Category Archives: Cricket Academy

Sportswear giant adidas have renewed their relationship with Gary Kirsten Cricket and the GK Foundation. adidas has been the official footwear supplier to GKC since 2013 and their latest agreement will see the GKC coaches continue to sport their dynamic products. Gary Kirsten has been backed by Adidas SA for many years now and according […]

The Gary Kirsten Cricket 2016-2017 High Performance Programme reaches an exciting conclusion in the coming days. The three month long full-time programme which is headed by Gary Kirsten and his team of leading coaches once again attracted cricketers from around the world. It is an unparalleled cricketing development experience which seeks to prepare first-class players […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket (GKC) recently partnered with Sportsmans Warehouse to promote their mutual interest in cricket. Gary Kirsten Cricket is set to host three cricket activations at key Sportsmans Warehouse stores in Cape Town and Johannesburg throughout the year. In addition to the cricket festival activations, Sportsmans Warehouse has offered an in-store promotion whereby customers […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket will be hosting 25 students from the University of Portsmouth in April. The students will not only have the opportunity to enjoy in-depth cricket sessions and matches with Gary and GKC coaches, but they have offered to assist with the Gary Kirsten Foundation as well. The players have committed to assisting with […]

Gary Kirsten Cricket is swiftly extending its reach to all parts of the country. In January, Kirsten, Ryan Cook and Ryan van Niekerk ran a coaching workshop with 20 coaches from four Curro’s school’s at the Waterstone College. This engagement was part of the ongoing relationship between the GKC and the Curro School group. The […]

Michael Cohen and Jesse Christensen are well on their way to achieving their dream of playing for the Proteas in the future. The duo who are proud products of Gary Kirsten Cricket made their debuts for the South Africa Under-19 team this month during a Youth ODI series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. It was […]

The fruits of the GKC First Team to First Class Programme were on display at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Under-19 Cubs week held at Stellenbosch in January. The tournament consists of 8 teams which includes South Africa’s six franchise sides as well as Zimbabwe U19 and the CSA U17 Invitational Team. Johannesburg based players […]

The GKC continued its rich tradition of hosting camps during the school holidays to aspirant cricketers in the Western Cape. “We had a great turnout during December and January especially with our Curro Hermanus clinic,” GKC Coach, Garreth von Hoesslin said. “The coaches delivered quality programs for the cricketers. The feedback from the parents, boys […]

We are proud to announce the stellar rise of two players from the GKC First Team to First Class Programme. The programme helps young cricketers make the jump from amateur to professional cricket. Ruan Haasbroek who joined our Johannesburg camp last year is our latest graduate. The 19-year-old from Potchefstroom represented the SA Schools side […]

Phase two of the GKC High Performance Academy got underway on 9 January with after a two-week break during the festive season. Six more players have joined the Ryan Cook led programme which offers exclusive interactions with Kirsten and other top coaches as well as one-on-ones with world renowned professionals from a variety of different […]