Sea Eagles Cricket (SEC) has coaches available for sessions from all over the world tailored to your needs.

At SEC we understand that for cricketers to develop to the best of their ability a variety of coaches are required to suit.

We list our coaches below for you to review and select the coach best suited for your needs.

Bookings & Payment

Payment in advance is required for all sessions and can be made online via the booking system.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule your session SEC require at least 24 hours notice.

Less than 24 hours notice or non-attendance at a session will incur full session fees.

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Level 3 Coaches

Harsha DeSilva

Harsha DeSilva is a highly motivated, outcomes focused, high-performance cricket coach, with extensive experience of leading, identifying and developing talented cricketers in Australia and Sri Lanka. Harsha has been involved with WMDCC in one way or another since he came to Australia in 2013.

  • 2018 to 2020 – Sri Lankan Womens Cricket Head Coach
  • 2016 to 2018 – Valleys District Cricket Club Premiere Womens Coach
  • 2013 to 2016 – Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club Head Coach
  • 2007 to 2010 – Ragama Cricket Club Head Coach, Sri Lanka
  • 2001 to 2010 – St Josephs College, Columbo Head Cricket Coach

Lalchand Rajput

Coach Lalchand Rajput had a distinguished cricket playing career as an opening batsman for Bombay, and at one time was considered one of the best openers in India after Sunil Gavaskar with limited opportunities playing for India. He has translated that into a distinguished coaching career since his playing retirement at an international level.

  • 2018 to Current – Zimbabwean Mens Cricket Head Coach
  • 2016 to 2018 – Afghanistan Mens Cricket Head Coach
  • 2007 to 2008 – Indian Mens Cricket Head Coach
  • 2006 to 2007 – Indian Under 19 Mens Cricket Head Coach
  • 2005 to 2007 – Director of Indian National Cricket Academy
  • 2001 to 2005 – Batting Coach of Indian National Cricket Academy

Ciara Metcalfe

Ex Irish International Cricket Ciara Metcalfe is a highly experienced Level 3 Coach. Ciara joined WMDCC in 2017 having been lured over to sunny Brisbane by the opportunity to grow the WMDCC female cricket program.

  • 2017 to Current – Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club Womens Head Coach
  • 2019 to Current – Queensland Cricket Under 18 and Under 15 Female Program Coach
  • 2017 to Current – Founder of Ciara Metcalfe Cricket Coaching
  • 2019 to 2020 – Cricket Australia Development Intern
  • 2019 to Current – Northern Territory Cricket Under 18 Female National Championships Coach

Mark Coles

Mark is a highly experienced and respected Level 3 Coach. His experience speaks for itself holding multiple national coaching roles across the world. His high energy and positive approach to coaching is the pride of SEC.

  • 2017 to 2019 – Pakistan National Womens Coach
  • 2013 to 2018 – Development and High Performance Manager – Waikato Valley Cricket Association
  • 2012 to 2013 – Coaching Co-ordinator and Specialist Coach – Wellington Blaze
  • 2011 to 2012 – Female Development Manager, Satellite Coach Cricket Australia and Head Coach – Scarborough Cricket
  • 2010 to 2011 – Vanuatu Cricket national Coach and High Performance Manager
  • 2009 – Sunshine Coast Scorchers Head Coach

Prabath Nissanka

Prabath is one of the best fast bowling coaches in Australia. Residing in Victoria, Prabath is a Level 3 Coach who has represented Sri Lanka in both the Test and One Day International arena.

  • 20?? to 20?? – Assistant National Bowling Coach for Sri Lanka Cricket
  • 20?? to 20?? – Head Coach of Casey South Melbourne Premier Cricket Club
  • 20?? to 20?? – Head Coach and Fitness Trainer for Melbourne Cricket Academy
  • 2012 to 2013 – Bowling Coach and Fitness Trainer for the Kandurata Cricket Team (Sri Lanka Premier Leage)
  • 20?? to 20?? – Assistant Coach and Fitness Trainer for Sri Lankan National Under 19 Team

Biju George

Biju resides in India and is a very highly regarded Level 3 Coach available for online coaching only. His experience speaks for itself holding multiple national coaching roles across the world. His high energy and positive approach to coaching is the pride of SEC.

  • 2020 – Signed with Hyderabad Sunrisers as Fielding Coach for IPL season
  • 2017 to 2019 – Fielding Coach for Indian Women’s National Team
  • 2016 to 2018 – Support Coaching Staff for Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL
  • 2015 – Coach of Kuwait National Team
  • 2014 – India Under 19 Fielding Coach
  • 2013 – India Womens Under 19 Head Coach Under 19’s

Shane Deitz

Shane is a current Level 3 Coach having coach across the world. His playing career included a long and distinguished career with South Australia at state level.

  • 2014 to Current – Vanuatu High Performance National Coach
  • 2013 to 2014 – Bangladesh Women’s Head Coach
  • 2008 to 2013 – Wellington Firebirds Assistant Coach
  • 2008 to 2013 – New Zealand High Perforance Coach

Level 2 Coaches

Alister McDermott

Alister is an experienced Level 2 coach who played for Queensland in Australian domestic cricket. Alister has been the Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club Mens Director of Coaching since 2018 and is well known in SEQ cricket circles.

  • 2018 to Current – Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club Mens Director of Coaching.
  • 2019 to 2020 – Queensland Second XI Coach
  • 2017 to Current – AMCA Owner and Director.
  • 2019 – SEC Indian Tour Coach
  • 2017 to 2018 – St Joseph’s College Gregory Terrace Coach
  • 2018 – St Joseph’s Nudgee College Specialist Coach

Rajiv Chandrasekar

Rajiv is an experienced Level 2 coach with 11 years of experience coaching across South East Queensland, India and Singapore. An extremely friendly and supportve coach Rajiv takes great pleasure out of seeing the development of his cricketers.

  • 2019 to Current – Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club Junior Cricket Coach – Under 12 and Under 13
  • 2017 to Current – Rohit Sharma Crickingdom Cricket Academy, Singapore and India Coach
  • 2013 to 2017 – Skiya Cricket Academy, Singapore Coach

Gemaal Hussain

Gemaal is an ex First Class County Cricket player and excelletn young coach. He has his Level 2 Coaching accreditation with his Level 3 pending.

  • 2018 to Current – Pakistan Womens International Strength and Conditioning Coach, Bowling Coach and Assistant Coach
  • 2017 to 2018 – Marlybone CC Coach
  • 2016 to 2017 – Nottingham Assistant Coach ECB City Cup

Level 1 Coaches

Dakota Rodgers

Dakota is a current Second Grade player with Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club and a former junior player of the club. He has 3 years of coaching experience with Churchie and Iona College.

  • 2018 to Current – Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) Coach
  • 2019 to Current – Iona College Coach
  • 2017 to Current – Holiday Clinic coach at various local coaching clinics.

Neal Patterson

Neal has 7 years of coaching experience with both boys and girls of a young age. A devoted Wynnum Manly Coach looking to fianlise his Level 2 Coaching Accreditation in Season 2020/21

  • 2020 – Wynnum Manly Under 15 Paul Pink Coach
  • 2019 – Wynnum Manly Under 11 Girls Pink Coach
  • 2018 to 2019 – Wynnum Manly Girls Heat League Coach
  • 2017 – Wynnum Manly Division 5 BEARS Coach
  • 2017 – Wynnum Manly Division 2 BEARS Coach
  • 2016 – Winter Warehouse Under 13 assistant Coach
  • 2016 – Wynnum Manly Division 9 BEARS Coach
  • 2015 – Wynnum Manly Under 12 EDJCA Coach
  • 2013 – Wynnum Manly Under 11 EDJCA Coach

Krushanth Thanabalasingam

With more than 14 years of experience playing club and school cricket, coaching, umpiring and co-odinating cricket program Krushanth provides a wealth of knowledge to the SEC Coaching Team.

  • 2018 to Current – St Joseph’s College Cricket Coach
  • 2018 to Current – Brisbane Super Kings Woolworths Blaster Co-ordinator
  • 2019 to Current – Queensland Cricket Community Cricket Officer

Dale Hansen

With more than 5 years of experience coaching junior and development cricket Dale understands junior and youth cricketers. A selfless and tireless worker he is known around all SEQ cricket circles.

  • 2016 to Current – Carina Junior Cricket Coach – Division 1 to Division 9
  • 2016 to 2018 – Mater Hill Cricket Club Development Team Captain/Coach
  • 2019 to Current – Captain Wynnum Manly District Cricket Club 6th and 7th Grade sides.