Knights coach Rick Stone has been released by the club.

The Sydney Roosters are pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Stone to the part-time role of Central Coast Coaching and Pathways Coordinator.

The Roosters have an existing partnership with the CRL Central Coast Division, providing a series of talent development pathways and participation development initiatives for local players, coaches, support staff, match officials and administrators. The Club is also proud to have a primary affiliation with the Wyong Roos in the NSW Cup.

In assuming the role, Stone will be an advocate for the development pathway for aspiring players who live on the Central Coast.

"Its great news for the Central Coast and our Club and partners to have Rick assume this important developmental role," said Brian Canavan, Roosters Chief Operating Officer, Football.

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