Fury coach Steve Jenkin has won the Department of Sport & Recreation's
Coach of the Year award at the Industry Sports Coaches and Officials Awards
Jenkin headed the field of State sporting coaches after
making a brilliant impact in his first season at the Western Fury, leading the
side to their first WNCL finals campaign in 13 years.
The coach also guided the Western Fury to their
first-ever appearance in the WT20 Grand Final where they narrowly went down to
the Lend Lease NSW Breakers.
"It was a pleasure to win it," said Jenkin, who
previously led Australia's women's national team to ICC World Cup glory in
"But it's a result of the work done by the girls and
the support staff. I'm just party to all of that."
Jenkin has previously coached the Lend Lease NSW Breakers
to five consecutives WNCL titles prior to taking over the Australia job in
The 59-year-old has also coached the New Zealand national
team and worked as a senior coach at Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence