Course facilitator, MacMillan Markia teaching the participants fielding techniques

Vanuatu Cricket Association (VCA) conducted an Introductory Cricket Coach Education course for Lenakel School Cricket Ambassadors at the Provincial Conference room at Isangel Tanna from 29th to 31st of March 2017.

Fourteen (14) teachers from schools around Lenakel area attended the three days coaching course to gain and improve their basic knowledge and awareness of the game of cricket especially when working with kids.

The participants represented Tuhu School, Loukatai School, Lapkit School, Isla Junior Secondary School, Lenakel Harbor View School, Lamenaura School, Lowanatom, Isangel Central primary School, Iwunmit Primary School, Yavenkula Primary School, Imaru School and Yapilmai School. At the end of the training, the School Cricket Ambassadors were awarded with certificates for the three day course.

“I would like to thank Vanuatu Cricket on behalf of the participants for the three days cricket coaching course that has been well presented in theory and practically (on the field). We really enjoyed these three days and learnt a lot and it was a great experience for us who are new to the game,” remarked Rosita Loughman of Lenakel Harbor View School.

The program presented by Vanuatu Cricket is supported by the Australian Government through the regional Pacific Sports Partnerships Program.

Raymond Nasse

Sports Editor

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