General Enquiries

NRL Wellbeing & Education
+61 2 9359 8500
wellbeing@nrl.com.au
Twitter: @NRLWelfed

Counselling Services

Australia: League Support
AUS: 1300 360 364
NZ: 0800 360 364
International: +61 2 8295 2292
www.benestar.com or via the BeneHub app

New Zealand: LeVa Pacific Mental Health
T: +64 9 261 3490
enquiries@leva.co.nz
www.leva.co.nz

NRL Wellbeing & Education Staff

NRL - Senior Wellbeing & Education Manager
Paul Heptonstall +61 412 769 450

NRL - Pacific Players Engagement
Dene Halatau +61 422 327 834

NRL - Programs Manager
Tony McFadyen +61 417 978 644

NRL/CRL - Retired Players and CRL Programs Transition
Andrew Ryan +61 402 063 938

NRL - Careers Coaching & Transition
Judy Fitzgerald 0409 924 724

NRL - Wellbeing & Education Operations Manager
Cathryn Raper +61 418 286 133

NRL - Indigenous Players Engagement
George Rose +61 403 650 929

NRL - Education & Training
John Hutchinson +61 401 773 826

NRL - Junior Reps and Schools
Paul Walker +61 413 656 367

NRL/QRL - Queensland Wellbeing Programs
Murray Hurst +61 418 976 130

NRL/QRL - Queensland Wellbeing Programs
David Solomona +61 417 038 062

NRL/QRL - Queensland Wellbeing Programs
Trish Drummond +61 448 890 021

NZRL - NZRL Wellbeing Programs
Nigel Vagana +64 21 924 026

NZRL - NZRL Wellbeing Programs
Luisa Avaiki +64 21 442 371

NSWRL - New South Wales Wellbeing Programs
Greg Nichols +61 411 683 002

NRL Clubs Wellbeing & Education Managers and Career Coaches

Brisbane Broncos  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Steve Parle
+61 417 007 554 
Career Coach
Adam Walsh
+61 457 097 606 
 Canberra Raiders  Wellbeing & Education Manager
David Thom
+61 418 485 032 
Career Coach
Dean Souter
+61 405 124 471 
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Wellbeing & Education Manager
Steve Pike
+61 410 472 010 
 Career Coach
Renee Robson
+61 437 499 877
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Jordan Atkins
+61 409 279 776
Career Coach
Ben Ross
+61 488 550 056 
Gold Coast Titans   Wellbeing & Education Manager
Peter Smith
+61 438 441 488
 Career Coach
Jen Cross
+61 448 881 135
Manly Warringah Sea Eagles  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Quentin Pongia
+61 476 600 174 
 
Melbourne Storm  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Peter Robinson
+61 438 363 589
Andrew Blowers
+61 499 331 833 
Career Coach
Brian Phelan
+61 409 259 517 
 Newcastle Knights  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Matt Morriss
+61 437 990 711
Career Coach
Dean Noonan
+61 411 553 441 
 North Queensland Cowboys Wellbeing & Education Manager
Kevin Marty
+61 400 269 269
 
Parramatta Eels  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Matthew Francis
+61 417 685 616 
Career Coach
Dean Feeney
+61 413 974 304 
Penrith Panthers  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Shane Elford
+61 410 539 939
Kevin Kingston
+61 423 036 900
 
 South Sydney Rabbitohs Wellbeing & Education Manager
Brock Schaefer
+ 61 448 767 765 
Career Coach
Luke Kelly
+ 61 433 734 312 
St. George Illawarra Dragons  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Holly Scheeringa
+61 422 498 209 
 
Sydney Roosters  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Damon Spooner
+61 449 717 383 
Career Coach
Narelle Hess
+61 451 166 864 
New Zealand Warriors  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Jerry Seuseu
+64 21 842 143 
 
Wests Tigers  Wellbeing & Education Manager
Josh Hussey
0405 404 120

Career Coach
Jeff Robson
0408 240 926

Josh Hussey 

Gabby Rippol
+61421336643