Cricket West Indies says six candidates have been short-listed for the post of West Indies Head Coach.
CWI says the list was based on the selection criteria and recruitment process approved by the Board of Directors at the quarterly meeting in Tobago on September 7th & 8th.
Two rounds of interviews will now be held to fill the position before the upcoming series against Afghanistan which takes place this November in India.
CWI says the six potential Head Coaches, all of whom have a minimum of a Level 3 coaching accreditation, will be evaluated on the basis of the following parameters as outlined in the publicly advertised job paper:
Detailed knowledge of the cricket landscape within the West Indies and globally.
Previous work experience in a similar role internationally and/or coaching leading teams.
Broad understanding and experience in sports management and working with professional cricketers.
Sound practical experience in developing elite players.
Sound knowledge of high performance cricket with coaching experience at the Test or First-Class Level.
Continuously up to date on modern coaching methods and sports management developments.
The last full time Head Coach for the West Indies Men’s team was Stuart Law who left in September 2018.
The six candidates will be interviewed on October 1st, following which the most suitable three candidates would participate in the final interview due be held on October 11th.