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GKC Activations and Free Coaching Sessions

Curro Hermanus

Gary Kirsten Cricket continued its series of activations and Parent in Sport talks at Curro Hermanus and Parklands College recently. GKC has been based at Curro Hermanus since January this year with numbers in the private coaching space continuously growing at the school. Over fifty kids attended the free coaching session between the age of […]

Galiem Ready for Global Stage

Dayaan Galiem

Cape born, Dayaan Galiem is one of South Africa’s rising stars. The 20-year-old has made a seamless transition from amateur to professional cricket over the past three years after an impressive junior career which saw him turn out for South Africa Under-19. The former Rondebosch Boys High pupil who is a graduate of the Gary […]

Ryan Cook Tour Diary

South Africa A

Gary Kirsten Cricket Head Coach, Ryan Cook recently returned from a stint with South Africa ‘A’ in the United Kingdom. Cook served as the fielding coach during a three match ODI series against the England Lions. Training Camp: We had a nine day training camp before we left for England. It gave us a chance […]

Sensational Steyn ready for world stage

Andrie Steyn

Andrie Steyn is looking forward to making her tournament debut at the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup which gets underway in England and Wales next month. The 20-year-old opening batter announced her arrival on the international scene at the recently concluded Quadrangular Series which also involved Ireland, Zimbabwe and heavyweights India. Steyn who worked extensively […]

Cook thrilled to be part of SA ‘A’ setup

Gary Kirsten Cricket Head Coach, Ryan Cook is gearing up for a role with South Africa ‘A’. Cook has been appointed fielding coach for the ODI series against the English Lions which gets underway in the United Kingdom in June. It will see him link up once again with SA ‘A’ mentor, Shukri Conrad after […]

Gary Kirsten Foundation Nominated for Major Sports Award

Khayelitsha

The Gary Kirsten Foundation is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the nominees for Development Programme of the Year accolade at the 2017 Discovery Sports Industry Awards. The awards which aim to celebrate the best work off the field in the business of sport and showcase everything that is great about the […]

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 […]

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 […]

High Performance Academy Shifts Gears

The second phase of the Gary Kirsten Cricket High Performance Academy is up and running 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 […]