Powell captured the hearts of cricket enthusiasts after he burst onto the scene in 1999 as a professional /West Indies cricketer. He scored a record-breaking century against India in Singapore. Ricardo 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 has ever seen. He is the former captain of the Indian Lions Cricket Club, based in Memphis Tennessee. Today, he also captains Lightning Cricket club in Georgia.
Ricardo Powell continues to excel off the field. He is the first international cricketer to be contracted by ESPN (USA), as a cricket analyst. He held the position of ICC Americas Chairman of Selectors, between 2016 -2020. He now owns and operates the Ricardo Powell Cricket Academy (RPCA) in Georgia, USA and is the VP Booking and Talent at 124NotOut Sports Agency.
Brenton Parchment, or Coach Parchy as commonly known, possesses a dynamic wealth of experience having coached in England, Ireland, the Netherland, Australia and the Caribbean. Coach Parchy currently holds a Cricket Australia High-Performance Level III Certification, as well as, an ECB coaching certificate. With his vast array of approaches to cricket and talent development, Coach Parchy’s vision is to develop and mentor elite juniors and professionals in a quest to continue to advance and grow the game.
In the fast-changing landscape of cricket, coach Parchy’s philosophy is unwavering. He believes that everyone is different. Therefore, guiding the players to grow and develop naturally with their unique cricket DNA. Thus, he emphasizes a comprehensive developmental approach to helping the cricketer become physically fit, mentally strong, technically sound, and tactically aware. The aim is to help players excel at every element of the game, play longer, recover quicker, concentrate better and perform consistently.
COACHING CONSULTANT (BASED IN DUBAI)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Dubai, United Arab Emrites
Jared is a driven and yet relaxed individual. He enjoys challenges while operating at a high level of productivity and dedication. He loves being part of the learning process while sharing the knowledge. Loyal with a sense of responsibility with anyone he engages. His coaching philosophy is to develop personal growth and self-belief. Sharing a passion for the developing free-thinking crickets is a constant passion he has as a coach.