Carl Crowe appointed Assistant Head Coach
Lancashire Cricket can announce the appointment of Carl Crowe as the Club’s new Assistant Head Coach.
Crowe fills the role which had been left vacant following Mark Chilton’s appointment as Director of Cricket Performance.
The 46-year-old has worked with the Club in a consultancy role for the past two seasons and will now join Head Coach Glen Chapple’s backroom staff on a full-time basis.
Former off-spinner Crowe played First-Class cricket for his home county of Leicestershire from 1995 to 2002 and more recently has plied his trade as an Assistant and Bowling Coach around the world.
Crowe has worked for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League, Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League, Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League, as well as a spell in the Big Bash League.
Speaking about his appointment, Carl Crowe said: “I am really excited to take up the role of Assistant Head Coach and would like to thank the Club – particularly Mark and Glen – for the opportunity.
“I have been working with Lancashire Cricket for a while now on a part-time consultancy basis which has allowed me to build lots of good relationships, learn a lot about this great Club and this just feels like a natural progression for me.
“Glen and I have known one another for a really long time, and we have worked more closely together in the last 18 months or so. He is an outstanding Head Coach, and I am very much looking forward to supporting, and learning, from him.”
Director of Cricket Performance, Mark Chilton added: “We are really pleased that Carl has agreed to join us on a full-time basis.
“He is an outstanding coach with a wealth of experience working around the world and he has been superb during his 18 months with us so far.
“Carl has already built-up great relationships with the players and backroom staff and from the start he was our outstanding candidate to become Glen’s Assistant Head Coach.”