High Performance Coaching Appointment
Date of Event Southern District Cricket Club: Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:45PM





I am pleased to announce the appointment of CARL HOOPER to the Southern District CC High Performance Coaching role for 2019/2020.


Carl captained the West Indies in Test Matches and ODI’s.


Carl's is only 1 of 2 players to have played test cricket that scored over 5,000 test runs, took 100 test wickets and 100 test catches.  His highest test score was 233 runs against India.


In addition, Carl played 227 ODI’s and scored 6,000 ODI runs and is again only 1 of 2 players to have scored a 100 against every county (18 in total) in England, whilst playing for Kent and Lancashire.


This appointment provides a great opportunity for our club and players to extract Carl’s international playing expertise and experiences, to maximise their individual skill development and team success. 


Carl has previously coached at Woodville CC and been the batting coach at the West Indian High-Performance Centre.  In addition, he has coached the Antigua Hawksbills and Guyana Amazon Warriors in the CPL T20 competition and coached at the DLCA and SACA.  Carl has most recently been involved in radio cricket commentary in India.


Further information regarding further coaching appointments and pre-season training will be advised soon.



Best regards



Grant Lovelock


Southern District CC

M: 0431 265 961

Last updated: Thursday June 27, 2019 2:33PM