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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Coaching Staff

Peter Steindl

Men's First Grade Coach

Peter Steindl is once again our male 1st grade coach for the 2021/22 season. Peter is a proud Wests Old boy. He is also a former International Coach with Scotland from 2007-2013 having represented Scotland himself in the English County competitions. Peter was part of the Scottish Cricket Team for the ICC World Cup in 1999. Peter coached our Wests 2nd and 1st grade men’s teams to premierships in 2015/16 and 2016/17 respectively. Peter's knowledge about the game and the management of his players is second to none and is one the highest credentialed coaches in the Premier Cricket Competition. The club is relishing the opportunity to have Peter onboard for the upcoming season.

Steve Paulsen

Men's Assistant Coach

Steve is a Level 2 cricket coach with extensive experience both as a cricketer and in the development of sports development programs. Steve played for Wests for many years and is Wests all-time leading runs scorer in Premier Grade cricket. He also played for the Queensland Bulls and the Brisbane Heat. Steve is Wests' Assistant Coach for our Men's cricket teams, and our specialist batting and leg spin coach.

Ben Maddox

Women's First Grade Coach

Ben is a former Wests player and the current head coach for Wests Women's Premier Grade teams. He brings extensive coaching experience to this role having coached Marist Brothers College first eleven cricket team for several years with strong success. This role has also included a stint working with Regional representative teams at various State Championships. More recently Ben has been involved in the development of the cricket program at the College as well as working with other up-and-coming coaches within the program. He is also studying for a Master’s Degree in Sports Coaching at the University of Queensland. In 2016 he was granted the opportunity to participate in the Level 3 High Performance Coaching program which Cricket Australia held in Hong Kong. 2017/18 was Ben's first foray into coaching Premier Cricket having been invited to take on the Women’s squad at Wests. He's Looking forward to another successful season with the Dogs in 2022/22!

David Lossberg

Lords Taverners Coach

David Lossberg is a wests old boy and former 1st grade player at the club. He has partnered up with David Pamenter the past couple of seasons in leading our Lords Taverners Squad. David is a very passionate club man and has great cricket knowledge and wants to see all of his players do well and transition from Taverners into the club's senior ranks.

George Seaward

Female Youth/ Womens 2nd Grade Coach

George is currently Wests coach for the Girls Youth teams and our Women's 2nd grade team. George has a wealth of junior development coaching. George has guided Ipswich Grammar School teams to premierships with the U 15’s. He was the successful team coach for the Inaugural U16 Qld Cricket Rookie Challenge team. (His Assistant coach was Billy Stanlake!!!). George also coached our very own Premier Grade Youth Girls team to the final in previous year’s competition under lights and has credentials as a very successful MSW Junior Representative Coach. You won't find anyone more passionate about the club and the women's program then George!

David Pamenter

Lords Taverners Coach

David has once again joined forces with David Lossberg to lead our Lord's Taverners squad for the 2021/22 season. Davis is a passionate wests man and works extremely hard with our taverners players, ensuring they gain the knowledge and skills to perform at their best.