21 May 1974 [|
Sydney, New South Wales
Arthur then was the captain-coach of the Cairns Brothers club for eight seasons, leading the club to four premierships and six grand finals.
In 2007 he was appointed the Melbourne Storm's NRL Development Coach. The side won the competition that year. In 2008 he was appointed the Melbourne Storm's inaugural Toyota Cup coach. The side won the 2009 grand final. In 2010 he was promoted to an assistant coach in Melbourne alongside Stephen Kearney.
In 2011, he was appointed the assistant coach of the Parramatta Eels, following the appointment of Kearney as head coach. Kearney was fired in 2012 with six games remaining and Arthur was appointed the caretaker coach. Following the appointment of Ricky Stuart as head coach for 2013, Arthur was informed that he would not be retained as an assistant coach.
As of 16 October 2013, Arthur accepted a 3-year deal to join the Parramatta Eels as head coach. . In his first season as head coach, Arthur led Parramatta to 10th place on the ladder in The 2014 NRL Season. With 2 games to go in the regular season, Parramatta needed to win one game out of the remaining 2 fixtures to qualify but lost to Newcastle and Canberra (Who were lower on the ladder) respectively. Parramatta missed The top 8 by 2 competition points  . In 2015, Parramatta missed out on the finals by finishing 12th. In 2016, Arthur was at the forefront of the salary cap scandal which rocked the club but was praised by the media and the players for his leadership skills and managing to keep the team together. Parramatta finished the season in 14th position but would of had enough points to qualify for the finals if not for the 12 point deduction handed to the club for breaching the salary cap  .
In The 2017 season, Arthur guided Parramatta to their first finals series since 2009 with the club finishing fourth on the premiership ladder . Even though Parramatta then went on to lose both their finals matches, Arthur was praised for his performances as coach .
- Brad Arthur rugbyleagueproject.org
- Parramatta Eels appoint assistant Brad Arthur caretaker coach for rest of NRL season but who is he? Fox Sport, 24 July 2012
- Parramatta caretaker coach Brad Arthur tackles NRL's toughest job The Daily Telegraph, 30 July 2012
- Arthur job hunting after being ditched Hills News, 21 August 2012
- NRL. "Eels Appoint Head Coach". NRL CLUBS. Retrieved 2016-02-22.