Join the Pride - Premier Head Coach opportunity

2 Jun

Premier Head Coach - Grafton United Cricket Club

Grafton United Cricket Club is seeking a dedicated and skilled Premier Head Coach for the 2021-22 season to help our players realise their potential.  Grafton United is Auckland's central city cricket club and has a proud history that dates back to 1862.

The Premier Head Coach is responsible for premier and senior coaching alongside youth high-performance development. The role will work alongside the Reserves coach in developing and managing the club's young, talented Premier squad.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a strong cricketing brain, a good coaching skill set, and relationships within the cricket community. You will be able to connect with players to help them realise their potential, both as players and people.

The ideal candidate will have a Level 2 coaching certificate (or equivalent) and experience at coaching cricket at a competitive level. Excellent people and organisational skills are required along with the ability to communicate on and off the field.

Applications from player-coaches who can demonstrate consistently strong performance at a Premier or above level will also be considered.

The role will operate from July to the end of the season, including some pre-season work, planning and player development leading into the season. In-season, the role includes twice weekly squad training and all Men’s Premier team game days.

Key focus areas will be Premier squad performance, squad development and supporting a player-led club culture. You will have the opportunity to shape the club’s high-performance players pathway.

Remuneration will depend on the quality of the candidate and the agreed time commitments for the role.

A copy of the position description is available upon request.

All applications and enquiries should be sent via email with a full CV by 13 June 2021 to

Overseas applicants: We value interest from offshore, however, due to current Covid19 border restrictions and uncertainty, we are unable to sponsor offshore applicants at this time.

Grafton United Cricket Club