Coaching Staff Profiles
Andrew Tonkin has agreed to be the Senior Assistant Coach for the 2015/2016 season. Andy has a huge amount of experience in the RDCA and is well know to the majority of our members given his involvement at the Club for 30 years.
Some of his cricketing highlights are summarized below:
Played approximately 400 RDCA games. Co-coach & Captain WPCC, Captain Coach Croydon Nth CC, Captain Coach Parkwood CC. Captain WPCC 1st, 2nd and 4th XI’s 5 Premierships: 2x Chandler Shield, 3x Chandler 2. RDCA Representative team wicketkeeper. Junior coach & WPCC Junior Coaching Co-Ordinator. Life Member WPCC
2014-2015 Coach Profile
Paul McDonald our 2013/2014 & 2014/2015 coach is an experienced cricketer and coach who also played a number of seasons of Premier cricket for both Ringwood and Dandenong. He was the leading wicket taker in Dandenong’s 1st XI on 6 occasions. Paul has coached in Victoria, ACT and in the UK where he also played a number of seasons.
2014-2015 Player Profiles
Jake Ford returned to Wonga Park after a number of years playing Premier cricket with Ringwood. As most of you would know, Jake is a former Wonga Park cricketer who played all of his Junior cricket and early Senior cricket at Wonga Park before moving to Ringwood.
Ryan Wilson, after a season off with injury has also returned. Ryan last played with Wonga Park in 2012/13 when he Captain/Coached the club after also returning from Premier Club Ringwood. Ryan is also a former Wonga Park junior cricketer who commenced his senior career with Wonga Park before moving to Premier Cricket
Shane Mays has also joined Wonga Park from Premier Club Ringwood. Shane has played cricket with both Jake and Ryan at Ringwood.