LEVEL 3 Certification

Learn the art of coaching with our 11 module course, which will provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills to help your players thrive!

Sign up | $900

The CoachED LEVEL 3 Certification Online Course will take your cricket coaching to the next level.

Compiled by world renowned cricket coach Gary Kirsten, and facilitated by the best CoachED ELITE Coaches, the Global Level 3 course is fully online and uses state of the art digital tools to engage a limited cohort of 50 coaches in an intense 8-week course, which takes place 5 times a year.


Applications close on 19th JULY 2022. Space is limited.

Who is this course for?

coachED level 3 certification


Course Includes:

  • Next cohort starts 25th July 2022
  • Intimate learning experience and personal mentorships
  • 8-Week intensive online course
  • Cohort intake limited to 50
  • Coaches, mentors 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 for peer to peer learning and collaboration
  • Certificate of completion endorsed by Gary Kirsten
  • English
Sign up | $900


Tell me MORE!

You will be guided through the course with live webinars with Gary Kirsten and one-on-one mentoring sessions with the best CoachED ELITE Coaches. The course includes assignments, interactions, group discussions, and face-to-face video calls which are entirely facilitated online.

The CoachED LEVEL 3 Certification is created to provide you, the aspiring professional coach, the ability to access and enhance your cricket knowledge from the best players and coaches in the world. It will certainly improve how you communicate and connect with the your players and the systems around them as a result growing your players, inspiring your teams and leading your systems to better performance.

The Global LEVEL 3 Certification is run by Gary Kirsten and the CoachED team. Admission is limited to 50 candidates per cohort.

Is it for ME?

The CoachED LEVEL 3 Certification is for coaches from all over the world wanting to sharpen their thinking and add more skills to their coaching toolkits. It is for cricket coaches wanting access to advanced information and skill sets. The CoachED LEVEL 3 Certification curriculum uses a blend of theory and applied learning based on your experience combined with newly acquired information with the aim to produce a knowledgeable, holistic and highly capable professional coach.

The course fee can be paid by you, your organisation or sponsors.

What's in the PROGRAM?

Example of the LEVEL 3 Certification 8 week program

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

Introduction and Orientation

Webinar with Gary Kirsten

Week 1:

  • Modules to be released: (These must be completed by end of week 4 to progress)
    • Player Performance Management
    • Batting
    • Fielding
    • Season Management (Game debrief / Session Plan assignment)
    • Tactical
  • Dissertation Assignment to Start
  • Discussion forums to begin

Week 2:

  • Webinar with Gary Kirsten: Touch base with Q and A as well as explain dissertation and expectations
  • Mentor sessions with ELITE coaches setup and confirmed

Week 3:

  • Mentor sessions with Elite coaches to be conducted
  • Discussion forums interaction

Week 4:

  • Dissertation draft 1 to be handed in
  • Batting Analysis assignment to be handed in
  • Season Management assignment to be handed in
  • Communication on next 4 weeks to be sent out

Week 5:

  • Modules to be released:
    • Wicket Keeping
    • Leadership and Captaincy
    • Physical
    • Bowling (Group Assignment Analysis released)
    • Mental (Model Assignment released)
  • Discussion forum with question(s) for these modules to open up

Week 6:

  • Webinar with Gary Kirsten: Question and Answer session

Week 7:

  • 2nd Mentor sessions with Elite coaches to be conducted

Week 8:

  • Dissertation – Final Draft to be handed in
  • Bowling Analysis assignment to be handed in
  • Mental assignment to be handed in
  • Communication on Graduation sent out
What else do I get ACCESS to?
  • The full CoachED Library plus additional content
  • The Accreditation Examinations plus additional Assignments
  • Group Discussion Forums
  • Live Mentorship Sessions
  • All the Live and Recorded Changeroom Chat Webinars
  • Plus more …

CoachED LEVEL 3 Certification requires approximately 4 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 examinations and assignments and all need to be completed by the closing date of the course in order to be qualified for marking.

Modules Covered

01 Batting

Batting is an intricate skill which takes years to master.

Batsman face technical, mental and tactical demands which all have an effect on performance. Coaching batting requires a deep understanding in the linking of principles, methods and strategies in order to put runs on the board. This holistic module provides information to comprehend this complex element and simplify it for players and coaches alike. In addition to the various shots, this wide-ranging module also includes error detection and drills as well as game sense strategies to compliment a full array of batsman skillset.
02 Bowling

World class bowlers have an ability to control the ball and the game.

To be an effective bowler one needs to understand the dynamics of technique and tactics. From pace bowlers to spinners, this module offers details from the basic actions to variations and field settings. A coach will not only be equipped with ways to detect errors precisely but also methods to remedy these with appropriate drill work to improve performance. With a thorough and holistic view this module provides an expert account into the art and science of bowling.
03 Fielding

Fielding has evolved in recent years and more emphasis is being placed on this aspect of the game.

Both players and Coaches are recognizing the importance of an improved fielding standard and the details in the technique needed to execute a high level. A high level of understanding of ground fielding, throwing and catching needs to be present in any coach’s toolkit. The content and manner in which one conducts fielding sessions can increase performance and bring value to individual players and benefit the team as a whole.
04 Leadership & Captaincy

Coaching is a significant responsibility.

This requires a diverse set of skills and understanding of team culture, communication and providing direction and leadership. The ability to manage captains, players, stakeholders and support staff all play a pivotal role in a team’s success. Effective coaches lead individuals and teams towards a vision which optimizes their potential.
05 Mental

Cricket is a unique sport in regards to the mental game.

The duration of the match, intervals of intensity as well as the relationship with failure all provide complexities in the mind. Quality information regarding this topic is guarded and misunderstood. By preparing players mentally, coaches can give them the best chance of success as a team and individuals. By using these tried and tested methods and models coaches will improve their ability to facilitate learning and understand their players to aid in concentration and managing pressure associated with performance.
06 Player Performance Management

Managing players is a vital skill for a coach to possess.

Each individual is different, but all fit within the team. Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of a player and his role within a team is important to improve performance. Knowing when and how to intervene and communicate is often what makes the difference in the players performing on the field. There are many internal and external influences on a player’s performance. These can range across a spectrum of topics and are important for a coach to be aware of.
07 Physical

The physical aspect of the game emphasises the importance of the kinetic chain to execute the skills needed in cricket.

In the modern game, players and coaches have placed an increased focus on athletic ability in order to seek a competitive advantage. Strength and conditioning, nutrition and recovery are all elements which must be considered when having a holistic view on a players’ development. This module not only provides methods for assessing physical conditioning but also solutions to improve players performance and reduce the risk of injury.
08 Season Management

All Coaches need to have an ability to manage sessions as well as teams throughout the season.

This module dives into great detail on the considerations to take into account to manage different age groups in various sessions and the correct time to do this along the player performance timeline.
09 Tactical

Cricketing skill needs a diverse combination of technical and physical skills …

but in order for them to be effective both players and coaches need to take tactical considerations of the game into account. With a large degree of variability in cricket, often the conditions, situations and formats which one is faced with change from day to day. It is thus imperative to have a good understanding of these to provide solutions and improve performance. In this interactive module, we take an in depth look into managing these variables with excellence.
10 Wicket Keeping

The wicket keeper is a vital position in a cricket team.

In order to be a proficient wicket keeper one needs to have a fluid coordination of movement which requires great ability and learning. understanding of the nuances of technique and tactics. Performance of a wicket keeper can determine the result of the game and thus emphasis must be placed on this skill. This module takes an in depth look into the challenges these players face and provides insights into the nuances of technique and tactics needed to perform with the gloves.

“Best coaching course I’ve done by far! The attention to detail on latest trends as well as access to the best coaches in the world is unparalleled.”

Siegfried Dorfling | LEVEL 3 Graduate

“Valuable investment in my future. I enjoyed having access to great coaches and players from around the world plus the fact that you’ve got a mentor guiding you, makes this a great experience.”

Christo Jacobs | LEVEL 3 Graduate

“It was a wonderful experience. It was intense and you had to work for your marks. I learnt alot about myself and the role of the coach in our great game. I love being tested and I feel the CoachED Team did that. I proved some things to myself.”

Tom Anderson | LEVEL 3 Graduate

“I enjoyed the holistic and positive approach from the CoachED Team towards my learnings of coaching. It’s been nothing but encouragementand has re-ignited an inner flame to keep self learning this beautiful game we love. I was able to voice my opinions of coaching and was guided through great feedback in how to improve.”

Doug Yates | LEVEL 3 Graduate

CoachED LEVEL 3 Certification Course