Meet the Coaches
Farooq Kirmani, is Ontario Head Coach (Level 2 Coach)Farooq is an experienced International cricket player, he is a former Team Canada Captain with 15 years cricket coaching experience, specialization in Team Formation. He is proactive, results‐focused and challenge‐driven cricket coach with extensive experience in coaching and extensive cricketing pedigree gained on several continents, including Test cricket and age‐level cricket in Pakistan & Canada. As a coach he has helped Canadian team to win at world stage in the past. He has been a dedicated individual for the cricket development of youth and international‐level cricketers. His experience includes: Selector Junior Team Cricket Canada 2014-Current, Selector/Coach Ontario 2012, Assistant Coach to U19 Team World Cup in New Zealand in 2010, Canadian National U19 Team Coach (ICC Intercontinental Cup, 2009), Coached Canadian U15 Team – 2 Championship Titles 2008/2009., Canadian Junior Elite Program Coach (2005‐2010), Coaching junior program for the past 10 years
Team Ontario Coach
Zubin Surkari is Ontario team Coach (Level 2) Zubin is a Canadian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler. Surkari has represented Canada in six ICC Intercontinental Cup matches, 12 List A matches, the 2004 ICC Americas Championship and the 2005 ICC Trophy. He has a highest first-class score of 139, scored against the UAE in the semi-final of the 2004 ICC Intercontinental Cup. Zubin has been the assistant for the Senior National Cricket Team, assistant Coach for the U-15/U19 Canadian High Performance Program and selector and coach for the Ontario U-15/17 training camp.Professionally, Zubin is an IT Professional and Cricket Analyst / Co-host at TITAN GSG for Rogers Sportsnet.
Team Ontario Coach & Camp Director
Shah Zafar is Ontario Team Coach (Level 2), Shah has played cricket at university and District level (grade 1) competition in Karachi, Pakistan, played in Toronto in 1970s. Shah bring vast Experience and knowledge of coaching and coaching education system, sound knowledge of developing cricket structures for junior program, Training under structure programs, Identification of deficiencies and improve upon technical weaknesses and raise tactical Skill awareness along with knowledge to improve mental approach to the game and video Analysis.
Team Ontario Coach
David Weedon is Ontario team coach, he has previously coached in Australia and currently coaching local clubs and academy youth. David is specialize skill in preparing wicketkeepers..More to come……