Greg Jelks Signs for 3 Years
Latest News – The Carine Cats Baseball Club are proud to announce that we have appointed Greg Jelks as the Head Coach/State League Coach for the next three seasons commencing this current 2014/2015 Season. Greg Jelks professional baseball career started in the US, where he played the majority of his baseball with the Phillies organisation.
Greg played his way through the talented US leagues until he was promoted to play Major League. He later played for the St Louis Cardinals organisation and he extended his international professional career with playing in Italy and then he came down under to play in Australia with the Perth Heat.
Greg played with the Australian national team from 1997 to 2000. During this time he represented Australia in the Intercontinental Cup, the Baseball World Cup and the 2000 Sydney Olympics. It was at these Olympics that Greg’s Coaching experience began and he started Head Coaching in 2002 with the Evansville Otters. Greg was appointed to a number of other coaching positions including a national role for the 2006 World Baseball Classic which lead to his recent coaching role being with the Perth Heat as their hitting and 1St Base Coach.