Coaching Staff

  • Alan Gaffney

    Attack Specialist

    National Elite Programmes Coach - Australia (2013-present), Senior Assistant Coach - NSW Waratahs (2011–2013), Backs Coach - Ireland National Team (2008–2011), Backs Coach and Technical Consultant - Leinster (2008–2010), Director of Rugby - Saracens (2006–2008), Assistant Coach Wallabies - (2005), Head Coach - Munster (2002–2005), Backs Coach - Leinster (2000–2002)

  • Steve Anderson

    Future Force Foundation Head Coach

    Previous coaching roles: Assistant Coach Australian Kangaroos 1998-2000. Assistant Coach Melbourne Storm 1998-2000. Assistant Coach Glasgow Warriors 2003. Assistant Coach Scotland 2003-2004. High Performance Director Irish Rugby Union 2004-2006. Head Coach Central Queensland Senior Development Squad 2012-2013. Head Coach Central QLD University Rugby Academy 2013-2014. Director of Rugby Central Queensland Rugby Union 2011– 2015.

     

     

     

     

  • David Wessels

    Head Coach

    Previous Coaching Roles: Senior Assistant Coach - Western Force (2014-2016), Defence Consultant - Western Force (2013), Defence Consultant - Brumbies (2012), Assistant Coach - University of Cape Town (2009-2011), Defence Consultant - Stormers (2008-2009).

  • Joe Barakat

    Forwards Coach

    Previous coaching roles: Assistant Coach - Ulster Rugby (2015 - 2016), Forwards Coach - Toshiba (2012 – 2015), Assistant Coach (Forwards and Defence) - NTT Communications Shining Arcs (2010 –2012), Forwards Set Piece and Defence Coach - Fiji Rugby Union (2009 – 2010), Head Coach - Junior Waratahs and Academy (2005 – 2010)

  • Kevin Foote

    Skills Coach

    Previous Coaching Roles: Backs Coach - Western Force (2014-2016), Defence Consultant - Western Force (2013), Head Coach - University of Cape Town (2011-2013), Assistant Coach – University of Cape Town (2008-2010)