“It was important to assess the potential risks and link them to our strategy. Coupled with this was team building which allows for boosting staff morale and brainstorming innovative breakthroughs,” explained Clinton Du Preez, Cricket Services Manager at WPCA.
The team embraced the country sides and got down to the business of the weekend with several break away sessions, review of the operational performances of the previous season, strategize a way forward and looking at realistic and unrealistic targets within the operations.
“With set goals in mind, going into weekend, the team had a couple of key takeaways from the various activities. A clear understanding of the goals for the ensuing season, re-ignited staff morale, commitment to the well-being of WPCA,” he added.
“The breakaway was intriguing, fun and brought together staff and I enjoyed the intense interaction in the group and full sessions. We will have a measured approach in our engagements during the upcoming season and setting our sights on all-round performances administratively and on the field of play,” stated Camillah Adams, WPCA Youth Co-ordinator.
“It was fruitful experience. Essentially, it showed us how big of an operation cricket services is, plus we got to know the roles of respective individuals within our department. As framework coaches, we were enlightened by how much of a role we play in improving the department and youth at large,“ said Kholekile Matikinca, WP U15 & U17 Coach.