Join the Pride | Junior Club Coach

26 May

Junior Club Coach | Grafton United Cricket Club

  • Join our rapidly growing cricket club

  • Lead in the development of our junior and youth cricketers

  • Develop Grafton’s age and stage cricket coaching programmes

  • Central Auckland location

The opportunity

Grafton United is Auckland's central city cricket club and has a proud history dating back to 1862. It is known for its modern and innovative approach to developing cricket within the inner city and central west suburbs.

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Junior Club Coach to lead in the development of Grafton’s junior club programmes, expand our reach within our community and help our members to realise their potential.

The Junior Club Coach is responsible for:

  • Participation - provide opportunities for all players to be able to access cricket at a club

  • Engagement - work with local schools to embed cricket within the schools sporting framework

  • Community growth - promote and grow the awareness and adoption of our cricket programmes through out the community, including with local iwi and hapu

  • Coaching - Manage and run the development of the club’s young talent programmes and pathways

  • Coach development - ensure the ongoing development of Grafton’s volunteer coaching team

Reporting to the Club Manager and alongside the other club coaches the ideal candidate will have a strong cricketing brain, a good coaching skill set, and be able to work with and connect with young players, girls and boys. You will have a coaching qualification or experience and a desire to further develop your skills and qualifications with Grafton. Excellent people and organisational skills are required along with the ability to communicate, written and verbally.

Grafton is an equal opportunities employer. The position is full-time and involves some weekend work. It is essential the successful applicant will be able to manage their time appropriately.

A copy of the position description is available on request.

All applications and enquiries should be sent via email with a full CV by  30 June 2022 to

Please note that you must be eligible to work in New Zealand without restriction.

Grafton United Cricket Club