Ken is a former First Grade player for Souths and Premiership winner. Ken has represented Queensland and had a distinguished coaching career winning many premierships in representative cricket and senior grade cricket. Ken brings a wealth of experience as a Level 2 coach and we are excited to have him on board for 2022-23
Director of Women's Cricket and Head Coach
Melissa will head up our Women's program and has extensive experience as a player and coach. Melissa will be driving the club's program forward to develop young cricketers for long term sustainability at Souths
Joe has come on board as an Assistant Coach this season. Joe has represented Queensland and coached at the highest level in Australian and overseas. The Club is extremely lucky to have Joe part of the coaching staff this season
Mens Grade and Under 19s coach
David Short is a former first grade player for Souths and is the current Mens grade coach and Under 19s coach.
Mens Grade Coach
Baba is a stalwart of the Club, a Life Member and was the Head Coach from last First Grade premiership in 2001. A level 3 coach who has international coaching experience through coaching sints in the Maldives (2002 ), Bhutan (2003-2007 ) and also in the Malaysian Premier League with Penang State. Known for his disciplinarian ways around the club, he continues to coach and develop junior players and works closely with seniors.
Coaches - Lord's Taverners
For the 2022 season, the club has appointed both Nick Perera and Ben Johnson as Head Coaches for our Lord's Taverners program. Both Nick and Ben are level 2 accredited coaches and are passionate about the development of young cricketers at Souths. Nick and Ben have extensive coaching experience at junior representative level, within the country and overseas. We look forward to supporting Nick and Ben as they prepare for the 2022 season
Under 19s Coach
Jonathon has stepped up this season to assist in the Under 19 space. He was an extremely talented and tough cricketer in his own right, Jonathon will bring a perfect balance or competitiveness and development to the Under 19 team this year. Again, only 5 games for the Under 19 Competition and we look forward to seeing Jonathon get the best out of the group for the year.