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Coaching Bio

Played over 280 matches with the Queensland Bulls, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder, winning 8 titles and claiming the most wicket keeping dismissals in Australian first-class history.

A former Australian cricketer playing over 280 matches with the Queensland Bulls, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder. Hard-hitting left-hand batsman and wicket keeper winning 8 titles over a 16-year career. I captained in all three forms of the game and claimed a number of keeping records, including the most dismissals in Australian first-class history. I have coached wicket keepers at all levels of the game, from junior club cricketers to Sheffield Shield players, and have delivered keeping, batting, general cricket, and leadership/teamwork courses for clubs, schools, state representative sides and Cricket Australia programs. Wicket keeping is a unique art form within the game requiring a rare set of skills, knowledge and experience. With only one position per team, it is a unique role that few players perform and even fewer players and coaches have expert understanding of.


  • Wicket Keeping
  • Batting
  • General Cricket Skills
  • Leadership
  • Team Dynamics & Tactics


  • QLD Working with Children Check expiry 13/07/2026

Coaching Locations

  • WEP Harris Oval Sir William MacGregor Dr, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4067, Australia
  • Toombul District Cricket Club, 36 York Street, Nundah, Brisbane, QLD 4012, AU
  • Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club, 128 Shaw Road, Kedron, Brisbane, QLD 4031, AU
  • Oakman Park, Taringa, Brisbane, QLD 4068, AU
  • Nudgee College, 2199 Sandgate Road, Boondall, Brisbane, QLD 4034, AU

Session Types

One-on-One Coaching 45 MINS $120

One-on-One Coaching 60 MINS $150

One-on-One Coaching 90 MINS $200

One-on-One Coaching 120 MINS $250

Small Group up to 5 athletes 60 MINS $200

Small Group up to 5 athletes 90 MINS $250

Small Group up to 5 athletes 120 MINS $300

Team up to 15 athletes 60 MINS $250

Team up to 15 athletes 90 MINS $350

Team up to 15 athletes 120 MINS $450

Online Mentoring 30 MINS $50

Online Mentoring up to 15 athletes 30 MINS $100

Online Mentoring 60 MINS $80


Jane - 27-09-2022

Online session with Chris Harley was very informative and helpful. Great bloke to talk to. Well understood.

Scott - 29-07-2022

What a fantastic experience for my 11 year old who had a session with Chris this week. The technical and practical advice given on both wicket-keeping and batting were invaluable and my son can't wait for the season to begin! Thanks Chris for your time and we will be back soon for another session I am sure!

Troy - 06-06-2021

Thanks Chris for your expert tips for my son with his keeping. He loved the session and can’t wait for the upcoming cricket season Regards Troy

Chris - 14-01-2021

Just wanted thank Chris for his great insight into some wicket keeping and batting techniques, which we will continue to practice. Looking forward to next session! Chris M.

Cooper - 13-01-2020

My 12 year old had an excellent coaching session with Chris. The tips and techniques that he passed on will certainly improve my sons keeping.

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