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BBL Head Coach - David Saker

David Saker joined the Melbourne Renegades as the club's BBL Head Coach in June 2021.

Saker previously coached the team for one season in BBL|05 before he was appointed Assistant Coach of the Australian Men’s Team.

With nearly 20 years’ coaching experience, Saker has held senior coaching roles with Australia, England and Sri Lanka’s national teams.

BBL Coaching Staff

Head Coach

David Saker

List Manager

Andrew Lynch

Assistant Coach

Simon Helmot 

Assistant Coach

Andre Borovec

Bowling Coach

Mick Lewis

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Richard Johnson

Physiotherapist

Nick Adcock



WBBL Head Coach - Simon Helmot

Simon Helmot brings vast international experience from the leading Twenty20 competitions across the globe. He has held coaching roles in the Indian Premier League, Caribbean Premier League, Afghan Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League and the Big Bash League.

Helmot was the Renegades’ inaugural BBL Coach and returned to the club in 2020 as Assistant Coach of both the BBL and WBBL teams.

Simon Helmot was announced as our WBBL Head Coach in May 2021.

WBBL Coaching Staff

Head Coach

Simon Helmot

Assistant Coach

Andrew Christie 

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Richard Johnson

Physiotherapist

Maddy Hannington