Coaching Staff

Gary Whitaker, Director of Cricket – Men’s

Gaz2Gary comes to UTS North Sydney with a wealth of coaching experience having led grade and shires clubs for over a decade. Gary's resume is littered with achievements, including first grade premierships, a club championship and winning 2013/14’s SCA Coach of the Year award while at Sydney University.

Gary manages the men’s cricket program at UTS NSDCC, including player development and preparation and engaging experienced professionals to assist Norths players improve their cricket.

Michelle Goszko, Director of Cricket - Women's

Michelle brings an intimidating playing a coaching pedigree to UTS North Sydney's women's program. Michelle's playing career included scoring a test double century and winning a world cup in front of the largest crowd ever recorded at a women's cricket match. After her playing career Michelle has been heavily involved in the NSW pathways program for junior girls.

Michelle manages the women's cricket program at UTS NSDCC.

Jason Krejza, Junior Development Manager

Jason’s brings international playing experience and extensive coaching acumen to the development of UTS North Sydney’s U21 players. After jason completed his successful playing career for Australia, NSW and Tasmania, Jason has grown his coachig business, Elite Cricket.

Jason coaches UTS North Sydney’s AW Green Shield side and provides match-week assistance to Poidevin-Gray squad members to help them prepare for games.

Todd Harper, Training Co-ordinator

Toddy RunningTodd has been heavily involved with grade cricket, first with Manly-Warringah, and now at UTS North Sydney. Todd's passion for cricket, and to see UTS North Sydney's players maximise their abilities, is immense.

Todd’s wears many hats, including managing the two weekly training sessions at Bon Andrews, managing the Poidevin-Gray team, providing match-day support for first grade.

Ray Beattie, Sprint Coach

Ray has a formidable resume, including playing first grade rugby league, sprinting professionally, holding a directorship at the AIS and being a black belt in karate. Physical movement all comes back to sprinting technique, and the Bears are fortunate to have Ray’s leadership in this area.

Ashley Perrott, Fielding Coach

Ashley is also an accomplished sportsman, having played first grade rugby and competitive athletics. Ashley joins the Bears to assist Ray with sprint coaching and to facilitate fielding sessions.