Western Fury | Coaching Staff

Mark Atkinson
Atkinson was appointed as the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury and Perth Scorchers (WBBL) coach in May 2015. The former wicketkeeper brings strong high performance credentials, with his representation in 95 First Class and 42 List A matches across a 14-year playing career with Tasmania complementing more than a decade of coaching and consulting experience. Atkinson is a Cricket Australia Level 3 accredited coach and holds both Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor of Physical Education qualifications.

Assistant Coach

Declan Norris
Norris arrived at the Fury in 2013, having previously worked for Cricket Ireland, at both senior and under-age level, with a particular highlight the side's successful World T20 qualification. He previously worked with Cricket Afghanistan and Bective Rangers Irish rugby side. Norris also works at the Hollywood Functional Rehabilitation Clinic and has enjoyed opportunities to work with the Southern Stars since joining the Fury. 

Caitlin Marchak
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Marchak joined the Fury set-up ahead of the 2014-15 season. She has previously completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from University of Alberta in Canada, while she is a researcher in perceptual motor behavior. Marchak worked with professional athletes in the NHL and CFL in Canada, and is a former elite rhythmic gymnast who competed internationally.