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National coach is required

The Bermuda Cricket Board has begun the process of filling the post of national head coach vacated recently by Clay Smith.

The position will be a part-time one, with the Board “seeking a visionary with a proven and progressive approach to modern day cricket”. The new coach will be required to report to the chairman of the High Performance committee, the successful candidate being able to “deliver sustained success in all conditions and formats while creating a winning culture and team capable of playing competitive cricket on the world stage”.

Smith, who took over from Arnold Manders in December 2015, stood down in October, three months after his contract experienced on July 7. Bermuda were relegated to the lowest level of international cricket last spring in Malaysia when they dropped to Division Five.

The successful applicant must have high performance planning and monitoring as well as designing and implementing player development plans and programmes. They should have a minimum of five years recent demonstrable experience of successful coaching at the senior level and have at least a Level 2 qualification.

“Interested persons should expect to present an outline of how they would approach ensuring promotion from WCL 5,” the Board stressed.

Cover letter and detailed resume should be sent via e-mail to All correspondence should be marked to the attention of the High Performance Committee, c/o Lloyd Smith, PB Box HM 992, HM DX, Bermuda.Closing date for applications is December 28.

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Published December 15, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated December 14, 2018 at 11:08 pm)

National coach is required

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