Full name Simon Grant Helmot
Born February 12, 1972
Current age 44 years 296 days
Major teams Fitzroy-Doncaster, Hawthorn-Waverley
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Simon Helmot began his coaching career early, taking the reins of the Hawthorn-Waverley club in Melbourne at 25, while he was still a player. After retiring, Helmot took charge of the Under-19s at the Victorian Institute of Sport and then spent two years coaching the ACT Comets in the Cricket Australia Cup. He returned to Melbourne in 2007 to take up a role as Victoria's high performance manager and coached the Australia A side that visited India in 2008. Helmot became an assistant coach under Greg Shipperd at Victoria for the 2008-09 season.
Cricinfo staff October 2008
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