Former Scotland International and current Cricket Scotland Interim Men’s National Performance Coach and Interim Women’s Assistant Coach, Andy Tennant, will take up the role in mid-October.
Having played 23 times for Scotland, Andy has since worked in several high-performance roles at Cricket Scotland, including Performance Director, Head of Performance, and National Lead Spin Coach. During his time with Cricket Scotland, he has also worked with the National Women’s and U19 Girls sides.
Andy brings cross-sport experience from a spell with Scottish Hockey as Head of Performance, where he successfully implemented talent and performance systems across both Olympic and Commonwealth Games cycles.
Commenting on Andy’s appointment, Danni Warren, Sunrisers Regional Director of Women’s Cricket said:
“I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Andy throughout the recruitment process and hearing his vision for Sunrisers. His experience across multiple performance roles has brought enormous success, which Sunrisers look forward to tapping into.
I am very excited to welcome Andy on board and cannot wait to get started with all our players and support staff, the future is very bright.”
New Sunrisers Head Coach Andy Tennant added:
I am delighted to be joining the Sunrisers at what is a very exciting time. I am very much looking forward to working in partnership with a talented group of players and staff to develop a winning Sunrisers team, and long-term sustainable success for the region.