New head coach for Canterbury Magicians

Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images
Rhys Morgan has been appointed as the new head coach for the Canterbury Magicians women's cricket team for the 2020-21 season.

The former Wellington representative has previously coached the Fijian men's, women's and under-19 teams and worked as a batting consultant for the Bangladesh test side.

He also mentored the Wellington under-19 men's and women's teams plus the women's A side.

Morgan will start his new role on September 1.

"I’m really excited to move south and get stuck into it,’’ he said.

"The Magicians are a side with huge potential and I’m looking forward to playing my part and seeing how well they can do.

"My goal is to make a positive difference on everyone’s game, and if I can do that, then I’m sure we’ll see some good results along the way.”

New Canterbury Magicians coach Rhys Morgan. Photo: Canterbury Cricket
New Canterbury Magicians coach Rhys Morgan. Photo: Canterbury Cricket
Canterbury Cricket high performance manager Marty Croy was certain Morgan would be an asset.

“Rhys’ coaching experience and the qualities he brings to the table with regards to his coaching skill set is going to be valuable for this side,” he said.

“Rhys understands what it takes to coach at different development levels, across both male and female environments.

“His experience in the women’s game, as well as his proven ability to create learning environments that progress individual talent and promote team success is an exciting prospect for the Magicians,” Croy said.






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