About The Academy
Our aim is to make the cubs - LEGENDS of the future.
Desert Cubs Cricket Academy (DCCA) is proud to be a far sighted academy that nurtures young generation of players into professional successful sportsmen and sportswomen of the Future.
At DCCA, the young players are trained to become strong, to think and act like leaders and to equip them with self-confidence in the face of adversity on and off the field .
Desert Cubs Cricket Academy was born with a passion by Presley Polonnowita to nurture young talent to great cricketers. The former Sri Lankan youth player started providing cricket coaching for a group of 10 youngsters. Since then, the academy has developed into the largest cricket academy in the UAE. DCCA now provides training to around 600 young girls and boys of various nationalities from the age groups of 5 to 19 years.
Desert Cubs Cricket Academy has also spreads its wings in developing youngsters in others sports such as Badminton, Swimming, Athletics and much more to follow. Such initiatives have been taken by DCCA in order to keep the younger generation physically fit to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
DCCA is a registered academy in the UAE and currently conducts its coaching sessions in Dubai and Sharjah.
Desert Cubs is proud to have recruited qualified Cricket, Badminton, Swimming and Athletic coaches and have accelerated them with First aid certification in order to add greater value to the youngsters who train at Desert Cubs.
“To be the best Cricket Academy in UAE admired for its effectiveness, methods, quality and performance.”
Desert Cubs envisions acting as an Academy to effectively tap and groom the young and talented athletes for the future.
Whilst our long term goal is to set up a Sporting Centre of Excellence with training and coaching facilities for all major sports in the Gulf to produce ‘LEGENDS OF THE FUTURE’, who can adapt to the current and future challenges in Domestic and International sports arena.
“To produce quality players who can respond well to the current and future challenges of Domestic and International Circuit”
We are dedicated to uplift the standard of sports in the UAE by producing well-talented athletes with all round personalities.
We focus on embedding the basic skills in young athletes who are right at the starting point of their careers to make them competitive personalities and become legends in their respective sports.
Our coaching curriculums are designed to gradually instil all the necessary skills and competencies in young athletes so that they are fully equipped for challenges of different forms of the games.
Our qualified coaches are dedicated to explore and deliver new dimensions of coaching which is one of our main strengths.
DCCA launched it’s Badminton training in the year 2012 by Aaron Vedhasinghe who was a former player from Sri Lanka with the aim of encouraging youngsters to develop their physical fitness and balance a healthy lifestyle towards a competitive and challenging environment.
DCCA launched it’s swimming lessons in the year 2014 within the Academy. Swimming is an extremely demanding sport and in turn requires discipline to build the required physical strength.
DCCA currently conducts cricket coaching sessions in Dubai and Sharjah.
Deira International School (DIS), Al Badia (Currently Unavailable) - Location Map
Dubai College Centre (DCC), Jumeirah (Currently Unavailable) - Location Map
Jumerirah Baccalaureate School, Jumeirah - Location Map
United Pro Sports, Al Quoz - Location Map
Sharjah English School (SES) located at Meliha Road Opposite University City, Sharjah - Location Map
Badminton/Swimming/Athletics - DCCA also conducts training for Badminton, Swimmig and Athletics at Sharjah English School (SES)