The Cape Cricket Academy

The Cape Cricket Academy is an exciting Academy, aimed primarily at players aged between 15 and 25, and will offer such participants an unequalled opportunity to develop their cricketing skills in one of the world’s most attractive cities.

The intention is to bring together a talented group of young players from South Africa, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom, Scotland, Ireland, and the Netherlands.

The Academy will be directed by former Western Province batsman Ryan Maron, who has extensive experience of coaching in both South Africa, Denmark and the Netherlands, where he has played for Amsterdam clubs VRA and ACC over the past five seasons.

A Level 3 coach, he has also runs the Cricket School of Excellence (est. 1999) in Cape Town for the past fifteen years and is head coach at one of the most prestigious Universities in the world, being the University of Cape Town.

Cape Cricket Academy would be delighted to accommodate any representative cricket team/s or any aspiring young cricketer/s.

All technical sessions take place at the University of Cape Town indoor/outdoor/middle nets, physiological and vision sessions take place at the Sports Science of S.A.

Nutrition and sports psychology sessions are at the offices or at the technical sessions.

Academy Features:

  • Technical batting, bowling, fielding sessions – grass nets and middle sessions
  • 8 sessions with Sheryle Calder (best vision trainer in Africa) – Eye Gym
  • Sports psychologist
  • Physiological testing and bio trainer and gym membership at Sports Science Institute of S.A.
  • Clothing
  • Video analysis
  • Sports nutrition
  • Sightseeing
  • Coaching township cricketers

An example of the schedule for the Cape Cricket Academy is shown below.

Academy Schedule