BLACKCAPS Assistant Coach, Bob Carter, has been appointed as the new State Canterbury Wizards Head Coach. Carter replaces Dave Nosworthy who is leaving to coach in South Africa.
Carter has been with the Black Caps for four seasons as John Bracewell’s assistant and comes into the Canterbury job with significant experience at International and domestic level.
Germon said that Carter was an outstanding applicant for the role with his international experience and knowledge of New Zealand players and playing conditions. Bob will contribute enormously to the State Canterbury Wizards and Canterbury Cricket and is the ideal person to continue the great work Dave Nosworthy has done with this side over the last three seasons. He must also be one of the highest qualified coaches in New Zealand and has a passion and desire to see Canterbury Cricket succeed.”
Carter said that he is honoured to be appointed as the Wizards Coach and sees this role as a great opportunity to combine his passion and commitment to Canterbury Cricket with the experience and knowledge he has gained in the International arena. “I have a strong desire and drive to coach at the International level and know that succeeding with Canterbury will help me to achieve this goal. Christchurch is my family’s home and I am passionate about seeing Canterbury at the forefront of cricket in New Zealand.”