1-1 Coaching

The fundamental aspect of YoungGun Cricket. Cultivating relationships and player development.


A holistic coaching programme developed for players seeking their way to the professional game.


Over 50 years of coaching experience. Be it test superstars or grassroots cricket.

Shannon Young

Director of Coaching

Founder of Young Gun Cricket, Shannon is regarded as one of cricket’s most modern and innovative Coaches. A deep thinker about the game, Shannon created YoungGun Cricket and has changed the way the game is coached and played within one of the world’s leading cricket training facilities.

As a Level 3 High Performance Cricket Australia accredited Coach, Shannon has a wealth of playing and coaching experience in High Performance, Premier Cricket, School cricket and local club environments and is widely respected for his passion for the game and an inherent knowledge that he shares with players he mentors at every level of the game.

Shannon has drawn on over 20 years of coaching and playing experiences from around the world to design the Young Gun Coaching philosophy, direction, high performance academies and individual sessions that are the cornerstone of long term player development and complete game understanding.

While a traditionalist at heart, Shannon has embraced the modern age of cricket and has been at the forefront of thinking outside the square when creating a hybrid approach to ensuring the basic foundations of cricket are merged with the new age of the game.

Coaching History:
Current Head Coach: Richmond CC (Monash Tigers) – Victorian Premier Cricket
Former Head Coach: Camberwell Magpies CC – Victorian Premier Cricket
Former Head Coach: Cricket Victoria Pathways (Inner South East Under 18)

Chris Hall

Specialist Coach

A Cricket Australia accredited level 3 High Performance Coach, Chris is an exceptional character with a true love for the game and helping the next generation of cricketers.

Following a successful county career with Lancashire in the north of England Chris made the move to Melbourne where he has held premier coaching positions with Casey South Melbourne as well as Specialist roles within the Cricket Victoria pathways, Caulfield Grammar, Frankston and Kingston Hawthorn.

​ Chris has built a reputation not just as an incredible coach, but a personality that enhances the experience of everyone he comes in contact with.

Coaching History:

​ - Current Head Coach: Beaumaris CC - Cricket Southern Bayside
- Current Specialist Coach: Kingston Hawthorn CC - Victorian Premier Cricket
- Current Specialist Coach: Caulfield Grammar School - APS
- Former Head Coach: Casey South Melbourne CC - Victorian Premier Cricket
- Former Assistant Coach: Frankston Peninsula CC - Victorian Premier Cricket

Scott Edwards

Specialist Coach

Scott has lived the dream of most young cricketers having recently completed the journey from club cricketer to professional international player.

A unique wicket keeper batsman, he became an International player for The Netherlands making his debut against Namibia before competing against some of the best players in the world in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe.

Experiencing a number of professional cricket environments has helped Scott develop his own coaching style which continues to evolve. He has an excellent knowledge of the modern game and uses this to empower young players to enjoy playing it.

​ Coaching/Playing History:

​ Current Wicket Keeper/Batsman: Netherlands National Team
Current Vice Captain: Richmond CC (Monash Tigers) - Victorian Premier Cricket


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If you are looking to take your game to the next level, YoungGun Cricket is your answer.

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