View Post

Celebrating Great Cricketers and Former Australian Sports Camps Cricket Coaching Directors | BIG BIRD

In Articlesby Australian Sports Camps

Joel Garner Known as ‘Big Bird’, Joel Garner, travelled to Australia for three consecutive summers during the late 1980s.   Joel took charge of the ASC cricket coaching camps held around Australia.  Back then, the Hilton Hotel was still opposite the MCG, and they were good enough to provide him with two months accommodation in December and January.  Consequently, this enabled Joel to move around the country with the Australian Sports Camps team, to coach cricketers aged 6 to 16. One of the Worlds Great Cricketers Joel was one of the tallest bowlers ever to play at 6 foot 8 inches.  He used his …