Mid Canterbury Cricket


Mid Canterbury Cricket Provides 1 on 1 coaching all year round at the indoor nets located at the Ashburton Oval. Throughout the year players need expert analysis to help improve their game and sharpen their skills.    

The off season is the perfect time to work on your game and we can come up with a personalised programme that suits your needs. To get the most of your sessions we recommend a minumum of 4 sessions for coaches to implement and practice any changes to your game.

We have a level 3 accredited coach in Garfield Charles, who has over 20 years experience in coaching at representative level. To book a session or come up with a personalised programme contact Garfield Charles.


Name: Garfield Charles Role: MCCA Cricket Director Coaching

Qualification: NZ Cricket Level 3 Personal

Profile: Garfield played 9 years of first class cricket for Guyana against some of the legends of West Indies Cricket like, Lloyd, Greenidge, Haynes, Holding, Marshall, Ambrose, Sir Viv Richards and Brian Lara.

After retiring from first class cricket Garfield came to New Zealand as a player coach for Saint Albans in 1991. Garfield is one of only a small number of coaches to have a level 3 NZ Cricket coaching qualification along with a Bachelor in Sport Coaching as well as a Diploma in Sport Psychology. Garfield has experience in coaching in, Guyana, The Netherlands and in Canterbury at various levels including, club, representative and as a specialist bowling coach for elite players.

Garfield is flexible and will come up with a personalised programme aimed at improving and developing your game to give you the best chance to succeed on the field. He has access to the indoor centre at the Ashburton Oval throughout the year and can also do outdoor training sessions in the summer, sometimes there may be additional charges depending on where sessions are held. 

$50 for 1 on 1

$60 for 2 on 1

$75 for 3 on 1


Garfield Charles This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 021 532 393


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