All content and courses are run by Level 3 High Performance Coach Lee Addison
Lee Addison has coached junior and senior rugby league on both sides of the world at club, regional, state and international level and achieved many successes in terms of player development and results wherever he has gone.
Lee is currently the Head of Performance for Spain Rugby League. Prior to that, he was Head Coach of Poland, and coached them to victory in the Emerging Nations World Trophy in October 2018, an undefeated campaign against all odds. After coaching them to a first ever Test win on home soil in September 2019, his Test coaching record is now 6 from 6 (100%)
Addison has also been a coach at two NRL clubs (Manly Sea Eagles and Penrith Panthers), at two World Cups with Ireland in 2008 and the USA in 2013 and two high profile RL schools in Australia (St Gregory’s Campbelltown and Ipswich State High School). He is currently the Head Coach of Rugby League at Mabel Park State High School in Queensland.
His coaching career prior to that included stints as England Universities coach, England Lionhearts (Amateurs) England Under 21 Women and as a regular employee of the English Rugby Football League on their High Performance Regional and National Camps.
Born and raised in England, but based in Australia since 2007, Addison has coached many players that are now playing in the English Super League or the NRL in Australia. There is now rarely an NRL game takes place without at least one of his ex-players featuring in it.
He gained his Level 3 High Performance Coaching Certificate in 2012, and also has a Masters Degree (MEd) in Coach Education which he studied for at Loughborough (UK) and Sydney (Aus) Universities. One of his biggest passions is studying coaches and leaders from all around the world and the art of coaching and leadership, both inside and outside of sport.
2021 is his 23rd year of coaching. His coaching journey has taken him through every single level of the game, from grassroots all the way through to elite. On that journey he has coached boys and men’s teams, girls and women’s, school and university teams and many rep sides from regional to international level. To that end Lee is passionate about helping people at all levels of the game and helping the game grow.
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On all programs and the website, Addison is assisted by a series of talented and experienced coaching staff who are experts in their respective fields.
Head S& C Coach – John Dore
John is the current Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Ipswich Jets in the Queensland Cup Competition and is also carrying out the role for the Poland Test side and rugbyleaguecoach.com.au
Speed, Agility and Quickness Coach – Shane Harris
Harris is current;y Assistant Coach with the Mal Meninga squad at Ipswich Jets and is also Assistant Poland Coach. He is also Assistant Coach of Ipswich State High and has been there since 2014.
Assistant Coach – Peri Creamer
Creamer was Norths Devils Assistant Colts Coach and is now the new Head Coach of Ormeau Shearers in the Gold Coast A Grade competition for 2020 onwards.
Strength Coach – James Nightingale (Inspire Health Services)
Strength Coach – Ashford McKenzie (Prime Fitness)
Recovery Coach – Troy Lowrey (Air Relax Australia)
Nutrition Coach – Taylor Prowse Cooper
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