Jim Pearson returns as Roar Women’s Coach for 2020-21

Sunbury Cricket Club is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Pearson as Sunbury Roar Women’s Cricket Coach for Season 2020/21.

Jim begun his cricket coaching journey in 2002  with the Rupertswood Milo program and U12’s in support of his 3 children. He first came to Sunbury CC Juniors in 2005 and assisted Peter Osbourne setting up an U12 team and went on to develop junior cricket through all age levels over the next 5 years. Jim got involved with the senior committee and oversaw the amalgamation of the Sunbury Junior program with the Senior body as one entity in 2009. Jim initiated the clubs first Milo cricket program while continuing coaching Sunbury CC junior teams until 2015/16. He also started playing to assist juniors starting their senior cricket pathway,  was SCC’s first father to play in the same team with his daughter Jordyn, experienced premiership success with son Brenton and enjoyed also playing alongside his son Cameron.

In 2007 Jim joined the GDCA Junior Executive, coached GDCA Junior Country Week teams in 2009 and 2010 and became the inaugural GDCA Female Cricket Officer in 2012 to promote female cricket and establish pathways for girls to play senior cricket. Jim coached the GDCA Girls under 16 team for three years including in the first ever GDCA female country competition in 2012.

Jim is welcomed back with open arms as he is a well respected and highly decorated member of Sunbury CC having also Captained SCC 3rd XI premiership in 2012, served as SCC Treasurer on 3 occasions and was awarded SCC Life Membership in 2016.

It is a very exciting time for the Sunbury Roar Women’s team after a hugely successful inaugural season in the VTCA. We are sure the club will build on this success for the coming season with Jim’s appointment.

This is the perfect opportunity for players looking toward a new challenge to make the change. We are the only cricket club in Sunbury and surrounding areas that can offer TURF cricket.

For all enquiries please contact the club:

President: 
Brendan Doyle:  0426 244 187 b.doyle@dhl.com

Senior Coach:   
Scotty Yardley:  0418 564 462  scottyardley@yahoo.com.au

We are Sunbury, hear the mighty ROAR!

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