Hilton Moreeng Named Head Coach of USA Women’s Cricket Teams

Hilton Moreeng has been appointed as the new head coach for both the senior and Under-19 women’s cricket teams of the USA. Moreeng, who previously served as the head coach of South Africa‘s women’s team for over 11 years, takes over from Shivnarine Chanderpaul, whose contract ended in 2023.

Moreeng’s Stellar Track Record

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During his tenure with South Africa, Moreeng led the team to significant achievements, including two ODI World Cup semi-finals and two T20 World Cup semi-finals. Notably, he guided the team to its first-ever World Cup final on home soil during the 2023 T20 World Cup. Reflecting on his new role, Moreeng expressed his enthusiasm:

“I am thrilled to join USA Cricket and eager to collaborate with both current players and emerging talent. My goal is to methodically build a competitive squad capable of rivaling the best in women’s cricket globally. Together, we aim to foster a culture of excellence and achievement within USA Cricket, paving the way for a successful future on the international stage.”

A Strategic Appointment

Moreeng’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for USA Cricket. Venu Pisike, the chairman of USA Cricket, emphasized the strategic importance of Moreeng’s experience:

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“Coach Hilton brings a rich background and vast experience to USA Cricket, having been a critical part of the transformation of South African women’s cricket. USA women are also at the beginning of a transformative period with an Olympics in four years’ time, and we believe Hilton’s successes, diverse experiences, and understanding of challenges in an emerging cricket nation are well suited for our program.”

Looking Ahead

Moreeng’s first major task will be preparing the team for the 2025 U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup. His appointment marks a new era for USA Cricket, with hopes high for significant progress and success on the international stage.

With Moreeng’s proven track record and vision, USA’s women’s cricket teams are poised for a transformative period, aiming to make a mark in global cricket.

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Hilton Moreeng has been appointed as the new head coach for both the senior and Under-19 women's cricket teams of the USA. Moreeng, who previously served as the head coach of South Africa's women's team for over 11 years, takes over from Shivnarine Chanderpaul, whose contract ended in 2023.

Moreeng's Stellar Track Record

During his tenure with South Africa, Moreeng led the team to significant achievements, including two ODI World Cup semi-finals and two T20 World Cup semi-finals. Notably, he guided the team to its first-ever World Cup final on home soil during the 2023 T20 World Cup. Reflecting on his new role, Moreeng expressed his enthusiasm:

"I am thrilled to join USA Cricket and eager to collaborate with both current players and emerging talent. My goal is to methodically build a competitive squad capable of rivaling the best in women's cricket globally. Together, we aim to foster a culture of excellence and achievement within USA Cricket, paving the way for a successful future on the international stage."

A Strategic Appointment

Moreeng's appointment comes at a pivotal time for USA Cricket. Venu Pisike, the chairman of USA Cricket, emphasized the strategic importance of Moreeng's experience:

"Coach Hilton brings a rich background and vast experience to USA Cricket, having been a critical part of the transformation of South African women's cricket. USA women are also at the beginning of a transformative period with an Olympics in four years' time, and we believe Hilton's successes, diverse experiences, and understanding of challenges in an emerging cricket nation are well suited for our program."

Looking Ahead

Moreeng's first major task will be preparing the team for the 2025 U-19 Women's T20 World Cup. His appointment marks a new era for USA Cricket, with hopes high for significant progress and success on the international stage.

With Moreeng's proven track record and vision, USA's women's cricket teams are poised for a transformative period, aiming to make a mark in global cricket.

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