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BBL Head Coach - Michael Klinger

One of the finest domestic cricketers of the 21st Century, Michael Klinger joined the Melbourne Renegades as the club's BBL Head Coach in November 2019.

Klinger is considered one of the masters of Twenty20 cricket, having scored 5960 runs in 206 T20s around the world. Klinger played state cricket for his native Victoria as well as South Australia and Western Australia, and was one of the stars of the first eight years of the BBL with the Adelaide Strikers and the Perth Scorchers, with whom he played in two title-winning campaigns.

He has extensive experience in elite cricket around the world, playing both County and IPL cricket at various stages, as well as three T20 Internationals for Australia in 2017.

Klinger replaced Andrew McDonald, who led the club to its first BBL title in BBL|08.

BBL Coaching Staff

Head Coach

Michael Klinger 

List Manager

Andrew Lynch

Assistant Coach

Lachlan Stevens

Assistant Coach

Andre Borovec

Bowling Coach

Shaun Tait 

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Jade Roberts

Physiotherapist

Nick Adcock



 

WBBL Head Coach - Lachie Stevens

After a playing career that saw him represent South Australia and Queensland Lachie Stevens turned to coaching undertaking assistant roles with the Queensland, Western Australian and Victorian men’s teams.

He led the Perth Scorchers to the BBL Final in BBL|01 and was our inaugural WBBL Head Coach before joining the our BBL team where he was an Assistant Coach for three seasons (including the BBL|08 triumph).

In 2019 Stevens was appointed acting Head Coach of the Victorian Men’s team following Andrew McDonald’s appointment to the national team’s coaching panel.

In 2020, Stevens was announced our WBBL Head Coach.

WBBL Coaching Staff

Head Coach

Lachie Stevens

Senior Assistant Coach

Carl Sandri

Assistant Coach

Duncan Harrison

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Richard Johnson

Physiotherapist

Gordon Pritchard

Selector/Mentor

Karen Rolton