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Tim Paine Eyes Adelaide Strikers Head Coach Role Amid South Australia’s Coaching Revamp

Tim Paine has expressed keen interest in taking on the role of head coach for the Adelaide Strikers, should South Australia opt to separate the state and BBL coaching positions following Jason Gillespie’s departure.

Amid a significant overhaul within South Australia’s cricket setup this off-season, including the departures of key personnel like Tim Nielsen and Gillespie, Paine sees an opportunity to advance his coaching career. Having served as an assistant coach with the Strikers in the previous BBL season, where they reached the Challenger final, Paine is eager for further progression but remains realistic about the current circumstances.

Speaking on SEN Tassie Breakfast, Paine acknowledged the necessary positions that need to be filled within the organization, including the absence of a GM of cricket. He emphasized the potential need for a model where coaching roles are split between South Australia and the Strikers, which would allow him to put his name forward for the head coach position.

Paine emphasized his readiness to undergo the coaching selection process, recognizing the competitive landscape with many experienced coaches vying for such roles. He highlighted the desire to continue his professional development and expressed ambition to coach at the highest level possible, emphasizing the learning opportunities and challenges that come with such a prestigious role.


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