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NT Cricket provides professional development opportunities and upskilling workshops to ensure coaches are up to date with current philosophies and coaching skills. 

Coach education is vital to ensure coaches engage relevant and current tools to deliver a positive cricket experience to players and their parents. Cricket Australia has developed a comprehensive coach education program designed to assist coaches working with cricketers at all levels and NT Cricket conducts coach accreditation courses throughout the year. There are four levels of coaching courses available outlined here.


Level 1

NT Cricket are conducting two Community Coaching Courses in Darwin during March.

Community Coaching Course: Saturday 12 March, 2022
Women's only Coaching Course: Saturday 19 March, 2022 

These coaching courses are free and available to the Darwin cricket community.

To register for this course you need to have registered online with Cricket Australia ( and completed this form below.

Once you have registered online, you will then need to complete the Introduction to Coaching course (7 short, online modules) by Monday 10 March 2022.

*Note: You will not be able to take part in either of the face-to-face sessions if you have not completed the online Introduction to Coaching course.

Course information
DXC Arena, NT Cricket Marrara
Saturday 12 March 2022
9am - 12pm

DXC Arena, NT Cricket Marrara
Saturday 19 March 2022
9am - 12pm



Level 2

NT Cricket are conducting a Level 2 Representative Coaching Course.

The course will be held online allowing Level 1 coaches from across the Territory to actively participate and achieve their Level 2 Accreditation. 

To register for this course you need to be a current LEVEL 1 ACCREDITED COACH and have completed the online learning which can be found here: (Select COURSES in the righthand side panel > select EXPLORE COURSES > select ADVANCED COACHING MODULES)

 You will then need to complete the Advanced Coaching Modules by Monday 2 May 2022 to be eligible to take part in the Level 2 course. 

The Level 2 course will be held over seven Monday nights from 6pm - 8pm. 
*Note: Session times may vary depending on the content. 

Participants will need access to a device with a camera and stable internet connection and be provided with a weekly link to access the sessions. 

Session 1: Monday 9 May
Session 2: Monday 16 May
Session 3: Monday 23 May
Session 4: Monday 30 May
Session 5: Monday 6 June
Session 6: Monday 13 June 
Session 7: Monday 7 June

Cost: TBA


For more information or if you have trouble registering online please contact NT Cricket Pathways Specialist Megan White at



Community Coach (Level 1)

The Community Coach Accreditation course is aimed at coaches and volunteers who work with under-age level cricketers or community cricket club players. It is also an ideal course for teachers who want to grow cricket within their school environment. 

The course gives coaches the confidence to provide a positive and engaging environment where players have fun, develop skills, compete and have success and covers:

  • Coach Approach – develop an understanding of the Australian Way philosophy and where players fit on the National Player Pathway
  • Scoring Runs – learn how to teach players to score runs, off the front and back foot and how to stay in
  • Taking Wickets – learn how to teach players how to take wickets and save runs by bowling pace and spin, the latest catching and throwing approaches and wicket keeping specialties
  • Preparing to Perform – how to include basic physical elements to training sessions, appropriate hydration for players and methods to motivate players
  • Leading the Game – learn how to coach the captain to make decisions in response to the game situation and how to create leaders within the playing group

Representative Coach (Level 2)

The Representative Coach Accreditation course is designed for coaches who are involved in:

  • Activities that lead into NT Cricket Pathway programs
  • Coaches involved in coaching club cricket
  • Coaches involved in NT School Sport programs

High Performance Coach (Level 3)

Candidates for the High Performance Coaching course are nominated by their State or Territory cricket association. The candidate must be actively coaching in Grade and/or Pathways programs to be considered.

For further information contact NT Cricket on 08 8944 8900 or