Afghanistan National Team Batting Coach

Cricket Operation | Kabul, Afghanistan

The Batting Coach will be responsible for supporting the Head Coach in the identification and delivery of key batting objectives that will result in the preparation of the Afghan Cricket Board's batting talents.

Posted Date 2023-02-26 Closing Date 2023-03-26
Number of Vacancies 1 Gender Male
Salary As Per Company Salary Scale Location Kabul, Afghanistan
Category Cricket Operation Status Expired
Reference 002/2023 Work Type Full-Time
Years of Experience 7 - 12 years Contract Duration Not Specified
Contract Type Long-term Probation Period Three Months
Extension Possibility Yes Required Languages English
Qualifications High School

About Afghanistan Cricket Board

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is the sole independent governing body for managing, organizing and developing Cricket (Men and Women) in Afghanistan. The game of cricket was officially established in 1995 in Afghanistan. It was granted affiliate membership by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2001, associate membership of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in 2003 and full membership of the International Cricket Council in June 2017. Afghanistan has its National Cricket Teams playing among the top 10 cricketing countries of the world.

Job Summary

The Batting Coach will be responsible for supporting the Head Coach in the identification and delivery of key batting objectives that will result in the preparation of the Afghan Cricket Board's batting talents.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the Head Coach to develop a clear and compelling strategy for Afghanistan Cricket’s professional batting unit.

  • Assist the Head Coach with the delivery of coaching programmes for training preparation and playing, both on and off the field, for the players

  • Travel with the National team squad to away matches to assist the Head Coach with match preparations

  • Prepare and deliver specialist batting programmes for Afghanistan Cricket Board players

  • Assist the Performance Analyst with the scouting of opposition - Detailed analysis of each opposition bowler - Generic batting plans for the team, per bowler - Individual batting plans, per bowler - Present findings to the team if required - Discuss opposition batsmen with ACB bowlers

  • Undertake one-on-one coaching with identified players

  • Develop positive and strong working relationships, and work closely with other coaches in cricket

  • Provide batting drill coaching and warm up support in training sessions and on match days

  • Assist with the Head coach and identify talented young's batsmen

  • Apply safe batting practices, identify and minimize risk factors to batters

  • Work closely with the Strength and Conditioning Coach and Physiotherapist in applying appropriate strength and conditioning principles relevant to safe batting

  • Support and advise the Head Coach / Assistant Coach in ensuring consistent batting coaching methods are being deployed throughout training's, courses, workshops, and sessions

  • Be a mentor for promising Talented batting players

  • Establish a close working relationship with the performance support staff (Performance Analyst, Physiotherapist, Strength and Conditioning Coach)

  • Be available to provide coaching to the players who require off-season assistance

  • Develop and train batsmen in skills, tactics and strategies for batting in different formats – T20, One-Day and Test cricket

  • Develop positive working relationships with coaches and playing staff

  • Ensure regular communication with coaches, players, and Head Coach

Job Requirements

  • Level 4, Specialist Batting Coach or Level 3 with the ambition to embark on the Specialist Coaching Programme

  • Experience of playing and coaching at International level required

  • Strong technical knowledge of all facets of the game of cricket

  • A wide-ranging cricket network

  • An innovative thinker with the ambition to deliver the best batting programme in cricket.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • A flexible attitude to work with players.

  • Understanding various coaching styles.

  • Able to communicate effectively with players and coaches.

  • Experience of setting up and delivering coaching programmes.

  • Able to prepare training programmes to meet the needs of each player.

Submission Guideline

Interested qualified candidates are requested to send their CVs to the below email address no later than the closing date specified.


Note: Do not forget to mention the position title at the subject line of your emails or else your applications will not be considered

Functional Area: Cricket

Countries: Afghanistan

Provinces: Kabul

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