Softball Australia and the National Scoring Committee (NSC) are pleased to announce Lesley Darby (Team Manager) and Jim Giles (Team Statistician) have been added to the Junior Steelers staff ahead of the upcoming WBSC U18 Men’s World Cup to be held in Palmerston North, New Zealand 22 February – 1 March.
Lesley is a highly experienced Team Manager and a much loved figure throughout softball. Her experience in the role previously includes leading Great Britain in several Open Men’s World Championship campaigns as well as decades of service across various state teams.
Jim was the Team Statistician for the Junior Steelers when the Aussie’s won gold in Canada in 2018.
Lesley and Jim join Adam Rindfleish (Head Coach) as well as David Metekingi (Assistant Coach) and Matt Chapman (Assistant Coach) in their roles as Team Officials.
The Junior Steelers team to compete in New Zealand will be selected following the U18 Men’s National Championship at Blacktown International Sportspark beginning 8 December, 2019.