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Michael Beer

Melbourne Cricket Education Academy Manager

Michael joined the program in late 2023 after 3 years as Operations and Student Experience Coordinator at SEDA College.

Michael has a strong passion in education and being able to support immersing students into the business side of the game.

Prior to his time in secondary and tertiary education, Michael was a professional cricketer from 2010-2017.

A left-arm spinner, Michael played two Tests for Australia in the 2011-12 season, including a debut in The Ashes.

He also represented Western Australia and Victoria in state cricket and made a combined 67 appearances for the Perth Scorchers and Melbourne Stars in the BBL.

Jordan Blades

Melbourne Cricket Education Academy Student Recruitment & Experience Coordinator

Jordan is an inaugural student of the MCEA and since graduating has become a full-time employee working as the Academy’s Student Recruitment and Experience Coordinator.

Jordan brings invaluable knowledge and experience having completed the course in its first year as a mature-aged student. Outside of work Jordan has a passion for all things sports, particularly cricket.

Jordan is committed to ensuring that every student’s experience at MCEA is nothing short of exceptional and is a valued member of the MCEA team.