Category Archives: Cricket Academy

GKC partners with Sportsmans Warehouse

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 […]

University of Portsmouth SA tour

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 […]

GKC mentor Curro Coaches in Johannesburg

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 […]

Cohen and Christensen star for SA Under-19’s

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 […]

GKC Products Shine at CSA Cubs Week

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 […]

Exciting School Holiday Clinics

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 […]

GKC First Team to First Class Programme

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 […]

High Performance Academy Enters Exciting Second Phase

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 […]

GKC embraces Multi-Sports

Gary Kirsten Cricket is always looking for new ways to develop the skills of youngsters. That is why we have embraced other codes of sport like football and rugby to sharpen hand-eye coordination and build a greater sense of camaraderie. In the month of December we ran a two-day Multi Sports Clinic along with Fives […]

GKC and Curro Hermanus Strike Winning Partnership

Gary Kirsten Cricket has teamed up with the Curro Hermanus Private School. With a number of promising young players in the region, GKC ran two high intensity holiday clinics during December and January. Under the guidance of GKC Coach, Bradley Moses, 30 players between the ages of 8-13 got their first taste of private cricket […]