Submits 5 Year Strategic Plan to ICC
January 15, 2002
USACA submitted its 5 Year Strategic Plan to the ICC, CCAM and WICB
January 15, 2002.
drafts were reviewed over the past three months before a final document
was submitted by the deadline (January 15, 2002).
document will be the road map for cricket development in the United
States of America over the next five years (2002-2006).
Final Document will be published on the Web and distributed in the
is a Summary of the Operational Plan that was submitted with the
5 Year Strategic Plan.
OF OPERATIONAL PLAN
the period 2002-2006 USACA intends to develop a very viable cricket
infrastructure in America. The United States of America Cricket
Association will spearhead cricket promotions throughout the length
and breadth of this country.
the many carefully derived objectives, is the implementation of
a multiphase program leading to the development of the USA National
Cricket Team to qualify for the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.
integral part of this plan is to:
1) Identify the top 25 players in the country through Inter-Regional
2) Appoint a National Coach
3) Organize Annual Training Camps
4) Arrange for the National Team to participate in selected International
5) Prepare National Team for:
Americas Regional Championship 2002, 2004, 2006
b) ICC World Series Competition 2004
c) ICC Trophy 2005
6) Host at least two visits by Full Members 'A' teams.
of the USACA's plan is to increase the number of participants from
10,000 to 50 000. In order to do this, the USACA plans to execute
a well defined multi-facet campaign at various levels throughout
the USA, utilizing:
Schools cricket program and PE teachers training programs
b) Junior cricket leagues and coaching programs
c) Inter school, inter league and National Competitions
d) Promotions & advertisements
e) Expanding the geography of cricket
Already WICB and CCAM have offered to provide us certified umpires
to conduct training and umpires' seminars at various locations here
in the USA.
has started the process of setting up a National Umbrella Organization
for all umpires in the USA.
efforts and available resources will be directed to standardize
Rules for competitions, recruitment and training of Coaches, Umpires
and Scorers, to gradually raise the standards to International levels,
in a phased development program.
recruitment of coaches shall also assist in the execution of comprehensive
and perpetual educational and promotional programs.
shall soon have its well-deserved Head-Office staffed with highly
qualified and competent professionals.
Administration in The United States of America shall adopt state
of the art technology to attain optimum results from the implementation
of its strategic plan for the period until 2006.
period shall witness unprecedented increase in all forms of cricket
attributes and materials. Electronic Media shall provide tremendous
advantage in promoting cricket through website, newsletters, newspapers
visualizes great opportunities in hosting tournaments with the participation
of top quality cricketers.
aggressive promotions and advertising campaign shall include:
a) Festival Cricket games involving International Cricketers
Community Cricket Day
Promotions through electronic, print, television and other media
Distribution of informational materials such as brochures, Video
financing remains as the crucial element for achieving the objectives
and goals of the 5-Year Strategic Plan that USACA formulated for
itself. While meaningful negotiations and discussions shall persevere
with businesses and local, city, state and federal government officials
to identify sponsorship and other forms of funding, the initial
assistance from leading International cricketing bodies shall be
the major source of hope to provide survival kits at this crucial
juncture in the development of cricket and cricket relations in
the United States of America.