- Salary Offer As per company salary scale
- Years of Experience 7 - 12 years
- Number of Vacancies: 1
- Contract Duration Not Specified
- Contract Type Not Specified
- Required Languages Dari, Pashto, English
- Reference 003/2023
- Gender Male/Female
- Nationality Afghan
- Possibility of Contract Extension Yes
- Probation Period 3 Months
- Education High School
- close Date March 26, 2023
About Afghanistan Cricket Board
Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is the sole independent governing body for managing, organizing and development of 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 International Cricket Council in June 2017. Afghanistan has its National Cricket Teams playing among top 10 cricketing countries of the world.
The Bowling Coach will be responsible for supporting the Head Coach in the identification and delivery of key bowling objectives that will result in the preparation of Afghan Cricket Board’s bowling talent.
Duties & Responsibilities
Work with the Head Coach to develop a clear and compelling strategy for Afghanistan Cricket’s professional bowling 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 bowling programmes for Afghanistan Cricket Board players
Assist the Performance Analyst with the scouting of opposition – Detailed analysis of each opposition batting – Generic bowling plans for the team, per batting – Individual bowling plans, per batter – Present findings to the team if required – Discuss opposition bowler with ACB batsmen
Undertake one-on-one coaching with identified players
Develop positive and strong working relationships, and work closely with other coaches in cricket
Provide bowling drill coaching and warm up support in training sessions and on match days
Assist with the Head coach and identify talented young’s bowlers
Apply safe bowing practices, identify and minimize risk factors to bowlers
Work closely with the Strength and Conditioning Coach and Physiotherapist in applying appropriate strength and conditioning principles relevant to safe bowling
Support and advise the Head Coach / Assistant Coach in ensuring consistent bowling coaching methods are being deployed throughout training’s, courses, workshops, and sessions
Be a mentor for promising Talented bowling 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 bowlers in skills, tactics and strategies for bowlers 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
Level 4, Specialist Bowling 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 bowling 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.
Interested qualified candidates are requested to send their CV to the below email address no later than the closing date specified.
Note: Do not forget to mention position title at the subject line of your emails or else your applications will not be considered