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Head Coach

Position: Head Coach Location: Chicago, USA Organization: APCL Cricket Academy

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Player Development:
    • Develop and implement age-appropriate training programs for players of all ages, with a primary focus on coaching kids as young as six years old.
    • Foster a positive and nurturing learning environment to ensure the development of cricket skills, sportsmanship, and a passion for the game.
    • Monitor and evaluate the progress of individual players and provide constructive feedback for improvement.
  2. Technical Coaching:
    • Teach the fundamental skills and techniques of cricket, including batting, bowling, fielding, and wicket-keeping.
    • Conduct regular practice sessions, drills, and skill-building exercises that cater to the varying skill levels of the players.
  3. Tactical Coaching:
    • Educate players on cricket strategies, match awareness, and game situations.
    • Instill an understanding of teamwork and effective communication on the field.
  4. Fitness and Conditioning:
    • Design and oversee fitness and conditioning programs to ensure players' physical preparedness.
    • Emphasize the importance of physical fitness, agility, and injury prevention.
  5. Match Preparation:
    • Prepare players for competitive matches, including team selection, strategies, and mental preparation.
    • Attend matches to provide on-field coaching and support.
  6. Player Evaluation and Feedback:
    • Regularly assess players' performance and potential.
    • Provide individualized feedback to players and their parents/guardians regarding their progress and areas for improvement.
  7. Safety and Well-being:
    • Ensure the safety and well-being of all players during training and matches.
    • Implement and enforce safety protocols, including the use of protective gear.
  8. Parent and Community Engagement:
    • Maintain open communication with parents and guardians regarding players' progress and expectations.
    • Engage with the local cricket community and promote the academy's programs.
  9. Administration:
    • Assist with administrative tasks related to scheduling, registration, and equipment management.
    • Keep accurate records of player attendance, performance, and any incidents or injuries.
  10. Professional Development:
    • Stay updated on the latest coaching methods, rules, and regulations in cricket.
    • Seek opportunities for personal growth and coaching certifications.
  11. Inspiration and Mentorship:
    • Serve as a role model and inspire a love for the game of cricket.
    • Mentor players to develop not only as athletes but also as responsible individuals.
  12. Teamwork:
    • Collaborate with assistant coaches, if any, to coordinate training programs and strategies.
    • Work with other staff members to ensure the overall success of the academy.


  • A strong background in cricket with coaching experience, particularly with young players.
  • A coaching certification from a recognized cricket organization is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, especially when dealing with children and their parents.
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations of cricket.
  • A commitment to the safety and well-being of all players.
  • Ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.

The Head Coach at APCL Cricket Academy plays a crucial role in nurturing young talent and promoting the sport of cricket within the community. It is essential to have a passion for coaching and a dedication to helping players of all ages develop their cricket skills and sportsmanship.

Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
The coach need to have Valid cricket coaching experience as well as proper English speaking skills.


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