" Cricket is a unique team game that teaches team skills and valuable life lessons that help one succeed in life in general. At FSSC, our goal is to provide our youth not only the intense training that is required for learning technical cricket skills, but also the experience for developing discipline, fitness and overall well-being. "
" It is rewarding to assist young cricketers to understand the spirit of the game, and the fundamentals which would enable them to thrive in their cricketing career."
Shalinda has been part of the Future Stars School of Cricket program since its inception in 2014. His passion for coaching began during his school days, when he was requested to assist in improving junior players in the team. In Sri Lanka, he worked closely with veteran coaches and had the opportunity to develop the beginners for the provincial youth teams.
Playing experience include being part of aU-13 National School Champions team in Sri Lanka at the age of 12. In the next six years, he played for his school cricket team and represented the School first XI for 3 years before graduating.Shalinda had also been a regular player at the Washington Cricket League.