Gio Colussi
Academy Director and Batting Performance Specialist

Gio is a Batting Performance Specialist and Cricket South Africa, Level III Qualified Coach. He combines technical coaching skills developed over 22 years with powerful coaching skills and habits that generate lasting results and accelerated improvement in confidence, consistency, performance and enjoyment for the player’s he works with.

He has been instrumental in the founding of, and development, of The Cricket Academy into one o the leading Academies in the World for Batting Performance with our Proven 3 Step SIMPLE Batting Process which has helped players score 53 hundred’s since May 2018 including back to back hundred’s on 6 occasions in 9 months.  Billy Godleman scored 3 List A hundred’s in a row for Derbyshire CCC.

Coaching Qualifications

  • 1998 CSA Level I Coaching Certificate
  • 1999 CSA Level II Coaching Certificate
  • 2006 CSA Level II Refresher Course
  • 2008 CSA Level III Coaching Certificate

Coaching Experience

  • 2004-Present: Cricket Academy Director
  • 2011-2013: Academy Director of The Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy
  • 2006-2008: Director of Coaching, WPCC Junior Section
  • 2005: Professional Cricket Coach, Royal Hague CC Structured and ran all coaching at the club with Neil McKenzie. This involved coaching boys age 5-18 as well as all of the senior sides.
  • 2003-2005: Professional Cricket Coach at RBHS and RBPS
  • 2003: Professional Cricket Coach, Banstead CC, Surrey Coached all junior teams at the club from age 6-15.
  • 2003: Professional Cricket Coach, Epsom College, UK
  • 2003: Professional Cricket Coach, Pinehurst Primary
  • 2000-2002: Professional Cricket Coach, Reddam House
  • 1998-Present: Private coaching
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