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SABC News – Gary Kirsten Investing heavily in cricket equipment

Gary Kirsten Foundation

Gary Kirsten’s passion to provide nets, equipment and coaches in Khayelitsha is gaining momentum. On Friday, 2 September, Kirsten and his Foundation handed over the fourth cricket ecosystem in the township, this time at Sivile Primary School.

Interview with Foundation player Siwapiwe Thinzi

Meet Foundation player Siwapiwe Thinzi – Wicket keeper & Batsman – here with coach Sivu Q: What did you do for fun before playing cricket? A: Nothing after school, just homework, chill and sleep Q: How does the Gary Kirsten Foundation benefit your life? A: Meeting new friends is such a great experience and making […]

Meet Foundation player Luphumlo Kwatsha

Luphumlo Kwatsha

  Meet Foundation player Luphumlo Kwatsha. He is a bowler, all rounder, 15 years old from Siphamandla High School, Khayelitsha, interviewed by coach Sivu Q. Who is your favourite player in the game of cricket? A. R. Rossouw Q. How did you get involved in Siphamandla school cricket? A. I was invited by one of […]

Our UAE launch week in Dubai a great success

We had a great time exploring Dubai and visiting various schools, putting the young aspiring cricketers through their paces! It’s amazing to see such enthusiasm and the will to want to learn. As a team we wanted to emphasise fun while creating a path for them to achieve bigger things within UAE cricket. Official launch will […]

High Performance coaching for Foundation players

Gary and the Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy coaches spent Friday afternoon with some Foundation players in a High Performance coaching session  

Siphamandla Recognition of Outstanding Performance Awards

We are proud to announce the following awards for Siphamandla school under coach Sivuyile Mfunelwa. Recognition of outstanding performance Powerplayer Award goes to Zanele Hantayi, Wicket keeper & Batsman Recognition of outstanding performance Most Improved Awardgoes to Siwapiwe Thinzi – Wicket keeper & Batsman Recognition of outstanding performance Commitment Award goes to Siphelele Nyambali – […]

Chris Hani High School update

Team coaching during school holiday. Keeping their fitness levels up and their reflexes sharp! Xolelwa really loves the game and is the only girl here, some great commitment and dedication shown by these youngsters! They have so much fun but take their practice sessions very serious and are so eager to learn and to practice […]

We’re Hiring! We have a position available at GKCA for a Senior Coach

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Position Description:    GKCA Senior Coach The Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy (GKCA) provides private coaching for individual cricketers, teams and coaches of various ages and experience levels. All the GKCA Coaches work closely with Head Coach Gary Kirsten and other senior coaches to provide the finest coaching programs designed for school, club, amateur and professional cricketers. […]