2019 Minis Coaches & Managers
Under 7 Coach
Coach: Under 7s - Brendan Lane
Favourite Positions: Fullback, Wing
Playing Experience: Parramatta First XV, over 100 games for Blacktown, including 2008 NSWSRU First Grade Premiership. Norwest Dads XV designated chip kicker.
Coaching Experience: Two years of coaching Norwest Minis.
Rugby Philosophy: To teach our youngest players their fundamental skills and, above all, ensure they have fun at rugby.
Under 7 Manager
Under 8 Coach
Under 8 Coach
Coach: Under 8s - Arty DeGuzman
Favourite Position – Scrum Half
Playing Experience – High School Rugby, Norwest Bulls Dads team
Coaching Experience – Norwest Bulls, Coaching Kids Rugby (U8-U12) Qualified
Rugby Philosophy – All the talent in the world won’t take you anywhere without your team mates.
Coach: Under 8s - Andrew Bremner
Favourite Position: Right Wing
Who is your favourite team? All Blacks
Playing Experience: East Coast Bays RUC (NZ), 3 years college age group
Coaching Experience: U6, U7, Coaching Kids Rugby (U8-U12) Qualified
Why do you like coaching? Being able to help the kids learn the skills they need to enjoy their rugby and work together as a team. It’s fantastic to see how the kids develop into players over the season.
Under 9 Coach
Coach: Under 9s - Vaughan Irwin
Favourite Positions: Wing
Who is your favourite team? All Blacks, Chiefs
Playing Experience: High School Rugby, Norwest Dads XV
Coaching Experience: First year coaching for Norwest in Under 8s. Coaching Kids Rugby (U8-U12) Qualified
Rugby Philosophy: Build a strong team spirit and the kids will give their best for each other.