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The Coach Journey with Ivan Cleary

Date: 23 November 2022

Presenter: Ivan Cleary, Head Coach, Penrith Panthers


Ivan is the coach of the National Rugby League's dominant Penrith Panthers and has over 30 years' experience in the sport both as a professional player and as a coach. He has coaches across several teams including the Penrith Panthers, New Zealand Warriors and Wests Tigers. Ivan returned to the Penrith Panthers in 2019 and coached the team to NRL Grand Final appearances in 2020, 2021 and 2022, and back-to-back Grand Final victories in 2021 and 2022. He is a two-time recipient of the NRL's Dally M Award for Coach of the Year in 2014 and 2020.

Ivan joins AIS HP Coach Development Manager, Bill Davoren, to discuss his journey as a coach; the twists, the turns and the creation of a club culture at Penrith Panthers that has allowed talent to develop and the team to flourish.

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