Broncos captain Alex Glenn wants a "seat at the table" to voice his opinion about what kind of coach Brisbane need for 2021.
The Broncos aim to have a replacement for former coach Anthony Seibold by the middle of October at the latest and Glenn, who returns from a two-month injury layoff against the Titans on Saturday night, is keen to have some input.
"As a captain I would love to sit down and discuss some options and have a seat at the table where I can voice my opinion on what the team needs," he said.
"I am not the one making the decision but I would like to voice my opinions about what the playing group would like, the type of coach we would want and I guess the staff around that."
Glenn said he was aware the two front-runners for the job were former Cowboys title-winning coach Paul Green and Maroons mentor Kevin Walters, a five-time Brisbane premiership winner.
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"Those two have been in the mix [as former players and assistant coaches] of the Brisbane Broncos. Kevvie has laid the foundations of what this club is all about and has been a part of all those premierships," Glenn said.
"As a coach we need someone like that to steer the boys around about what the morals and values of this club are and what it was built on.
"When I came through I had Darren Lockyer and Sammy [Thaiday] and all the greats and they taught me all about this club, and that is why I have so much passion when I put the jersey on."
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As for who he preferred to take the helm, Glenn said "that is out of my hands".
"I have had both of them. Greeny was my assistant coach in 2009 and 2010 under Ivan Henjak and I have had Kevvie as well, and both were great assistant coaches and very passionate about this squad. Either of them would be great for our team."
The 32-year-old veteran had aimed to return several weeks ago from a high grade MCL sprain suffered against the Bulldogs in round nine, but a mishap at training put him back into rehab again.
"In warm-up I went to take off and felt a little twinge in my hamstring and I have had many of those previously so I knocked it on the head before anything serious happened," he said.
"If I’d continued I could have torn it easily. It just seemed like every time I was coming back from injury something else would happen to my body.
"It has been very challenging for myself mentally this year only playing five games. I have never had so much bad luck in my career before.
"I have been like a little kid this week training with the boys and so excited to be lacing up the boots tomorrow night."
Glenn wants the side to aim high in the remaining rounds and finish with three wins.
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"I have struggled with seeing our boys under the posts and doing it tough. That’s when my leadership kicks into play and I felt like I was letting the team down by not being out there with the boys," he said.
"I shouldn’t take it personally but I do, just because of the way I feel about this team and this club."
The 262-game Broncos stalwart wants to play on beyond his current contract which runs until the end of 2021.
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Glenn said he believed the 15th-placed Broncos had the core of players on deck already to prosper in the future with the likes of Tom Dearden, Payne Haas, Pat Carrigan and Kotoni Staggs.
"If there is one thing that I would want it is another experienced player to come in to the forwards to add some strike to our pack," he said.
"Apart from that I have so much faith in our roster."