Education has firmly put WACA on the map with the recently completed Level 2
Advanced Coach accreditation course.
Coaching Cordinator Simon Bowman and co-facilitator Andy Oram, Head Coach at
Wanneroo and former English county professional, combined to provide a three-day intensive course that resonated with
local, regional and international coaches alike.
class players - Tino Matawayo (Zimbabwe), Hammad Ulla Khan (Malaysia) and Noel
Raymond (Global Academies, ICC, Dubai) and the effervescent Victor Musasia
(Texas, formerly Kenya) added a global and developing country theme to a course
that focused on 'How Coaches Coach', progression and regression drills, sports
psychology in cricket and Coach planning and session organisation to an
With five from the last six A-Grade Premiership wins under
their belts Bowman and Oram combined to deliver a course that allowed
candidates to 'think like coaches not players', they 'differentiated between
development and high performance coaching using relevant drills and
progressions', promoted 'thinking cricket skills for coaches and detailed the
art of winning psychology for groups and individuals'.
feedback was received from candidates and the interactive course included
inspirational insight from Scorchers Head Coach Justin Langer and overseas
professional Alfonso Thomas.The silky skills of Michael Johnson (Scarborough
and Worcestershire's first-team keeper) and batting expertise from Claremont
Nedland's Jim Allenby and insight to spin from WACA High Performance spin coach
Michael Goss combined to create a superb learning environment for the visiting