August 9, 2022
Australia WBBL News – Tasmania, Hurricane looking for new women’s coach as Salian Beams takes high performance job


Salian is set to step away from his successful coaching positions after being named as the new General Manager of High Performance of Beams Cricket Tasmania, just months after the WNCL and WBBL started.

Beams coached the Tasmania women’s team to the WNCL title last season and signed an extension to remain coach of the Hobart Hurricanes, but to take over the job vacated by Simon Insley earlier this year. Opted to return to a high performing role.

Beams is currently coaching Trent Rockets in the Women’s Hundred in the UK, but will return to Australia to oversee Tasmania’s men’s and women’s cricket program, which will be a return to high performance and away from coaching, formerly the Cricket Performance Manager at Loughborough. are. University in England.

Beams said, “When I got the chance to sit back and really think about my career progression, that’s the direction I really want to move in because I love creating the best high performance systems and people.” “

“I had a great working relationship with Simon and his departure was a surprise and I was really sad to see him leave, and it wasn’t until the potential of this opportunity really dawned on me.

“After signing [head coach] The contract extension in May, it was obviously not something I had planned, but the opportunity to work in the male system while working with the same players and staff in the women’s program made it really attractive to me.

“Jeff [Vaughan, Tasmania and Hurricanes men’s head coach] And I’ve always collaborated really well together, and we have a great team of coaches and support staff throughout the department, so I look forward to seeing a lot of success on the field in all five of our elite teams this season. Am. , as well as working to develop and implement a strategy for how we are going to further improve Tasmanian elite cricket in the medium to long term.

“The opportunity to stay within the organization after leaving a head coaching role is an exciting one, and I am grateful for it. The organization has achieved a lot in recent years and I can’t wait to play a role in reaching Tasmanian cricket.” could do its potential in the future.”

This leaves Cricket Tasmania looking for a new WBBL and WNCL coach, with the season not too far away, but CEO Dominic Baker said the appointment of the general manager was crucial to getting the right one.

“Filling such an important role like a high performance manager is always a big task, and as you would expect, the quality of the applications we received was exceptional,” Baker said.

“It was a bonus for us to already be the best person for this role within this organization. We take pride in our people, and Salian’s plan and vision for the future of high performance presented to us through the recruitment process. was extraordinary.

“She’s already shown us that she’s a great coach, but as well as the technical side of things, she’s an excellent strategist, and is always looking for ways we can get better, not just On the field in the short term, but to ensure that the future of Tasmanian cricket is sustainable for years to come.”

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