20 January 1978 |
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Australia
|As of 30 August 2015|
McFadden played for the Canberra Raiders from 1997 to 2001, 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 to 2004 before retiring.
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 assistant coach at the Raiders for three years.
On April 7, 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 Elliott.
On 13 May 2014, McFadden was appointed head coach of the New Zealand Warriors until the end of the 2017 NRL season.