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High Performance Area Strengthened with Local Appointments

Date: 17 September 2015

High Performance Area Strengthened with Local Appointments

Cricket Wellington is pleased to announce the appointment of two local cricket identities to the High Performance support team.

Former Wellington and NZ player Richard Petrie has been appointed as the Mental Skills Trainer for the Wellington Firebirds. Petrie will provide training and support to the Firebirds squad, assisting players with the tools and techniques needed to both cope with and succeed in modern professional cricket.

Long-serving Eastern Suburbs captain Lance Dry has been appointed as Wellington Provincial A Selector and Talent ID Manager. Dry’s role is an expansion of the selector role for the Wellington city side he has held over recent summers, and now sees him working with Provincial A Coach Glenn Pocknall, while also contributing to the talent identification and pathway process within Cricket Wellington’s representative framework.

Commenting on both appointments Director of Cricket Robbie Kerr said it was particularly pleasing to have such passionate Wellington people involved. “Both Richard and Lance have a long association with Wellington cricket and teams, and both are passionate about helping the region to achieve its goals. We’re very fortunate to have such capable and committed people within our support team.”

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