The Ipswich Jets announce Coaching Appointments for 2023

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The Ipswich Jets announce Coaching Appointments for 2023

Thursday 20th Oct 2022, 01:46 PM

The Ipswich Jets have great delight in confirming our Coaching staff for our Hastings Deering Colts,
Under 19 Womens, Mal Meninga Cup and Cyril Connell Challenge.

The Ipswich Jets welcome Sinave Faitala-Mariner, as our new 2023 Head Coach for our Hastings
Deering Colts, who will be assisted by Alex Gemmell.

Sinave who has fourteen years of previous coaching experience working with players from under 16’s
through to A Grade BRL, has been as an Assistant Coach within the QRL Colts State-wide
competitions, and Head Coach of the Samoan QLD Open Men’s rugby league team.

Alex, our 2023 Colts Assistant Coach, has been playing rugby league since he was 9 and has been
coaching since 2005, working most recently with Sinave with the Samoan QLD Open Men’s rugby
league team.

Sinave commented, “I am excited for the opportunity to part of a great Club that has a rich and
successful history in the Qld rugby league. I am excited to share my experience to work towards a
common goal for the future direction and pathways for the local players.”

Alex added, “I’m delighted, to work with the Club steeped in QRL history, continue the progress that
the Colts have achieved in the last two seasons, and further teach and learn from the young men
coming through the grade onto bigger and better opportunities in football and in life.”

Sinave joins our returning 2022 Head Coaches who will be continuing in 2023.

Our final announcement with coaching staff will be pending our approval for our BMD Premiership
licence.

The Jets are thrilled to announce our final coaching staff for the following teams.

Cyril Connell Challenge
Head Coach: Jye Tuaimau-Gadsdon
Assistant Coaches: Matthew Doyle & Kaine Tessier
Mal Meninga Cup
Head Coach: Shane Harris
Assistant Coaches: Daniel Hobden & Chad Gray
U19’s Women’s
Head Coach: Veronica White
Assistant Coach: Kerri Conlon
Hastings Deering Colts
Head Coach: Sinave Faitala-Mariner
Assistant Coach: Alex Gemmell

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