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Simon Smith 0411597198

Coach

Key achievements:

First Grade Cricket in the ACTCA for many seasons between 1985-2001
Twice Cricketer of the Year - Canberra CSCA
Captain/Coach Canberra CSCA Representative Team for several years
Private and Group Cricket Coach since 2001 - current

Highlights:

2018/19 Highest Batting Aggregate - 1112 runs
Highest run scorer in the Canberra CSCA
Life Member Canberra CSCA
6 x sixes in one over - back in the 90’s
Teammate of England Test Cricketers Peter Martin and Neil Fairbrother - Easts CC in the 90’s.
Competed in First Grade in the ACTCA against Micheal Bevan (Australian Test & One Day Player), Michael Veletta (Australian Test & One Day Player), Brad Haddin (Australian Test, One Day & T20 Player) and Gordon Greenidge (West Indies Test and One Day player).

Coaching Style

Cricket is as much a mental game as it is physical one. A technical flaw in a delivery stride, a habitual strong grip of the lower batting hand can both be rectified by firstly and honestly acknowledging the issue, researching solutions to address the flaw, setting an action plan in place and then practice, train and practice more. Nurturing your mental toughness, gaining your physical fitness and adhering to a resilient will to adjust are fundamental principles to making positive changes that strengthen your batting, that have your bowling line and length sharp and consistent, that have you catching and fielding effectively and efficiently.
I work with Cricketers to enjoy the game they love and to be the best version of themselves when practicing, training and playing on the pitch.

Simon Smith 0411597198
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