Origin Coaches team up

NRL Chief Executive Officer David Gallop heads the list of speakers who will be involved with the annual QRL Southern Kookaburras Footy Facts Seminar Series 2005 this weekend.

The series, which involves a range of seminars for volunteer administrators, coaches, match officials and first aid personnel, is hosted at a range of venues over the first next two weekends of February and attracts in excess of 350 volunteers each year.

Others presenting at the event include Broncos, Lions and Australian Cricket team psychologist Dr. Phil Jauncey on ?Managing the Sidelines?, North Qld Cowboys Chief Executive Denis Keeffe on ?building Relationships with other organisations ? the Cowboys example?, Gold Coast Dolphins Managing Director Michael Searle on ?where the Dolphins are at with their bid to be the16th NRL franchise?, former Northern Eagles and Sydney Kings CEO Graham McNaney on Senior Footy ? Player Payment Models?, QRL Managing Director Ross Livermore on the ?where Queensland is heading in 2005? and former St George first grader and current AIS Rugby League Program Head Coach Brian Johnson on ?coaching techniques?.

Southern Division Executive Officer Troy Morton said ?the event is a great tool for educating our volunteer network whilst at the same time rewarding them, in a small way via a subsidised attendance fee, for their commitment to the game?.

Mr. Gallop will present a session on where the NRL is heading in 2005 and beyond on Sunday from 11.30am at the Radisson Resort Gold Coast, Palm Meadows Drive, Carrara Qld (55557700).

Other sessions at the event include ?Dealing With The Media?, Promoting Safe Environments for Kids in the Community?, ?Leaguenet?, ?Club culture ?versus? money ? the better option?, Constitutional Change and Corporate Governance? and others.

The two day seminar is only open to QRL Southern Division club, league and association representatives or persons pre-booked from other organisations.

Media are welcome.

For further information contact Troy Morton on 0412008669.