Brodie Philip

Name: Brodie Philip

Nickname: Fossil, guru, super coach, champ, ace, jet - I made a few of those up!

DOB: 5-10-1891

Debut: 1975

Previous/ other teams: Richmond (vic), Bayswater, St Annes

Marital Status: 25 long, forgetable and miserable years

School/ Place of Employment: Ouse School

Hardest Opponent: Any bowler on dodgy turf training nets

Best bowler you've faced: Richard Hadlee and Chris Broadby

Best batsman you've dismissed: Only got a few very poor players out in the nets

Favourite Cricketer: Greg Chappell, Victor Trumper

Most memorable cricketing moment in your career: A century in the backyard at mums

Ideal Beach Holiday Partner: Me, Tiger, Nelson Mandela, Lance Armstrong, Ernie Els, Dalai Lama

Favourite TCA venue: TCA ground

Funniest Cricketing Moment: Watching Geoff Cuthbert chase a swallow while fielding thinking it was the ball.

Favourite G.C.C player and why: As coach, I love all my players equally. I dont have favourites, just players I like more than others. I particulary like the low maintaince self directed players.

Best part of G.C.C: Great mix of people from all backgrounds.