Spring 2021 North Shore Clinic

Clinic details will be available at a later date
North Shore Cricket Coaching School will again be conducting its popular clinic during the Summer school holidays. Established in 1992, the North Shore Cricket Coaching Clinics are designed to provide an avenue for young cricketers to develop their skills and have some fun at the same time. Young cricketers typically return to  the clinics year after year and some have gone on to representative level.

Date time and venue

  • Monday 11 to 13 January, 2021
  • 9am to 3pm daily
  • The Clinic concludes at 3pm on Wednesday
  • AT Hassell Park, Cnr Mona Vale Rd and Mawson St, St Ives.

Head coaches

David Ford, M. Sports Management, B.Ed., Dip.Teach

David brings a wealth of experience and expertise to cricket. He has both played and coached first grade cricket in Sydney and overseas, including roles as Head Coach of clubs in the UK and Ireland. David attends every  clinic, actively supporting the players and other coaches.

  • Level 3 Coach – Cricket Australia
  • NSW Cricket Coaching Panel
  • Former Sydney 1st Grade cricketer and coach
  • Former Cricket NSW Development Officer – 10 years experience
  • Current local High School Teacher – 17 years experience
  • Currently coaches numerous players who are involved in emerging Blues squads. Former students from the clinics, such as Tim Cruikshank, Jackson Bird and Steve Colley, Ollie Davies have risen to NSW or Australian representative level.

James Scholtens, B.Ed.

  • Level 3 Coach – Cricket Australia
  • Current local PDHPE teacher
  • Current High School Cricket Master
  • MWJCC representative

The program

Your young cricketers benefit from the knowledge and experience of our talented coaches. They:

  • receive coaching in batting, bowling, fielding & wicket keeping
  • participate in skill drills and modified games
  • receive a written report on their progress at the
  • completion of the clinic (for those attending the full clinic).
  • enjoy “Super Eights” games on the final day

With a coaching ratio averaging one coach to every ten children, no one gets to sit around! All coaches are well-qualified, experienced, good  educators and skilled cricketers.

Each Clinic is an active, full participation event. Your child will be rewarded with new skills, new friendships and a terrific fun time under the watchful eye of experienced, caring coaches.


In recognition of their participation, each child attending a full clinic receives a North Shore Cricket Coaching report and certificate. Further awards, like cricket bats and other equipment, are made at the conclusion of the clinic for sportsmanship, enthusiastic participation and improvement.

Equipment and food

Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment. However, bats, pads, gloves and protective equipment are provided. Helmets must be worn when batting against a hard ball.

Soft drinks and bottled water are available for purchase at $2 each. Food is not available so make sure you send along enough to keep a busy child going to the end!

Enrolments and payment

Your position at the clinic is automatically confirmed on receipt of the application form together with full payment.  You can now pay online with our new payment system. Click on the book now button and use your credit card to pay.


  • 9am to 1pm $210 per clinic OR
  • 9am to 3pm $230 per clinic

Daily Rates

  • 9am to 1pm $75
  • 9am to 3pm $85

10% discount for siblings

Wet weather

In the event of wet weather, the clinic will run at a venue which will be confirmed closer to the date. An email will be sent on the morning of a wet weather decision and A representative of the clinic will be at the Hassell Park each morning to direct you to the wet weather venue.

Parent information

For more information and handy tips for parents click here.

Clinic Details will be available at a later date

Location--: Hassell Park, Cnr Mona Vale Rd and Mawson St, St Ives

Clinic Details will be available at a later date