Carl Hooper, the former West Indies captain, has been appointed coach of Guyana Amazon Warriors for the 2015 edition of the Caribbean Premier League.

Hooper has previously been assistant coach for Antigua Hawksbills in 2014, and coach at the West Indies Cricket Board's High Performance Centre in Barbados. Amazon Warriors went down in the final to Barbados Tridents last CPL season, while Hawksbills lost eight out of nine games to finish last.

"I look forward to working with the immensely talented group of cricketers in this team and I also want to assist with the overall development of the young Guyana cricketers who will also be part of the squad," the Guyana-born Hooper said.

"Carl brings a wealth of experience and skills to our team and I am confident that he will be a great motivator and will use all of his expertise to bring the best out of all the players," said Omar Khan, the Amazon Warriors team operations manager.