Education and Training
Players have the opportunity to pursue a dual career path by following a personalised career plan involving some form of education and/or training, while still contracted.
Expert guidance and advice is provided by the regional SACA Personal Development Manager (SACA PDM) to ensure that the study and playing workload is manageable.
Where necessary, a career specialist is available to perform in-depth career assessment for players. following an agreement on the players’ dual career plan, the player, with the support of his/her PDM, is able to apply for a SACA Bursary.
The SACA PDM will offer study support throughout the bursary period.
Cricket related courses can be done by players to enhance their current cricket career and/or to provide for career opportunities in cricket once retired. The SACA PDM will assist an eligible player in signing up for any of the following CSA courses:
o Coaching Level I, Level II or Level III
Work experience may be available for players to gain first-hand on-the-job experience in an industry prior to making a decision regarding a future career. SACA in conjunction with the players regional PDM will endeavour to find players suitable placement in a relevant workplace.
“BETTER PERSON | BETTER CRICKETER | BETTER FUTURE”