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Adam Dale resigns as MCC captain-coach

Apr 11, 2010

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MELBOURNE CRICKET CLUB

MCC captain-coach Adam DaleAdam Dale has advised the MCC Premier Cricket Committee that he has resigned as coach and First XI captain.
 
He wishes to spend more time with his family and will also concentrate on finishing his studies and maximising his career opportunities.

In his two years at the MCC, Adam has enjoyed tremendous success as both a coach and player.  He led the club to the 2009/10 First XI premiership, its first in 13 years. 

Adam also played a major role in the premiership success of the MCC’s three other teams and guided the club to a First XI one-day title in that time.

“I must admit the thought of not being officially involved at the MCC going forward was difficult," Adam said.  "However, I know it is the right decision for my family and for me at this juncture. Coaching the MCC has been a wonderful experience and to cap it with a flag is a great way to depart.”

“In a short span, Adam’s leadership has been the major instigator of the club’s success,” MCC Premier Cricket Committee chairman Michael Sholly said. “Adam inspired confidence in all those he led."

"He asked them to sign on to his plan and they did so, with faith that Adam’s leadership would deliver. Taking 75 wickets at an average of just over 15 over two seasons, and capping it with 6/44 off 38 overs in a final, showed his single-minded determination to bring success to his players and our club."

The MCC wishes Adam, wife Nickie and daughters Molly, Georgia and Ellie all the best for the future and is pleased that they will forever be part of the MCC family.

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Contact:  Shane Brown, MCC communications manager, 0418 353 431.