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You don't need a strong background or skills in cricket to coach or manage. What you do need is enthusiasm and an ability to manage a group of kids.

  • NZ Cricket run courses suitable for all coaching levels and details can be found HERE . Wellington Collegians Junior Club pays any fees associated with the courses and encourages all coaches to do the Foundation and Advanced Foundation courses.

  • Register as a coach HERE with NZ Cricket and once registered you can check on your progress HERE.

  • NZ Cricket has a range of support materials to run practices.


            Skills for Years 1 & 2 (5-7 year olds) HERE

            Skills for Years 3 & 4 (8-9 year olds) HERE

            Skills for Years 5 & 6 (10-11 year olds) HERE

            Skills for Years 7 & 8 (12-13 year olds) HERE

  • NZ Cricket have introduced mandatory requirements for coaches. A summary of these requirements can be found here and Grade Coordinators will help with these requirements.


We encourage all hard ball cricket scorers to use PlayHQ. This  e-scoring platform will replace CricHQ for all Cricket Wellington competitions. To get started you'll need to set up a PlayHQ profile.  Any questions please speak to your coach, team manager or Grade Coorindator.

For soft ball grades, you can download scoresheets and instructions on how to record the score:

Year 2 and Year 3 Grade:

  Year 4 Grade:


There is a wide range of resources and information to encourage and support junior cricket:

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