SLC National Coaching Department on 28th May 2013 conducted an Cricket ‘Talent Search’ program at the Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. The main objective of this exercise was to search for young talent at age group level. The training program was attended by (148) Cricketers from the ages of (14) to (19) years old. The Cricketers represented the districts of Kurunegala/Matale/Anuradhapura & Polonnaruwa. Cricketers who attended the program were from various Schools in the North Central Province, Cricketers identified with talent will continue to work closely with the respective District & Provincial Coach, while any Cricketers identified with extreme talent will be drafted to the National age group squads which are managed by the SLC National Coaching department.
On the 29th May 2013 the SLC ‘Coach Education Unit’ conducted an ‘Coach Education Workshop’ for all Cricket Coaches who are in the Coaching fraternity in the North Central Province, this program was was attended by (56) Coaches from the districts of Kurunegala/Matale/Anuradha
Masters In Charge – Program
SLC also linked up with the ‘Sri Lanka Schools Cricket Association’ in conducting a program for the Schools ‘Masters In Charge’ involved in Cricket with regard to the duties one is expected to perform during his or her involvement, this program was attended by (55) participants fromKurunegala/Matale/Anuradhapura
The ‘Coach Education Unit’ of the SLC National Coaching Department conducted this program with the assistance of, Piyal Wijetunga (National Spin Bowling Coach), Sumitra Waranakulasuriys (Development Coach) Nuwan Seniviratne (Fielding & Wicket Keeping Coach), Prabath Nissanka (Fast Bowling Coach) JC Jamage & Heshan De Mel (Coach Educators)
The SLC Provincial & District Coaches network was utilized in organizing & conducting the two day program.