The UTAS Cricket Committee are pleased to provide an update regarding our coaching structure for season 2020/21
The UTAS Cricket Committee are pleased to provide an update regarding our coaching structure for season 2020/21, following a committee meeting last night (via Zoom), where the following coaching appointments were endorsed:
- Director of Coaching - Ben Harrison
- Head Coach Men's Premier Cricket - Damien Wright
- High Performance Consultant - Tim Paine
Ben's role as Director of Coaching will have a focus on supporting club coaches to deliver structured and innovative programs, and developing coaches for the future. Ben will be supporting coaches from Junior Blasters to First Grade Men's and Women's with developing their programs, as well as individual coach development such as coach accreditation, coach feedback and development plans. Ben will also continue his recent work to grow strong partnerships with our local schools to support their cricket programs. Ben will be the key contact for all UTAS Cricket coaches, Cricket Tasmania coaches and local schools.
Damien's role as Head Coach Men's Premier Cricket, will lead Men’s 1st to 3rd Grade sides, as well as have input into our Pathway programs. Damien will oversee all pre-season and in-season training sessions, and assistant coaches involved with the Men’s program. Damien will be the key contact for all Senior Men’s players.
Tim Paine will continue to support the committee and coaching department with player and coach recruitment, and continue to act as a great mentor for our high performance players, in his position as High Performance Consultant.
The position of Head Coach Female Cricket is now vacant, and the club will be commencing it's search for coaches to lead our female program in the coming days.