Regional Player Support
The backbone for country cricketers attending the South Australian Cricket Academy is the hassle free relocation & transition mechanism of the program, where the key factor is to provide an all encompassing support system to provide country cricketers the best opportunity to succeed when moving to Adelaide - ON & OFF THE FIELD.
The cricket aspect of the academy provides a transparent program to assist the development of country players with strong links to progressing from country cricket to their zoned SACA Club to develop into playing senior Premier Cricket for their club. This will provide the foundation to pushing for selection into the State Under 19s squad & other SACA pathway programs, including Redbacks League.
Whilst cricket is the incentive to relocate to Adelaide, the off field support & mentoring is paramount to a successful transition from country to the city. Important factors the SA Cricket Academy provides for a family is to have comfort knowing education links & working opportunities exist for their child, living expenses can be managed through a transparent program with clear communication on supporting their child relocating. Professional off-field development, including business, cultural, leadership, drugs & alcohol education can be accessed through networks of the program.