Coaches

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Michael Cheika
Head Coach
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Daryl Gibson
Assistant Coach
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Nathan Grey
Assistant Coach
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Tim Kelaher
Chief Scout
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Tim Rapp
NSW Under 20s Coach

Team Staff

 

  

Sam Cashman - Logistics Manager

Head Coach Michael Cheika’s right-hand man, Sam is responsible for much of the day-to-day logistical operations of the Waratahs both at home and on tour. It’s his fourth year with the Waratahs after having previously worked for the Australian Rugby Union.

 
  

Anthony Wakeling - High Performance Analyst

A former analyst with the Wallabies, ‘Mudge’ and his video camera joined the Waratahs in 2008 to provide technical, analytical and statistical support to the whole team.

 
  

Haydn Masters - Athletic Development Manager

The brains behind the Waratahs strength and conditioning program, Haydn brings much expertise having previously worked for the Western Force, ARU and London Broncos RLFC. His fourth year with the Waratahs and ninth in Super Rugby.

 
  

Jordan Troester - Strength & Conditioning Coach

Jordan joined the Waratahs in late 2014 after a number of years at the Sparta Performance Science based in California. Previously an elite American football player, Jordan has a degree in Kinesiology.

 
  

Keiran Cleary - Physiotherapist

After working with Sydney University and the Junior Waratahs, Keiran joined the squad as head physiotherapist ahead of the 2009 Super 14 season.

 
  

Alex Hill - Physiotherapist

In her third season with the Waratahs, Alex brings over 20 years' sports physiotherapy experience, having worked with elite tri-athletes, swimmers and AFL players.

 
  

Harry Peters - Logistics Assistant

Hailing from the Waikato region of New Zealand, Harry has been with the Waratahs in various capacities for the last four years, but is now the full-time logistics assistant for the team.