Long-standing cricketer and highly-respected coach in the north coastal zone, Mervyn Bourke, has been appointed to the position of Zone Academy Coach. Mervyn, affectionately known as mid-north coast’s Mr Cricket, was chosen from a strong field of candidates and will commence the role immediately.
This newly created position is a critical contributor to achieving Cricket NSW strategic goals of dominating interstate cricket and developing Australian representative players. The Zone Academy Coach’s primary purpose is to promote and develop the game of cricket to elite male and female athletes within the north coastal zone which stretches from Tweed Heads to Forster.
This appointment is the first part of a Cricket NSW restructure of coaching activities with the NSW country regions. The next phase involves appointing a regional coach in each of the three cricket councils within the north coastal zone.
Expressions of Interest are now being sought from cricket coaches interested in applying for the position of Regional Coach in far north coast (Tweed Heads to Evans Head), north coast (Iluka to Macksville) and mid-north coast (South West Rocks to Forster) cricket councils. The closing date for Expressions of Interest is Sunday, 23 June 2013.
Expressions of interest can be sent to Mervyn Bourke, North Coastal Zone Academy Coach by email on [email protected].
Any enquiries about the role, please contact Mervyn Bourke on 0402 599 637 or (02) 6585 1118.