Coaching

Topline Cricket’s team of coaches offers personal, effective teaching relationships.

We cover every discipline in cricket. We teach the fundamentals of Batting, Fast Bowling, Spin Bowling and Wicket-Keeping, excel in correcting deficiencies, and also pride ourselves on mentoring players through their development and advancement. Our one-on-one coaching is suitable for both junior and senior cricketers.

A 30-minute, one-on-one coaching lesson costs between $40 and $45, depending on the coach. Hour-long lessons may also be available.

We also offer squad training and development sessions at our premier facility here at Topline, or, alternatively, at your cricket club. Please Contact Us to find out more!

All Topline coaches hold a current Victorian Working With Children Check.

Availabilities updated 31/01/2018.

Lewis McManus

Discipline : Wicket Keeping & Batting

Lewis has played 32 First class games, 32 One Day games and 27 T20’s with a highest score in First class cricket of 132* against Surrey. Lewis also played every game in the Hampshire Royal London One Day Cup winning side in 2018 who lifted the trophy at Lords in July.

Leah Paul

Discipline : Batting
Leah Paul is an Irish International Cricketer playing with Ringwood CC Women’s Premier Cricket Team this summer.
Leah has progressed through the Cricket Ireland Pathway and was captain of her country at U17 and U19 levels and she made her full Cricket Ireland International debut against India in 2017.
Leah has a wealth of coaching experience with club and representative under age girl’s teams.

Tess Flintoff

Disciplines : Fast Bowling & Batting
Qualification : CA Community Coach (Level 1)

Tess is one of two new female coaches at Topline along with the Irish Import Leah Paul. Ringwood Womens Star All Rounder, Tess is an athletic fast bowler and classy right hand batter, and has represented the Victorian Under 15 and 18 sides along with being part of the Cricket Australia Under XI.

Matthew Fotia

Disciplines: Fast Bowling
Qualification: CA Community Coach (Level 1)
Availability: Mondays & Fridays, 4:30pm - 8:30pm.

Matt 'Fast' Fotia is the pace bowling spearhead of Topline's coaching group, and has been helping build fast bowlers from the ground up.

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Richard Clifton

Disciplines: Batting
Qualification: CA Representative Coach (Level 2)
Availability: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10am - 9pm, and; Tuesdays 10am - 2pm

Richard has been a mainstay of the Topline family for over 10 years. During that time, he has coached hundreds upon hundreds of keen cricketers.

Rich is surely one of the busiest and most popular one-on-one coaches in Victoria.

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Rohan Ervine

Disciplines: Wicketkeeping & Batting
Qualification: CA Community Coach (Level 1)
Availability: Fridays, 4pm - 9pm

Rohan is Topline's resident gloveman, well-versed in the strange art of wicketkeeping.

Available for one-on-one coaching, Rohan also enjoys working with groups of 2 or more wicketkeepers at once; ideal for siblings, mates, or cricket clubs who want to improve their glovework and movements.

Jake Wigney

Disciplines: Batting & Fast Bowling
Qualification: CA Community Coach (Level 2)
Availability: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30pm - 8:30pm, and; Fridays, 4pm - 8:30pm

Jake 'Wizard' Wigney is another of our all-rounder coaches. Ideal for younger players looking to develop their skills.

Tyson Freeman

Disciplines: Batting & Fast Bowling
Qualification: CA Community Coach (Level 1)
Availability: Mondays, 3:30pm - 8:30pm

Tyson is one of our several all-rounder coaches, available for both batting and bowling. Ideal for younger players looking to develop their skills.

Daniel Scholz

Disciplines: Spin Bowling & Batting
Qualification: CA Community Coach (Level 1)
Availability: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 4pm - 8:30pm; Sundays 9am - 1pm

Dan is a recent addition to the Topline coaching ranks, specialising in spin bowling!

Past Coaches

Topline has been lucky to have the following coaches work here in the past.

Scott McNaughton

Dulip Samaraweera

Madeleine Wright

Jackson Freeman

Ian Holland

Craig Howard

Glenn Maxwell

Bryce McGain

David Saker

Michael Sanderson

Michael Topp

Brendan Walsh

Damien Wright