As a former South Sydney Rabbitohs player, NRL coach, senior national team coach and junior rugby league coach, Rick possesses a wealth of diverse coaching knowledge.
In collaboration with a host of professional talent, training techniques and state-of-the-art technology, Rick will provide a level of expertise that is rarely available among junior ranks for players willing to take an opportunity.
In his role as Director of Coaching at DNA, the Newcastle local will implement his vast experience into the program to mentor the next generation of players into reaching their full potential.
Simon played for the Canberra Raiders and St. George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL primarily playing as in the key position of hooker.
He made his first grade debut for Canberra on 29 May 1994 in round 11 of the season and captained the team 2001-05 where he became the third most capped Raiders player in the club’s history
He played for NSW Country in the City vs Country Origin match in 2002.
Simon coached the Queanbeyan Blues in the Canberra Rugby League competition and will bring his wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the DNA Coaching team.