Staff Listing


Dave Donaghy - Chief Executive Officer

Danielle Smith - Group Chief Operating Officer and Netball CEO

Frank Ponissi - General Manager - Football

Nick Haslam - Chief Commercial Officer

Michael Christo - General Manager Strategy & Corporate Affairs

Ashley Tucker - Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Young - People and Culture Manager

Alison Inman - Executive Assistant/Office Administrator


Justin Dixon - General Manager - Consumer Business

Lucy Evans - Game Day & Events Manager (maternity leave)

Ashleigh Roberson - Game Day & Events Manager

Paul Munnings – PR & Communications Manager


Daniel Cullinan - General Manager Commercial

Andrew Laurent - Corporate Sales Executive

Sarah Cross - Commercial Operations Executive

Hollie Stone - Partnerships Executive

Lisa White - Partnerships Manager (maternity leave)


Virginia Cairns - Membership Operations Manager

Tyler Kerr - Sunshine Coast Lightning Membership Coordinator

Emma Loraine - Membership Sales Manager

Sean Brown - Membership Retention Officer

Alex Kater - Membership Sales Representative

Philippe Bernabo - Membership Sales Representative

Zane Enders - Membership Sales Representative


Oran Aziz - Head of Content and Brand

Rebecca Bruhn - Marketing & Brand Executive

Brittany Denton - Digital Communications Coordinator

Darcy Parkinson - Digital Multimedia Producer

Ivy Whelan - Senior Designer

Micaela Schreiner - Graphic Designer


Ross Patison - Business Analyst

Penny Swanson - Finance Manager

Brad McLachlan - Financial Accountant 

Scott Ogilvie - Legal Counsel



Craig Bellamy - Head Coach

Jason Ryles - NRL Assistant Coach

Marc Brentnall - NRL Assistant Coach

Aaron Bellamy - Development Coach

Ryan Hinchcliffe - Development Coach

Billy Slater - Specialist Coach

Jonce Dimovski - Video Analyst

John Donehue - Defensive Consultant

Craig McRae - Kicking and Catching Consultant

Nick Maxwell - Leadership Consultant

Billy Slater - Specialist Consultant


Lachlan Penfold - Director of Performance

Daniel Di Pasqua - Performance Coach - Strength

Hal Marsden - Performance Coach - NRL Rehabilitation and Pathways

Rob Delves - Statistical Analyst

Adam Basil - Performance Coach - Conditioning

Meirion Jones - Head Physiotherapist

Andrew Nawrocki - Physiotherapist

Chris Tandy - Assistant Physiotherapist

Andrew Nawrocki - Physiotherapist - Consultant

Recruitment and Pathways

Paul Bunn - Recruitment Manager

Dane Campbell - Recruitment Officer and Pathways Manager

Geordie Bunn - Recruitment Video Analyst and Talent Identification

Keiren Dempsey - Talent Identification

Operations and Administration

Matt Barradeen - Training and Logistics Manager

Ryan Hoffman - Football Administration Coordinator

Houston Wade - Football Operations Coordinator


Brian Phelan - Player Welfare Manager

Peter Robinson - Player Wellbeing Coordinator

Andrew Blowers - Player Welfare Coordinator


Dr. Jason Chan - Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Laura Lallenec - Assistant Medical Officer

Dr. James McClaren - Assistant Medical Officer

Dr. Rachel Taylor - Assistant Medical Officer

Dr. Matt Hislop - Away Game Doctor


Danielle Smith - Netball CEO

Noeline Taurua - Head Coach

Kylee Byrne - Assistant Coach

Tayah Bot - General Manager - Commercial

TBC - Finance & Administration Manager

Luke Boncompagni - Partnerships Manager

Aeron Banfield - Digital Content Producer

Ashleigh McIntosh - Media & Digital Content Manager

Mykel Smith - Graphic Designer

Richard Fryer - Sports Psychology Consultant

Georgia Galton - Community & Fan Engagement Manager

Tyler Kerr - Membership Coordinator

Jordan Bath - Community & Events Coordinator

Brittany Daniec - Marketing Coordinator

Narelle Sibte - High Performance Manager

Mark McKean - Strength and Conditioning Coach

Kurt Lisle - Physiotherapist

Greg Craig - Physiotherapist

Dr Matthew Dyer - Doctor

Kellie Hogan - Sports Dietician

Dr Anthony Bedford - Performance Analyst

Jason McGovern - Massage Therapist