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About Ben Williams


Ben has been a professional cricket coach in New Zealand for the past 20 years catering for youth players through to international representatives and has gained significant and diverse coaching experience all over the world.

You might have come across some of Ben's cricket coaching tutorials online. In 2015 Ben launched a YouTube cricket coaching channel called My Cricket Coach. The channel has assisted hundreds of thousands of players and coaches in the form of coaching tutorials and innovative training drills. 

As a player Ben represented Bay of Plenty for many years as a genuine all-rounder and represented Northern Districts A on several occasions.

Here are a few of the key roles Ben has had to date:
Bay of Plenty Cricket; Coach & Development Officer 2002-2006
Ben Williams Cricket Academy (Tauranga) - Director and Head Coach 2006 - 2014
Bay of Plenty Senior Men’s Coach 2011 – 2013
Network Coach for Northern Districts Cricket Association 2009-2015
Saint Kentigern College Head Coach 2015-2017
My Cricket Coach YouTube Channel 2015 - 2020
My Cricket Coach Limited - Director and Head Coach 2014 - Present

A brief coaching stint to Melbourne in 2019 was cut short by Covid-19 in 2020 and the Williams family returned back to New Zealand to welcome the arrival of their second child.

With a move to Christchurch in 2021 Ben is now offering his professional cricket coaching services to passionate youth cricketers from Canterbury and nationwide. 

To find out what some of the best players in the world have to say about Ben's coaching please click here.


PLAYERS THAT BEN HAS WORKED WITH INTENSIVELY AS YOUNGSTERS


KANE WILLIAMSON
"Ben has extensive knowledge, important for every cricket player wanting to improve their game."

TRENT BOULT
"With Ben's experience with fast bowling and cricket in general he's had a massive input on my career to date."

SCOTT KUGGELEIJN
"Ben helped me remodel my bowling action in 2011. He is a massive part of the reason I'm playing professional cricket today."
TIM SEIFERT
"There is no "one way" with Ben's coaching, he has the ability to adapt to suit every player. I have really enjoyed working with him on my wicket keeping and batting skills." - NZ

TOM MACRURY
"I've had the privilege of working with Benny since I was a 10 year old kid. His knowledge and passion for the game is second to none." - Canterbury

SANDEEP PATEL
"Ben's creative but fun drills and hard working mentality makes him one of the best coaches I have worked with." - NZ U19