The Blues Academy Cricket 2017 Preseason Winter Coaching Program endeavors to develop and nurture higher level junior cricketers in their transition from junior and school cricket into the Premier cricket system. The program offers cricketers the very best in coaching personnel, facilities and the opportunity to engage in exclusive cricket specific sessions that are the best in Brisbane.
The program runs up to the start of the 2017/18 cricket season and offers a great opportunity to launch players into the upcoming cricket season.
The Blues Cricket Academy is an initiative of the University of Queensland Cricket Club (UQCC) who are a leading club in the Queensland Premier Cricket Competition.
Through the academy, the club aims to continue our success and build as a fantastic breeding ground and pathway for Queensland & Australian Cricket representatives.

What the program will include:

Cricket skills

› fielding, batting & bowling

› basic skills repetition & refinement

› advanced technical skill development

› individualised plans


Game awareness

› tactics & strategies

› understanding scenarios & adapting

› leadership


Video analysis

› individual and group footage

› analysis and feedback in individual and group settings


Sport Psychology

› mental skills training to improve on and off field performance.


Specialist sessions & expert advice on

› strength & conditioning

› eyesight and vision training

› elite player Q & A sessions

When will the program run…
- Each Monday 5.30-7.30pm for 8 weeks from 17 July to 4 September 2017
- Additional sessions will be scheduled in the mid to latter half of the program

Who can attend...
The program is aimed at higher level and experienced school age players from ages 13 - 16.

What will the program cost...
$400.00 inc GST per person

What will be included…
Each attendee will receive the following:
 Blues Academy shirt & cap
 Specialist coaching and advice

What facilities will be available...
- WEP Harris Oval & Pavillion
- UQCC Nets (Synthetic & Turf)

Who will run the program…
The program will be facilitated by a team of experienced, Cricket Australia accredited coaching staff, led by Blues Academy Coaching Director, Peter Clarke. 
Peter is a CA Level 2 Coach with a wealth of experience coaching at the individual and group level. A University of Queensland graduate, Peter has a Master of Applied Psychology, specialising in Sport Psychology, and has helped design the program to incorporate the mental side of the game as well as the physical, with formal and informal psychology briefs built in.
Each of the coaches involved have represented the successful UQCC first grade men’s side, and have played either under-age or senior representative cricket.
The program will also draw on the wealth of knowledge and experience of UQCC’s elite past & present players throughout.

Contact & Enrolment…
To register your interest in being part of the Preseason winter program, or for further information, please contact Peter Clarke via:
 Email -
 Phone - 0421 577 025
Please complete the online form below to book your place!

To confirm your place in the program we 
will require payment to the following bank account:
› BSB: 124003
› Account: 22482675
› Reference: Winter Academy (surname)

Blues Cricket Academy - Info...
The Blues Cricket Academy also provide the following programs & services:
› Private cricket coaching sessions
› School holiday coaching clinics
› Design & implementation of coaching programs for local schools & groups

We also aim to develop and provide 
future coaching opportunities for our Blues Cricket Academy attendees.