CRICKET Australia have confirmed the appointment of Rod Marsh as manager – elite coaching development.
The former wicketkeeper, who played 96 Tests for Australia between 1970 and 1984, will be responsible for developing an elite coaching philosophy and guiding overall coaching strategy.
CA general manager team performance Pat Howard said: “The new position will play an important role in advancing Cricket Australia’s current coaching programs.
“Rod has previously worked with Australian academies, the ICC and English academies and he brings a wealth of experience to the role, which will enable him to build on current coaching programs.”
Marsh said: “I’m looking forward to this role and believe that it will be a nice fit with my position on the national selection panel.
“I’ve been coaching cricket for more than 20 years and this is a great opportunity.”
Marsh played an important role in the resurgence of the England team ahead of the 2005 Ashes as England academy coach from 2002 to 2005 and a national selector from 2003 to 2005.