Coaches/Staff

Head Coach

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Ricardo Powell

Head Coach/ Director

BIO

Powell captured the hearts of cricket enthusiasts after he burst onto the scene in 1999 as a professional cricketer with a record-breaking century against India in Singapore. Powell continued to represent the West Indies Cricket team in a career total of 109 ODIs and 2 Test matches. He has won several Man of the Match” Awards during his career and holds the record for the youngest West Indies Player to score a One Day International century. While playing for the West Indies, he gained the reputation as one of the most outstanding fielders the game had seen. Currently, he is the captain of the Indian Lions Cricket Club, based in Memphis Tennessee.

Powell continues to excel off the field. He is the first international cricketer to be contracted by ESPN as a cricket analyst. In 2016 he was also appointed ICC Americas Chairman of Selectors.

Rishi Bhardwaj

Coach

Lynette Garcia

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International Coach/Manager

BIO

Lynette Garcia is a Caribbean cricket enthusiast and Level 1 coach. Garcia is a Sport Manager who holds a B.Sc. in Business and Sports Management from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. Having grown up in the small cricketing community of Santa Cruz, Trinidad, the same community that produced international players like Brian Lara and Dwayne Bravo, she played the sport of cricket both at High School and Club Level. Using her formal training in Sports Management and over eight years experience of competitive playing, Lynette is now focused on developing young cricketers in the USA through coaching and mentoring.

Basia Alicia Powell

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Director Media 

Basia Powell is a TV Producer and Chef. She has over 10 years of experience in media. She overseas all aspects of video production, social and digital media , as well as sponsorship related matters for RPCA.  Powell is a certified Chef and also provides culinary expertise as it relates to menu planning and diet for our players. She holds a B.Sc in Government, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Diploma in Culinary Arts.