Our coaching panel consists of skilled male and female accredited cricket coaches dedicated to ensuring everyone develops their game in a positive, enjoyable learning environment
Sol is our Academy & Coaching Strategy Director. He has recently retired from playing international cricket for Zimbabwe where he has represented his country in all formats.
You may have seen him representing Zimbabwe at national level, including the 2015 ICC World Cup – where he hit that massive 103m 6 out of the ground against South Africa!
He was also in the Melbourne Renegades line up in 2013/2014 and has been involved in Victorian Premier cricket clubs Essendon and Northcote. He is now the development coach at Northcote Cricket club.
Sol is a Level 2 CA Coach
Rachel manages the coaching programs at Cutting Edge Cricket.
Rachel is a senior assistant coach and head batting coach at Preston CC in the VSDCA.
She has coached the girl’s and boys Northern Falcons and the NMCA U12s rep team.
In 2017, Rachel was involved in the Crusaders Outright Program, helping with the coaching at the MCG.
In June-July 2017, Rachel toured Sri Lanka and Malaysia coaching an U13 boys team of 16 players.
In June 2019, Rachel went to the UK with the Crusaders where she had the opportunity to play against English sides.
She holds a Diploma in Sport Development, Certificate IV in Fitness, Bachelor of Sport Coaching and a Master of Sport Business and Integrity.
Rachel is a Level 2 CA Coach
Jeff is a veteran cricket coach with over 35 years experience and an extensive knowledge of the game.
In his younger days, Jeff played at Collingwood VCA, captain-coached at Coburg CC and played and coached at Downend CC (UK).
He was Director of Coaching at Preston CC in 2017/18 and worked with Cricket Victoria as a Coach Educator for over 10 years.
Jeff is currently batting coach at Riverside Cricket Club in the DVCA.
Jeff is a Level 2 CA Coach
Alex has 10+ years experience in coaching cricket at both junior and senior level. He was head coach of Preston CC in the VSDCA for 4 years and has held coaching positions with the Northern Falcons, NMCA and is head of the Preston CC Pathway Development Squad.
He is passionate about player development in all areas of the game and specifically spin bowling.
Alex is a Level 2 CA Coach
Liam is one of our all-rounder coaches who specialises in bowling.
He debuted for Preston CC First XI in 2016 and won the First XI MVP for Season 2017/18.
He has held coaching positions with Preston CC as assistant coach of the Preston JG Craig (formerly known as HATCH) program. He has recently been assistant coach for the Northern Falcons U16 & U18 boys.
This season he is an assistant coach at Preston CC where he will be looking after the all rounders.
He is very driven in assisting all cricketers in any way possible to help further themselves. He is currently studying Bachelor of Education (P-12). Liam is a Level 2 CA Coach