CoachED ELITE Accreditation

Take the next step and invest in your professional cricket coaching career.

The CoachED Elite Accreditation is an exclusive online cricket coaching course. Compiled and conducted by world renowned cricket coach Gary Kirsten, the CoachED ELITE Accreditation is fully online and uses state of the art digital tools to engage a limited cohort of 20 coaches in an intense 12 week course which takes place 3 times a year.

ELITE Cohort May 2021 is FULL

Next cohort starts 13 SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration closes 25th June 2021. Space is limited.


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Course Overview

  • Intimate learning experience and personal mentorship with Gary Kirsten
  • 12-Week intensive course done completely online
  • Coaches and attendees from across the world
  • Examinations and Assignments to put knowledge into practice
  • Access to resources, workshops & live sessions from the world’s best players & coaches
  • Team interactions every week for peer to peer learning and collaboration

What will I Learn?

  • To formulate your unique coaching philosophy
  • Plan, organize and run effective training sessions
  • Create and lead a high performing team culture
  • Modern techniques and methods across all the formats and skills
  • Set up and execute winning team strategies
  • Manage players and stakeholders within your team
  • Communicate and connect with players more effectively
  • Analyse and coach individual players to improved performance
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The ELITE Accreditation full course package includes access to the Library and Accreditation Examinations.

Tell me MORE!

Coaches are guided through the course which includes one-on-one mentoring sessions with Gary Kirsten. Elite Examinations are completed throughout the course and are marked by Gary himself with personal feedback given to each attendee. Individual and group assignments throughout the course allow you to network, connect and learn from other coaches on the course which provides excellent peer to peer learning. The program provides regular interactions, group discussions, and face-to-face video calls which is entirely based online.

Gary Kirsten and the CoachED Team created the CoachED Elite Accreditation to provide aspiring professional coaches the ability to enhance their cricket knowledge from the best players and coaches in the world and improve how they communicate and connect with the players and systems around them.

We believe that every coach should be allowed access to the full spectrum of cricket knowledge, to be able give their individuals and team the tools to level up. To grow their players, inspire their teams and lead their systems to better performance.

The Accreditation is run by Gary Kirsten and the CoachED team. Admission is by application only. Apply now!

Is it for ME?

The CoachED Elite Accreditation is for professional coaches from all over the world wanting to sharpen their thinking and add more skills to their coaching toolkits. It is those wanting access to advanced information and accreditation. It is for doers, it is for those who want to make a difference for the players and people around them through the game of cricket

The CoachED Elite Accreditation curriculum uses a blend of theory and applied learning based on your experience combined with newly acquired knowledge with the aim to produce a knowledgeable, holistic and highly capable professional coach.

If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply.

Previous attendees of the course include:

  • Cricket directors
  • International specialist coaches
  • T20 franchise coaches
  • Provincial and franchise first-class coaches
  • Provincial age group coaches
  • Recently retired international and first class cricketers
  • Top club, school and academy head coaches.

The course fee can be paid by you, your organisation or sponsors with payment plans available.

Admission is selective. We prioritise two things:

  1. Your professional achievements
  2. Your curious attitude and motivation to upgrade your skills.

During the CoachED Elite Accreditation, not only do you learn from the best but also with the best creating a community that will challenge, amplify and reward excellence.

What's in the PROGRAM?

Example of the first 6 weeks of the 12 week Elite Program

Guest speakers for upcoming intakes may vary, depending on their availability and skill sets.

Introduction and Welcome

Webinar with Gary Kirsten: Time: 12h30 – 13h30

Week 1:

  • Module: Player Performance Management
  • Webinar: Thursday
  • Assignment: All

Week 2:

  • Module: Batting Module (1) – Trent Woodhill
  • Webinar: Thursday (Faf Du Plessis)
  • Assignment: Group 1 and Group 2

Week 3:

  • Module: Batting Module (2)
  • Webinar: Thursday (David Miller)
  • Assignment: Group 3 and Group 4

Week 4:

  • Module: Leadership and Captaincy Module (Andy Flower)
  • Webinar: Thursday (Graeme Smith)
  • Assignment: All

Week 5:

  • Module: Wicket Keeping
  • Webinar: Thursday (Dane Vilas)
  • Assignment: Group 2

Week 6:

  • Module: Season Management (Rob Walter)
  • Webinar: Thursday (Justin Langer)
  • Assignment: Group 3

CoachED ELITE Accreditation requires approximately 5 hours per week in order to extract the most value from the course. All “live” sessions are recorded for future reference later, if there is a clash in your schedule or time zone, you can catch up. There are deadlines for the submission of individual and group assignments and all Elite examinations need to be completed by the closing date of the course in order to be qualified for marking.

CoachED ELITE Alumni

Celebrating the graduates of the CoachED ELITE Course!

  NameELITE CohortAchievement

Mike SmithCEA2ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Gareth FluskCEA3ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Warren KirstenCEA2ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Maarten MolenaarCEA3ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Justin SammonsCEA2ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Imraan KhanCEA2ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Stephen CookCEA1ELITE Graduate
900 Club

James HilditchCEA1ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Ryan Ten DoeschateCEA3ELITE Graduate
900 Club

Mark CharltonCEA1ELITE Graduate

Carl BradfieldCEA1ELITE Graduate

Murray RangerCEA1ELITE Graduate

James Cameron DowCEA3ELITE Graduate

Scott JacksonCEA2ELITE Graduate

Garreth Von HoesslinCEA1ELITE Graduate

Chris NashCEA1ELITE Graduate

Adam MilesCEA1ELITE Graduate

Gavin KaplanCEA2ELITE Graduate

Ryan HelbrechtCEA2ELITE Graduate

Justin KempCEA3ELITE Graduate

Callum AppleyardCEA2ELITE Graduate

Gerhard OosthuizenCEA3ELITE Graduate

JP DuminyCEA2ELITE Graduate

Claire TerblancheCEA1ELITE Graduate

Ross Van BuurenCEA3ELITE Graduate

George WienekusCEA2ELITE Graduate

Dinesha DevnerainCEA1ELITE Graduate

Husain BadatCEA1ELITE Graduate

Frances SullivanCEA2ELITE Graduate

Paul EdgellerCEA3ELITE Graduate

Derek MitchellCEA1ELITE Graduate

Rudolph BuysCEA2ELITE Graduate

Andrew BirchCEA1ELITE Graduate

Thabang KumaloCEA3ELITE Graduate

Rob Sholto DouglasCEA1ELITE Graduate

Ryan DeweyCEA2ELITE Graduate

Stephan MyburghCEA3ELITE Graduate

Abre VollgraaffCEA3ELITE Graduate

Murray SpenceCEA2ELITE Graduate

Liam TuckerCEA3ELITE Graduate

Ian HoptonCEA3ELITE Graduate

Paddy SteytlerCEA2ELITE Graduate

Kholikile MatkincaCEA1ELITE Graduate

Sravan DhulipalaCEA2ELITE Graduate

Martelize Van Der MerweCEA3ELITE Graduate

Alok SinghCEA3ELITE Graduate

Alex BarrowCEA1ELITE Graduate

Curtly DieselCEA1ELITE Graduate

Mthokozisi SheziCEA2ELITE Graduate

Vuyani ParafiniCEA2ELITE Graduate

Keenan MitchellCEA3ELITE Graduate

George SamuelCEA2ELITE Graduate

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Cohort MAY 2021 is FULL

Next cohort starts 13th SEPTEMBER 2021. Registration closes 25th June 2021. Space is limited.