The Rubicon Team

Vivian Paver (@coachpaver)
Director of Cricket/Head Coach


A CA accredited Advanced Coach, Viv has over a decade’s professional coaching experience spanning three countries. Recently concluding a successful term as High Performance Coach for Malaysia Cricket, he leads Rubicon’s service team. Viv specialises in youth batting and fielding, utilizing personal experience leading a Darlot Cup Championship, WA u19 & u17 national campaigns, and an All-Australian Universities Championship. A senior playing career spanning three professional seasons in the UK & 100 WACA Premier cricket games also serves as vital knowledge for future elite cricketers wishing for a smooth transition into competitive senior cricket.

Roland Paver
Senior Coach – Great Southern Region

At the conclusion of a minor counties career for the University of Oxford, Roland played WACA A grade cricket in Perth, WA as wicket-keeper batsman, later turning his attention to coaching both batting and wicket-keeping. With over two decades experience coaching a range of ages, Roland is highly experienced in assessing technical components and their on-field practicality. He now resides in Albany, where he handles the bulk of our service to aspiring cricketers in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.

Mariam Shazana
Strength and Conditioning Director

Mariam is an ex-national track & field athlete, holding until recently the Singaporean national record for triple jump. Her sporting success dictated an academic career in the field, beginning with a BSc from the University of Western Australia. Advancing both her biomechanical and sports psychological expertise, she recently completed her MSc (Sports & Exercise Physiology) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and now lectures at university level on sport and wellness. Mariam leads Rubicon’s S&C department, lending her expertise to elite youth cricketers who recognize the link between physical fitness and consistent on-field success.

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