Jason Stanton

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Jason Stanton
Personal information
Full name Jason Stanley Michael Stanton
Born (1975-10-11) 11 October 1975 (age 39)
Australia
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)
Playing information
Position Five-eighth, Scrum-half
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000 Lebanon
2000–2009 Australia (touch)
Source: [1]

Jason Stanton is a sevens rugby coach who coached the Australian women's rugby sevens team to victory in the inaugural Women's Sevens World Cup. He also served as a skills coach to the Queensland Reds in 2009 and to the South African Springboks 7's from 2008-2011. As a player, Stanton represented Lebanon in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup as well as in the national sevens team in 2006. He has represented Australia in touch rugby from 2000-2009 winning 3 world titles.

Early years[edit]

Stanton attended St Patrick's College, Strathfield graduating in 1993. He represented the college in First XI Cricket and First XV Rugby. In 1993 he was selected as Fly half in the NSW ISA First XV Rugby team. Stanton played junior representative Rugby League for Canterbury (u/17s), Balmain (u19s) and Easts (u/19s, u/21s, Reserve Grade).

Playing career[edit]

Stanton played rugby league for Lebanon at the 2000 World Cup.[1] Stanton played for Lebanon rugby league sevens in 2006.[2] Lebanon won the Orara Valley 7's beating Fiji in the final. Stanton was awarded runner up player of the finals.[3]

Stanton has represented Australia in touch rugby from 2000-2009 winning 3 world titles in 2003, 2005, 2007 and Trans Tasman victories in 2001 & 2009. [4] He represented NSW in State of Origin winning 3 titles in 1999, 2001 & 2004. He was awarded Player of the Series in 1999 and 2004.[5] Stanton has played for the Sydney Mets and Sydney Scorpions in the National Touch League, winning 3 titles in 2004, 2008 & 2011. He was awarded the Player of the Final in 2004, 2007, 2008 and the NTL Player of the Series award in 2007.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2009, Stanton coached the Australian women's rugby sevens team to victory in the inaugural Women's Sevens World Cup. [6]

He also served as a skills coach to the Queensland Reds in 2009. [7]

Stanton served as a consultant coach to the South African rugby sevens team from 2008-2011 touring with the team in 2010 & 2011. [8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jason Stanton rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Lebanon in Sevens Heaven coffscoastadvocate.com.au Jan 30, 2006
  3. ^ Lebanon go back to back at Orara Valley Sevens leagueunlimited.com Jan 31, 2006
  4. ^ Jason Stanton Profile peaksports.com.au 2012
  5. ^ Touch Football Australia
  6. ^ Stanton joins Springbok Sevens team mg.co.za, 2 February 2010
  7. ^ Stanton joins Springbok Sevens team mg.co.za, 2 February 2010
  8. ^ Boks recruit Aussie Touch guru ur7s.com, 2 February 2010
  9. ^ Bok Sevens coach searching for an edge rugbyweek.com, 19 March 2010