Full Name: Darcy Cotter
Playing Role: Left Hand Bat, Right Arm Medium Bowler
Major Teams: Essendon Cricket Club, Victorian Premier League
Entry Route: Youth Mobility Visa
Cricket Australia Level 1 Course
Other Qualifications: Certificate 3 in Fitness, First Aid Level 2
Victorian Cricket Pathway 2012 to 2015 Played Under 14, 15 and 16
Participant of Cricket Victoria High Performance Academy 2014
Toured Sri Lanka with the Plenty Valley Development Squad in 2013
Captained Parade College 1st Eleven 2015
Hatch Player of the Series Preston CC 2014
VSDCA 1st XI Opening Batsman 2014
Played Victorian Pathway Championships opening Bat, 88 not out, invited to trial in Victorian Squad.
Premier Cricket 3 years experience and 3rd XI hundred
Future stars academy 2015/2016
7th in Essendon CC club champion
Darcy is a top order batsman who has the ability to stay in when wickets are falling. Darcy is a great team player showing on many occasions that he can bat in big partnerships at the top of the order with his biggest partnership being 178 in the 2013/14 season in a Victorian U16 pathway game were Darcy scored 70no batting at 4. Darcy has a great work ethic and is the ultimate team player who shows calm leadership skills under pressure.
Darcy has the ability to absorb pressure when batting and can hit the ball to all areas of the ground.
Darcy is a great fielder having worked with Josh Davies from Melbourne Aces and David Alleyne from Future Stars through the winter of 2015.
Darcy although he doesn’t bowl all that often when he is thrown the ball he is known to take wickets and break partnerships.
Is to establish himself as a top order batsman.
To play first eleven cricket
To travel overseas and gain experience on English wickets
To play at the highest possible level to realise my dream of being a first-class player.
To play at a club with a winning culture and contribute to that team environment
To develop all round game
To play in a team with a winning team culture
Statistics (last 3 years):
(Season) Mts Inns No Runs HS Ave
2016/17 9 10 1 267 100 29.67
2015/16 23 24 407 61 18.50
2014/15 22 23 292 57 13.90
Team (Season) Mts Overs Wkts BB Ave
2014/15 23 8.1 2 2/25 18.50
David Alleyne – Private Individual Batting Coach, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire
Richard Johnson – Warwickshire, Derbyshire, Individual Batting Coach
Brendon Joyce – Essendon CC Club Coach