USA Cricket
LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA: The United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mascelles Bailey to the position of Executive Secretary. Mr. Bailey has a strong corporate history working with the New York Life Insurance Company as a Senior Partner for over thirteen years and now has his own financial consultancy business based in New York.

Mascelles Bailey. Photo by Shiek Mohamed

Mr. Bailey also possesses impressive US cricket administration credentials serving as President of the New York Metropolitan & District Cricket Association (Metropolitan Cricket League) February 2002 to February 2004 and February 2006 to February 2013. During this time, Mr. Bailey’s administration was responsible for up to 22 Cricket Clubs in The Greater New York Area, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Poughkeepsie (upstate New York).

His Presidency oversaw the planning and implementation of annual intra – League and inter-League cricket tournaments. In addition the League secured and developed cricket playing facilities to manage the growth of the game which required strong working relationships with Public Officials and the general public to maintain a positive image of cricket in the Region. Mr. Bailey’s efforts were publicly recognized when he was inducted into the Cricket Hall of Fame (Hartford, CT) in 2008.

USACA President Mr. Gladstone Dainty welcomed Mr. Bailey to the USACA Board; “Mascelles Bailey has been a strong contributor to cricket over many years. His reputation in the New York Region is well established and he is highly regarded. The role of Executive Secretary is an important component of the USACA Board Executive and we have been considering a number of candidates for some time. Mascelles became the leading candidate due to his intimate knowledge of US cricket administration, his professional approach to dealing with sensitive issues and his ability to work with key cricketing stakeholders.

He is has been a positive contributor to US cricket at a Regional level and the Board is confident that he can make an even greater positive contribution at the National level. We are delighted to have him join the USACA Board”.

Mr. Bailey was enthusiastic about the opportunity; “I am honored to be joining the USACA Board of Directors. I consider this a great opportunity to join my fellow team members on the Board in trying to make cricket in the United States the best that it can be” he said.

Mr. Bailey will attend the USACA Annual General Meeting in Fort Lauderdale this Saturday when he will officially commence his position.