The Western Province Cricket Association has named Salieg Nackerdien as its new Head Coach of the Six Gun Grill Western Province team.
Nackerdien has signed a multi-season contract.
Faiek Davids, who has been serving as Acting Head Coach, will remain as Assistant Coach.
Nackerdien’s most recent position was as a batting consultant to Boland Cricket and before that as the Momentum Proteas Women’s Assistant Coach.
Nackerdien has previous experience with Western Province, having served in various coaching capacities between 2009 and 2016. He has also served as head coach of the WP semi-professional team and headed up the WP Academy.
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“Salieg is no stranger to WP Cricket, he understands our structures, and is fully aware that we strive for excellence through our pipeline, right up to our professional team, and we are confident that he can lead the way to bring trophies back to WP Cricket,” said WPCA President Ashraf Burns.
“I want to thank Western Province Cricket for this fantastic opportunity,” said Nackerdien. “I’m looking forward to the journey ahead and working with some of the best talent our country has to offer. It is a huge honour to take on the role as head coach of Six Gun Grill WP and I can’t wait to get started.”