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Schedule locked in for QRL coach network forum

Excitement is building for this weekend's Queensland Coaches Network Forum with some of the country's best sporting minds ready to share their knowledge and wisdom.

More than 18 different industry-leading coaches and high performance staff will be part of the two-day networking event which will be held at Novotel Twin Waters; and in an added boost, a selection of different presentations will be available virtually via Zoom for those who can't make it to the Sunshine Coast. 

The chance to attend in-person should not be overlooked, with the opportunity to rub shoulders and network with not only the raft of high-profile sporting talent, but other community and statewide competitions coaches from across Queensland.

Face-to-face attendance will give attendees an exclusive insight into how some of the game's best tacticians analyse and review on-field performance with a live game review.

Queensland Rugby League senior pathways and performance manager Brett Jones was looking forward to this weekend's forum, with it being a great chance to hear from some of Australia's greatest sporting minds and connect with fellow coaches across the state.

“We're really pleased to have such experienced presenters sharing their knowledge with the coaches," Jones said.

"It is a great sign for the game that we have so many coaches looking to learn and develop.

"In addition to the presentations, the forum will be a great chance to connect with other coaches and build relationships across the game.”

Registrations are still open to attend either virtually or in-person.

To find out more and to register, click here.

Queensland Coaches Network Forum schedule

Saturday, November 27

Time Topic Presenters Availability
9am Welcome Andy Raymond, Bruce Hatcher and Rohan Sawyer Virtually and in-person
9.15am Reflections on talent development Wayne Bennett and Greg Chappell Virtually and in-person
10am Considerations and impacts on athlete development Cliff Mallett and James Hinchey Virtually and in-person
11.15am Supporting the physical development of players John Mitchell Virtually and in-person
11.50am RISE player and coach development program James Hinchey and Brett Jones Virtually and in-person
12.25pm What is skill and how do we teach it? Adam Gorman and Neil Henry Virtually and in-person
2pm Athlete and coach-centred development Darren Holder and Tahnee Norris Virtually and in-person
2.40pm Building a culture of performance and wellbeing Mal Meninga, Adam Woolnough, Marty Rabjohns and Lúcás Ó'Ceallacháin Virtually and in-person
3.20pm Quality coaching practice Cliff Mallett and Steve Rynne Virtually and in-person
4.20pm Principle-based coaching Neil Henry and Brad Donald Virtually and in-person
4.50pm The coaching process - review and plan Neil Henry and Brad Donald Virtually and in-person
6.45pm Dinner with FOGS legends To be announced In-person only

Sunday, November 28

Time Topic Presenters Availability
9am The four E's Wade Gilbert Virtually and in-person
9.40am The coaching process - live game briefing N/A In-person only
10am The coaching process - live game (Under 13 and Under 16) N/A In-person only
11.30am The coaching process - live game review Coaching panel In-person only
12.45pm Keynote Louka Parry Virtually and in-person


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Queensland Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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