Metekingi to lead inaugural U23 Australian Men’s team

Metekingi to lead inaugural U23 Australian Men’s team

Softball Australia are pleased to announce David Metekingi as Head Coach of the first U23 Australian Men’s team.

Most recently an Assistant Coach for the Junior Steelers at the 2020  U18 Men’s Softball World Cup, Metekingi brings a wealth of experience to the role of Head Coach for the newly created National Program.

Metekingi was a member of the Aussie Steelers from 2004 to 2010 and part of the World Championship winning team in 2009.

He has held a number of coaching both at state and national level, particularly in the junior grades.

The inaugural WBSC U23 Men’s World Cup is penciled in for mid-late 2021 with final dates and venues to be announced.

As such, the 2021 U23 Men’s National Championship, scheduled for Wed 16 – Tues 22 December 2020, will be a key selection event for the Australian U23 Men’s team.