Chief Executive & Director of Cricket
On the 31st of January 2009 Mark was appointed as full time Chief Executive for Guernsey Cricket after a 23 year career in banking. This was a requirement that was required when the island gained associate membership to the ICC. Mark was previously involved within the Guernsey cricket Association as Secretary and President.
Mark is responsible for pretty much everything cricket on the Island from appointments to organising fixtures.
Head of Cricket
Andy Cornford is returning as head coach after a previous, successful five-year term which ended in 2012.
He has maintained a keen interest in Sarnian cricket in the intervening period, which will allow him to hit the ground running.
Andy a Level 3 coach will be looking to pass on his knowledge and expertise to not only the senior side but also the up and coming youngsters in Guernsey Cricket.
Olly was appointed to the role of performance coach in December. Having grown up in Guernsey, Olly has spent the last 6 years of island working with cricket teams including Loughborough MCCU, Northamptonshire and the Wellington Firebirds in New Zealand. As a level 3 coach, Olly is also completing a degree in sports psychology.
Olly’s role will see him working with the national squad players, and running high performance programmes for all Guernsey age groups.
Appointed in January 2019 superseding the outgoing David Hooper, Ben is responsible for the managing and coaching of the junior programmes.
Along with his university degree in Sports Development and Coaching and Applied Sports Exercise Studies, Ferbrache has recently completed his ECB level 3advanced coach qualification.
Ben has been a member of the Guernsey first team since 2005. He has competed in every World Cricket League competition for Guernsey and is a key member of the current first team squad.
A certified accountant by profession, Lee has recently swapped debits and credits for bat and ball to assist us with the cricket in schools programme. Lee also works with the development sides, the girls cricket team and coaches the Wanderers Irregular youth section. Lee has recently qualified as a ECB level 2 coach and has also completed his Multi Sport Level 2 coaching qualification.
Lee has been playing cricket in Guernsey since moving to the island in 2004 as a seam bowler for Irregulars.
Outside of cricket, Lee is a FA level 1 qualified and coaches youth football.
Fully appointed in December 2019, Dec a qualified ECB level 2 coach is responsible for the delivery of coaching sessions in primary and secondary schools. Dec is also part of the Cobo Cricket Club junior coaching programme.
Dec has been a member of the Guernsey national squad since 2017 where he represented Guernsey in World Cricket League 5.
He has played locally, in England (Lindfield CC) and also a season as an overseas for Greta CC in Victoria, Australia he enjoyed success in Australia winning the T20 Grand Final.