COACHES

Wally Wright

Level 2 Cricket Australia Representative Coach (2008).

Outside of the Norths Academy, Wally works as Head Coach at St Joseph’s Nudgee College and is Assistant Coach of Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club, where his also a member of the club’s First Grade team.

Wally is passionate about developing well-rounded athletes, who are self-sufficient and self-motivated trainers, great teammates and fiercely competitive on game day.

  • Assistant Coach – Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club (2017-present)
  • Head Coach – St Joseph’s Nudgee College (2014-present)
  • Head Coach – Tony Dudgeon Coaching (2014-2017)
  • Shane Watson Cup Coach – Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club (2015)
  • Darwin Sharks Under 16 Coach – NT Cricket (2015)
  • First XI Assistant Coach – Brisbane Grammar School (2007 & 2008)
  • Under 19 Coach – Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club (2006)
Tom O’Malley

Level 2 Cricket Australia Representative Coach (2012).

Outside of the Norths Academy, Tom is the Assistant Director of Cricket at St. Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace, plays his Cricket at Northern Suburbs District Cricket Club where he is the clubs 2nd Grade Captain and on the Executive Committee. Tom has has spent three seasons in the England League system both Coaching and Playing. Tom’s coaching style focuses on developing well rounded, resilient, competitive, proactive and thinking cricketers, fostering a love of the game and delivering them the skills necessary to play cricket into their adult years.

  • Assistant Director of Cricket – St. Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace (2015 – Present)
  • First XI Assistant Coach – St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace (2015 – Present)
  • Head Coach of the College – St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace (2010 – 2015)
  • Assistant Coach – Greater Public Schools (GPS) XI (2012, 2013)
  • Head Coach (Colts) – Newdigate Cricket Club, Surrey, UK (2015)
  • Head Coach – Alexandra Park Cricket Club, London, UK (2016, 2017
Matt Rutley

Matt Rutley is the owner and head coach of Stage 6 Health & Fitness in Nundah, Australia’s first dedicated natural movement facility.

Matt has been coaching since 2010, both here in Australia and the U.S, coaching athletes ranging from boxers, MMA fighters, rugby to winter sports like snowboarders.

Matt specialises in assisting athletes develop more efficient, natural, adaptive and sustainable patterns both physically and neurologically with a focus on improving timing, sequence, rhythm, power, stability and coordination.

Matt has applied his methods personally over a range of athletic endeavours including boxing and rugby (both here and in the US), cricket, athletics, middle distance running and even as a Rodeo Clown.