Introducing the Centrals Coaching Team for 2021/22
The Club is very pleased to introduce the key Club Coaches for the coming season:
Jarrod Bradley – Club Specialist Cricket Coach
We welcome Jarrod Bradley to the Centrals as the Club’s Specialist Cricket Coach. In this new role at the Club, Jarrod will work with individual and small groups of Seniors and Juniors at practice, on specific technique and skill development.
Over the past 15 seasons Jarrod has been doing individual coaching, similarly, with a strong emphasis on technique and skill development. He has completed the Cricket Level 2 coaching course twice, and as a SEDA teacher was involved in a number of Cricket Australia professional development programs.
Jarrod is a seasoned and standout cricket, leading suburban Clubs to sustained success for a number of years. He has been Captain Coach of some leading local Clubs including: Ferntree Gully CC, Parkdale United and Mulgrave CC (in 8 seasons there he played in 6 GF and won 5 consecutive 1st XI premierships, with the Club achieving 20 senior premierships during this time).
Over the past few years, he has held Senior and some Junior coaching roles at Le Page C.C. and has been crucial with their improvement and competiveness, winning three 1st Eleven Premierships.
Jarrod is excited about the opportunity to work with our young and developing group and is keen to assist as many player as possible achieve their best!!
Stan Moraitis – Training and Club Coach
Stan is well known to many at the Club and is enthusiastic to assist our young Senior group, with training and practice support and mentoring for game day.
Moving to our Club a couple of years ago, Stan, has a long history in our Association. A former Woolnough Captain and Junior Coordinator with Mackie and Club President at Melbourne Hellenic, Stan, has guided and assisted many Juniors and young people develop through Club cricket.
Over his years of cricket Stan has also coached many Junior teams and has enjoyed seeing the talent rise and mature. In particular, over the past 5 years he has coached the SECA Under 16 Representative Teams, with great success. A number of Shields and many happy young men with the taste for greater honours as they enter Senior Cricket.
Stan, like many of our experienced players at the Club, is keen to foster a positive and supporting environment, with all having an opportunity to represent the Club at the highest level.