be conducted by expert Cricket Australia Coach Educators to blend Indian cricket skills and knowledge with modern coaching techniques and methodologies. Coaches from Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Jaipur, Baroda and Ahmedebad have been selected for the intensive training programme and will be given specific training on the delivery of Cricket Education Programme, its methodologies and content and its application to the next generation of aspiring young cricketers, it was announced at a media conference here today. Cricket Australia Level 3 coaches and expert Coach Educators Brody Grogan, Tom Evans and Jason Mathers will run the programme and share their vast experience of coach training in Australia and also internationally. Former Indian cricketer and Cricket India Academy Coach Director Pravin Amre will also be involved in the training as well as the ongoing development of coaches. The Cricket Education Programme is focused to develop quality cricketers and people. This training programme is a great opportunity for the coaches to come together and be trained to use the innovative methodologies to fast track the development of their participants, said Queenslander Brody Grogan. ''I have been very impressed by the knowledge and passion of the coaches and look forward to them implementing a quality cricket programme in Indian schools,'' he added. Addressing the coaches at the beginning of the programme, Martin Gleeson, chief executive of Sports Education Development India Limited, said the Coach Induction Programme is a corner stone of the Cricket Education Programme, as it brings together Indian coaches with their knowledge and experience and combines it with the latest coach methodology and teaching techniques. Cricket India Academy invests heavily in the training and development of their coaches to ensure high quality training programme for participants.

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