CMICA International Program

The CMICA International Cricket Development program has been developed to provide the most professional and results-based coaching available anywhere in the world to aspiring players. You will be exposed to training by a variety of cricket coaches, many first class and/or international experience.

Your development will be rapid, with each training session a mix of technical analysis, skills acquisition, strength and conditioning, game awareness and mental ‘toughness’ development. Add to this the opportunity (when schedules allow) to meet current T20 Big Bash, Sheffield Shield and Australian players and your exposure to the best cricket coaching available anywhere in the world is complete. This 36-week program, based at Alan Border Field in Brisbane.

For international players the opportunity is to come to Australia for coaching and match experience. CMICA can arrange

  • Accommodation
  • Club cricket, can play all year round
  • Gym membership
  • Strength & Conditioning program
  • Nutrition program

This 36-week program, based at Alan Border Field in Brisbane, has been developed in line with the senior program conducted at the National Cricket Centre for Cricket Australia. Alan Border Field is the home of Queensland Cricket and the newly opened $29 million Australian National Cricket Centre. The National Cricket Centre includes professional quality outdoor wickets and turf nets, with the indoor training centre offering a variety of simulated match surfaces to help players hone their skills on pace and spin friendly wickets.

The program encompasses all facets of the game:

  • bowling – pace and spin
  • batting
  • fielding/wicket keeping
  • sports psychology
  • nutrition
  • physical preparation.

Players’ development is monitored by CMICA coaches and the training incorporates goal setting, pre-session planning and post-session reviews. CMICA uses individual player plans (IPP), training diaries, video analysis and cricket team placements to ensure their students succeed.

Location: Australian National Cricket Centre –

Alan Border Field

Cost: $18,000 + GST

Duration: 36 weeks

For international players the opportunity is to come to Australia for coaching and match experience. CMICA can arrange

  • Accommodation
  • Club cricket, can play all year round
  • Gym membership
  • Strength & Conditioning program
  • Nutrition program

Age: 18 and over English: IELTS 5.5 (5.0)
Academic: Successful completion of high school (equivalent to Australian Year 12)

Week Coach Week Coach
1 Ryan Harris 10 Stuart Law
4 John Davison 12 John Davison
6 Matthew Mott 14 Greg Chappel
8 Greg Chappel 14 Ryan Harris

Alan Border Field

Alan Border Field is the home of Queensland Cricket and the newly opened, 29 million dollar Australian National Cricket Centre, and facilities are arguably the best in the world.

Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)

The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is the home of New South Wales Cricket and one of Australia’s premier and most famous cricket grounds. The historic SCG celebrated its 100th cricket Test in 2012.

Blacktown International Sportspark

Developed as a major playing and training venue for the 2000 Olympics, The Blacktown International Sportspark is the sporting hub for Western Sydney, boasting world class facilities.

Tony Ireland Stadium

The Tony Ireland Stadium is an international standard cricket stadium in Thuringowa Central, Townsville, Australia. The stadium is a part of the Riverway sporting and cultural complex.

Kerrydale Oval

Kerrydale Oval located at Robina on the Gold Coast, is the home ground of the Gold Coast District Cricket Club. Adjacent to the Robina Town Centre, Kerrydale boasts a picturesque oval and surrounds.

Maroochydore Cricket Club

The Maroochydore Cricket Club is the home of cricket on Queensland's magnificent Sunshine Coast.


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Video Analysis

Players will receive an initial video assessment along with at least one review later in the programme. This will apply to both batting and bowling. This is delivered via a web-based online platform.

To Apply for the CMICA International Cricket Development Program please enter your details in the Application Form and we will contact you shortly. 

In order to underpin the cricketing skills and knowledge learned during the CMICA programs all domestic and international students enrolled will be registered to play in an Australian club team competing in a local competition. Participant clubs include but are not limited to;

Cost: $18,000 + GST

Duration: 36 weeks

36 weeks full time / 14 hours per week (consists of 8 hours per weekend playing cricket and 2 x 3 hour workshops per week)

Statement of Completion

The CMICA International program consists of two components:

CMICA International Cricket Development Program Diploma of your choice

The Craig McDermott International Cricket Academy (CMICA) has partnered with leading educational providers, and offers world-class sports development courses combined with elite cricket training. Splitting your time between state-of-the-art campuses and the world famous cricket training locations, you will train with a variety of cricket coaches, many with first class or international experience. You will learn about all aspects of cricket and fitness instruction, diet and nutrition, group dynamics, and injury management, and on top of that, you will receive the most professional and results-based cricket coaching available anywhere in the world for grassroots players. These programs have an approved pathway in select university qualifications.

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“Thank you for the great program you are offering - Brayden has enjoyed the sessions thus far but importantly we can already see the benefit of his participation - both physical and social /emotional. I just wanted to extend our thanks and offer some positive feedback.”

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