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Phil Simmons

Coaching queries

Simmo Profile

A bit about…

Simmo is a former West Indian cricketer who was an all-rounder. He significantly improved Ireland's standing in world cricket as their coach. Under his tutelage, Ireland won 11 trophies and qualified for every major ICC event. They achieved victories over stronger teams like Pakistan, Bangladesh, England, West Indies and Zimbabwe.

Did you know…

Simmo holds the world record for most economical bowling in an ODI. His tenure for coaching Ireland included 224 matches, making him the longest serving coach in international cricket.

Key teams

Playing: Trinidad and Tobago, Durham, Border, Leicestershire, Easterns, Wales Minor Counties. Coaching: West Indies, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan.

Simmo looks forward to mentoring on:



Coaching queries

Match strategy

Strength & conditioning

Simmo as a mentor:

Simmons served as a successful coach for various countries such as West Indies, Ireland, Zimbabwe and Afghanistan. Michael Muirhead, WICB chief executive, complimented about his skill to cultivate talents of young players and bring in team spirit.

Enjoys mentoring

Young Athletes -girls, boys

Adult Athletes -men, women



Phil Simmons Consultation Gift Certificate

A gift of a personal video consultation with Phil Simmons, Afghanistan coach, through the Proatar app.   A bit about... Simmo was a West Indies all rounder — a hard hitting opener and middle-order batsman and fast-medium bowler. He captained Leicestershire to a County Championship win in 1996 and was named…
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