Admin, Coach and Training Staff

Rugby League Administration, Coaching and Training Staff at Suzuki Brisbane Tigers

This page looks at who helps develop leading future National Rugby League (NRL) future superstars. Working together with the Queensland Rugby League (QRL), and feeding from Rugby League Brisbane (BRL).


Rugby League Football Operations


Chief Executive Officer: Brian Torpy


Commercial & Marketing Coordinator: Melissa Tabet


Finance Officer: Mary Dempsey


Head of Football: Jon Buchanan


Head Pathways Coach: Mark Gliddon


Wellbeing & Education Officer: Luke Harlen


Groundsman: Mark McDonald


2021 Coaching, Training and Support Staff

Updated: 22 March 2021


Intrust Super Cup

Head Coach: Jon Buchanan


Assistant Coach: Matt Cameron


Manager: Greg Conroy & Kevin Ryan


Head Sports Trainer: Matthew Williamson


Sports Trainers: Gary Johnston & Grant Noyce


Athletic Performance Manager: Jacob Stains


Strength & Conditioning: Matt Groat


BHP Premiership 


Coach: Adrian Vowles


Assistant Coach: Laurent Garnier & Paul Nieuwenhuyzen


Manager: Emma Taylor


Head Sports Trainer: Renae Morrisey


Sports Trainers: Lauren Davies & Marshall Dore


Strength & Conditioning: Emily Hall


Hastings Deering Colts


Coach: Mark Gliddon


Assistant Coach: Sinave Faitala


Manager: Greg Hines & Andrew Ross


Sports Trainers: Trad McLean, Lee Munt & Lachlan Trenerry


Strength & Conditioning: Lachlan Trenerry


Auswide Bank Mal Meninga Cup


Coach: Isaac Kaufmann


Assistant Coach: Jermaine Sipple


Manager: Nick Debritz


Sports Trainers: Greg MacDonald, Heidi Watson and John Puna


Strength & Conditioning: Laughlin Hogg


Cyril Connell Challenge


Coach: Damien Pratt


Assistant Coach: Paul Nieuwenhuyzen


Manager: Louise Lanigan


Sports Trainers: Michael Ditchmen, Andrew Neave & Maukuohela Poese


Specialist Coaches and Support Staff


Club Doctor: Dr Bonnie Mcrae, Brisbane Sports & Exercise Medicine Specialists


Physiotherapists: Allsports Physio, Coorparoo & Lauren Davies