Graham Croker

Former Randwick all-rounder and club coach Gary Whitaker has been appointed Director of Cricket at the Sydney University Cricket Club.
He will take over from David Jessup, who guided the club through the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons before returning to England.
Making the announcement through the week, SUCC Chairman Mick O’Sullivan said the new Director has been involved in Sydney grade cricket for over 25 years as a player and coach at various clubs.
“Gary has taken over 700 grade wickets and scored over 7000 runs, mostly in First and Second grades,” Mr O’Sullivan said. “He was coach with Randwick from1995-2000, winning a First Grade one-day final and reaching the two-day final twice.
“He also coached South Sydney to two finals between 2004-06 and has recently made dramatic changes to the cricket program at Cranbrook School.”
Mr O’Sulllivan said Gary is extremely passionate about his coaching, is committed to excellence and he will bring a strong work ethic to the SUCC. “Most importantly, Gary is very excited to be part of the SUCC program,” he said.