We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Thea Brookes as our new head coach of the Halesowen Women’s team.
Current Central Sparks player Thea has a level three coaching qualification and a wealth of experience playing on the women’s professional circuit. Thea is also contracted to play for Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred competition, which has been pushed back to start in 2021.
Thea will work alongside Women’s Captain Carolann Power and coaches Shaz Gill and Vincent O’Grady as they look to build on considerable success gained in the past few years.
Commenting on her appointment, Thea said: “I’m delighted to be joining such a strong club which is really on the upward trajectory in all areas, and I’m very much looking forward to contributing my experience and expertise to this ambitious Club.”
Director of Cricket Joe Tromans added “We’re thrilled to have secured Thea to lead the Women’s team in the future. She was the outstanding candidate and perfect person to build on the success the Women’s team have already achieved.
“Having again won the Worcestershire Softball league, we are looking to push forward in hardball cricket, and we’re confident that she can take the side to the next level.”
"The Club will continue to invest in coaching and facilities which will benefit all players at the club as part of a long term development plan."