WPCA appoints Corrie van Zyl as new CEO

NEWLANDS – The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) recently announced that it was conducting the recruitment for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

This process has now been concluded and we can share the outcomes with our stakeholders.

Following a robust recruitment process, the WPCA is pleased to announce the appointment of Corrie van Zyl as it’s CEO on a five-year contract.

Corrie is a distinguished figure in South African cricket, renowned for his extensive contributions as a player, coach, and administrator. He has dedicated his life to the sport, earning respect and admiration within the cricketing fraternity both locally and internationally.

Corrie was a talented fast bowler who played for Free State in the South African domestic circuit during the 1980s and 1990s. He was known for his pace and ability to swing the ball effectively and was rewarded with a number of national team call-ups.

Upon conclusion of his playing career, Corrie successfully undertook various coaching roles which were marked by an emphasis on discipline, strategy, and player development. This positively impacted many, many upcoming cricketers.

On the administration front, Corrie has been employed in various pivotal roles within Cricket South Africa (CSA). His expertise in cricket operations, strategic planning, and talent management has been instrumental in shaping the future of South African cricket.

“WPCA is therefore privileged to have a person of the calibre of Corrie van Zyl to lead the organization at a key juncture on its journey to be the pre-eminent cricket union in South Africa. We have no doubt that under his stewardship, WPCA will foster a high-performance culture underpinned by excellence, innovation, and inclusivity, driving the growth and success of cricket in the Western Province,” said Johannes Adams, WPCA President.

“We are excited to welcome Corrie van Zyl as the new CEO of the Western Province Cricket Association and we look forward to working closely with and supporting him to achieve our strategic objectives on our exciting future.”