Carl Moore re-elected President as Tucber Park CC hold elections
– Senior Moore urging youths to be inspired by Shepherd, Smith
The Tucber Park Cricket Club (TPCC) held elections on Thursday last at the Berbice High School, and long-serving cricket administrator and manager Carl Moore, who now resides in the United States of America (USA), will continue to serve as President.
National Coach Julian Moore will serve as first Vice-President, while Anthony D’Andrade has been elected second Vice-President and Tamesh Mohabir is the Secretary. Gary Millington is the Assistant Secretary, while West Indies female player Tremayne Smartt is the Treasurer.
Orlando Tanner has been elected Assistant Treasurer, and Brandon Corlette is the Public Relations Officer. Carl Ramsammy, Michael Newland, Zahir Moakan and Joel Davis are committee members.
In a virtual call, Carl Moore snr said he is impressed with the works of the club. He hailed the work being done by his son Julian and the other members of the club.
“Julian, Anthony, Smartt and the Secretary Tamesh have done a good job. They are carrying on the works that we started a few years ago to help the youngsters in New Amsterdam and surrounding areas,” Carl snr said.
Over the past years, Tucber Park has been moving from strength to strength in producing solid players. West Indies senior player Romario Shepherd and Guyana pacer Nial Smith are the latest elite products from the New Amsterdam-based club. Jeremy Gordon, the former senior Guyana player is also a product of the club. Gordon now plies his trade in Canada.
The former manager of the championship winning Guyana team in the Stanford T20, Carl Moore has said he is impressed and beyond proud of both Shepherd and Smith, who began their cricketing careers at the TPCC.
Well-known as “Mr Moore”, Carl took up the TPCC mantle in 1999. He described Smith and Shepherd as committed and disciplined players. He is hoping that this duo would inspire the upcoming talents at TPCC.
In addition to Tremayne Smartt, Candacy Atkins, who played for USA, is also another West Indies female product of TPCC. Eugene La Fleur is another proud product of TPCC. He was the captain the Guyana U-19 Team in 2008.
The likes of former senior Berbice players Devon Clements and Maxie De Jonge, along with D’Andrade, have played for UWI Vice Chancellor vs Zimbabwe back in 2010. They are products from the TPCC. The TPCC produced more than 40 National Youth players in recent years. Another election for the TPCC is due in two years’ time.