Sri Lanka Cricket Statement
SLC wishes to announce the appointment of Grant Luden as the Physical Performance Manager of Sri Lanka Cricket, with effect from 11th January 2021.
Luden, a specialist in the area of strength and conditioning, will focus on developing the Elite Players of Sri Lanka and will be in charge of the overall Strength and Conditioning program of the SLC.
Before joining Sri Lanka Cricket, he has worked as a strength and conditioning and fielding coach at the Pakistan Cricket Board, spanning from the year 2014 to 2019, whilst, Luden has also worked as a strength and conditioning Coach at the Bangladesh Cricket Board, spanning from 2008 to 2013.
So, SLC has roped in Grant Luden to their coaching staff as trainer. Known to be a ‘tough guy’ he doubled up as Pakistan’s fielding and conditioning coach when they won Champions Trophy in 2017. He’s joined the team bubble in Galle. pic.twitter.com/GUxeIj9KlW
— Rex Clementine (@RexClementine) January 10, 2021
Luden has also held stints with the South African First-Class System, working for Nashua Titans, and also as the Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Dhaka Gladiators of Bangladesh.
A Degree holder in Sports and Exercise Technology, he has obtained his Level 3 Cricket Coaching certificate from Cricket South Africa.
“We welcome Luden into our system and confident that he can add the extra dimension needed to enhance the strength and conditioning aspects of the National and the emerging Players of Sri Lanka,’’ said Mr. Ashley De Silva, CEO of Sri Lanka Cricket.
Luden will be based at the High Performance Center of the SLC.