Head remained a regular selection for the 2012–13 season, usually batting in the middle order. He again participated in the National Under-19 Championships, and was named Player of the Tournament for a second consecutive championships. Head subsequently played a single Twenty20 game for the Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League, replacing the injured Kieron Pollard in the team. However, shortly after South Australia's Shield win against Victoria in January 2013, he was hit by a car outside a hotel in Adelaide, receiving injuries to his head and back. At grade cricket level, Head plays for Tea Tree Gully.