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Sea Eagles Staff

Our People & Culture

At the Sea Eagles we recognise that the future of our Club depends on the strength of our team. Providing an environment that nurtures talent and encourages growth on and off the field is at the core of the Sea Eagles culture. Through our community minded focus, values and commitment we aim to create a Club that our people are proud to represent. Our business partners can feel confident they will be supported by a professional team.

Our team is comprised of passionate individuals with a combination of commercial, marketing, events and sport delivery expertise. Along with these skills, our people must be experienced in building and fostering lasting and valuable relationships.

Our Values

  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Be a team player
  • Act responsibly and with integrity
  • Respect people
  • Be adaptable to change
  • Be accountable for our actions

Staff Listing

Executive Chairman - Scott Penn 

Football Department
NRL Head Coach - Trent Barrett
Assistant Coach/Recruitment Manager - John Cartwright

                                                                                                                                          Assistant Coach & Development Coordinator, NRL - Chad Randall

Manager, NRL Football Operations - Gareth Holmes

Head Trainer - Alex Ross

Head Physiotherapist - Andre Rickenbach
Assistant Rehabilitation Physiotherapist - Cameron Dyer                                                                   Rehabilitation Coach - Cameron Ferguson                     
Head of Physical Performance - Dan Ferris
Chief Medical Officer - Dr. Luke Inman
Careers Coach - Amber Hope


General Manager, Corporate - Luke Tucker
Corporate Partnerships Executive - Laura Smith
Corporate Sales Executive - Tim Donlan                                                                                        


Chief Operating Officer and Company Secretary - Neil Bare 
Financial Reporting Manager and Player Contract Adminstrator - Rod Valdes                                 Assistant Accountant/Master of Professional Accounting - Carolyn Gan

Accounts Clerk - Matthew Rumble 

Fan Engagement & Community

Events & Game Day Manager - Jessica Graham 

Marketing, Communications & Membership

Media & Digital Manager - Wayne Cousins

Media & Digital Coordinator  - Sean O'Sullivan

Membership & Ticketing Coordinator - Talissa Taurins                                                           Membership Acquisition and Match Operations Executive - Troy Dibb                                               

Graphic Designer - Ben Ricardo                                                                                     

Rugby League Development

Game Development Officer (Primary Schools) - Luke Heckendorf