Andrew McFadden

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Andrew McFadden
Personal information
Born (1978-01-20) 20 January 1978 (age 36)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia
Playing information
Position Halfback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1997–01 Canberra Raiders 76 28 1 1 115
2002 Parramatta Eels 21 4 0 0 16
2003–04 Melbourne Storm 3 0 0 0 0
Total 100 32 1 1 131
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
2014- NZ Warriors 17 9 0 8 53
Source: [1]

Andrew McFadden (born 20 January 1978), is a rugby league football coach and former player. He is currently head coach of the New Zealand Warriors.

Playing career[edit]

McFadden played for the Canberra Raiders from 1997-01, where he formed the "Mac-Attack" with Mark McLinden. He then played for the Parramatta Eels in 2002 and finally the Melbourne Storm from 2003-04.

Coaching career[edit]

McFadden returned to the Canberra Raiders in 2005. Becoming their Jersey Flegg coach before leading the NSWRL Premier League side in 2006.

He spent 2007 and 2008 as the assistant coach of the Catalans Dragons. In 2009 he returned to the Raiders, coaching the Toyota Cup side. He was then promoted to assisted coach at the Raiders for three years.

In November 2012 he was appointed assistant coach for the New Zealand Warriors under head coach Matthew Elliot.[2]

On April 7th 2014, McFadden was appointed acting head coach of the New Zealand Warriors until the end of the 2014 NRL season, following the resignation of Matthew Elliot.

On 13 May 2014, McFadden was appointed head coach of the New Zealand Warriors until the end of the 2017 NRL season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew McFadden rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Warriors coaching staff complete with McFadden stuff.co.nz, 10 November 2012