Careers – Melbourne Cricket Coaching


Assistant Cricket Coach

Location: Melbourne West and Melbourne South East

About Us

Melbourne Cricket Coaching is a reputed cricket coaching academy that is part of Melbourne Sports based in Melbourne, Victoria, and provides a wide range of cricket coaching programs for all levels. MCC team specialises in assisting male and female cricketers from beginners to adults.

Co-Founder and Head Coach- Prabath Nissanka represented Sri Lanka in Test and ODI cricket. He is an Accredited Level 3 high-performance coach and a personal trainer who has provided outstanding coaching for cricketers of all ages for over 15 years and coaching MCC players to an outstanding level. MCC is currently seeking a suitably qualified and motivated candidate for the following position: 

About the Role

This is a casual position to train young players of Melbourne Cricket Coaching
The successful applicant will be contracted as an Assistant/ Coach and will be responsible for training MCC players 
Level 1 cricket coaching qualification essential, Level 2 desirable 
The Assistant/ coach will be expected to plan, develop, and implement a high-quality, training program to enhance the skills of the players with the guidance of the Head Coach 
A particular focus for the coach will be to oversee regular testing of the players’ strength, endurance, and fitness.  
The successful applicant will report to the Head Coach of MCC.  
Salary will be negotiated according to qualifications and experience. 

Important Criteria:

Previous coaching experience in a school/academy/club environment is essential
At least 6 months’ consecutive experience working with young players
Focus on the development of batting, bowling, and fielding skills of MCC Players
A passion for working with children and/or young people
Level 1 cricket coaching qualification essential, Level 2 desirable
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the demonstrated ability to build rapport and interact effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
Outstanding collaborative skills, with the demonstrated ability to contribute significantly and productively in working effectively as part of a team.
Design training programs to target the development of individuals in consultation with the Head Coach.
Appropriate experience delivering cricket programs or coaching cricket
A willingness to liaise with parents, delivering high-quality customer service
A real team player who’s happy to rotate duties and form positive relationships with MCC staff and Players
At times things change, so you’ll need to be flexible, with a willingness to adapt
Leadership skills with a vibrant and confident personality
Provide technical coaching and support where required to all players and coaching staff

Application Closing Date: 10 March 2022 (5.00 pm) 

The successful applicant must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

General information about the Melbourne Cricket Coaching may be found on the website at

Inquiries are to be directed to the Head Coach via email

How to Apply 

Applications should be addressed to the Head Coach. 

Applications including a cover letter must be sent to 

Successful applications must complete the Working with Children Check