Balbriggan Cricket Club are delighted to announce the appointment of Andre Botha as Director of Cricket and Head Coach.
Andre has extensive High Performance Coaching experience and has had massive success since leaving Irish shores in 2013. Since 2018 he has been Head Coach for the Malawi National Teams and is currently Director Of Cricket for Krugersdorp School , Head Coach at Khosa Sports Club CC in South Africa and part Owner of Rely on Coaching Academy. Andre has extensive experience working with Senior and Underage High Performance Cricketers and is a Level 3 High Performance coach.
As one or Ireland’s Greatest ever International Cricketers , Andre earned 142 caps and Played in 4 World Cups over 10 years as an International. One of the all time greats of Leinster and Irish Club Cricket , Andre knows Irish conditions and Irish Club cricket very well.
As a club we have come a long way on and off the pitch over the past 10 years and we feel strongly that the appointment of a Coach of the Calibre of Andre is the next step in our development as a club. We have a strong group of young Senior Players and an excellent group of Junior players who will all benefit massively from Andre’s Coaching and guidance.
Both the club and Andre consider this appointment the beginning of a long term commitment and a project to develop Balbriggan C.C. into one of the Top clubs in Irish Cricket.
Andre brings a massive amount of knowledge and experience to our club and we are delighted that he has accepted the role. We look forward to welcoming both Andre and Yvonne to Balbriggan in April.
Bothsy , Welcome to The Brig