Staff Andrew Webster

Tony Iro, sure he had finally perfected his Andrew Webster suit, smiled as he stepped carefully into it and zipped it up.

And off to the Warriors interview he went...

Good we got it sorted now, rather than let it drag on like the Elliot Saga that went on until IIRC sometime in November and had a 100+ page thread devoted to it...
 
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Vodafone Warriors CEO Cameron George has today confirmed Andrew Webster has signed a three-year contract to return to the club as the new head coach from next season.

The 40-year-old will join the Vodafone Warriors from the Penrith Panthers where he was an integral part of their 2021 NRL premiership success as an assistant coach.


Webster began his coaching career as a 23-year-old and quickly progressed in the next six seasons as as an assistant coach at the Hull Kingston Rovers in the English Super League.

He returned home to Australia in 2012 progressing through the ranks at the Wests Tigers, Parramatta Eels and the Vodafone Warriors en route to his current position with Penrith.

Webster’s first link with the Vodafone Warriors was in the 2015 and 2016 seasons when he worked with head coach Andrew McFadden.

“Andrew has a great understanding of the Vodafone Warriors from his time here. He truly believes in what our club has, our values, what we stand for and where we can go,” said George.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to secure a coach of his calibre.

“He has terrific experience at three clubs, not least at the Penrith Panthers where he played such a critical role in helping them to the premiership last season.

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“He’s extremely well thought of as a coach with a huge future in the NRL and comes highly recommended by Ivan Cleary.”

Webster said he’s elated about the opportunity to return to Mount Smart Stadium.

“I’m excited and honoured about becoming head coach at the Vodafone Warriors,” he said.

“I loved my time in Auckland when I was last there and I’m really looking forward to making it home again.

“I feel we have a real opportunity to progress the club and I can’t wait to hit the ground in November.”
 

Vodafone Warriors CEO Cameron George has today confirmed Andrew Webster has signed a three-year contract to return to the club as the new head coach from next season.

The 40-year-old will join the Vodafone Warriors from the Penrith Panthers where he was an integral part of their 2021 NRL premiership success as an assistant coach.


Webster began his coaching career as a 23-year-old and quickly progressed in the next six seasons as as an assistant coach at the Hull Kingston Rovers in the English Super League.

He returned home to Australia in 2012 progressing through the ranks at the Wests Tigers, Parramatta Eels and the Vodafone Warriors en route to his current position with Penrith.

Webster’s first link with the Vodafone Warriors was in the 2015 and 2016 seasons when he worked with head coach Andrew McFadden.

“Andrew has a great understanding of the Vodafone Warriors from his time here. He truly believes in what our club has, our values, what we stand for and where we can go,” said George.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to secure a coach of his calibre.

“He has terrific experience at three clubs, not least at the Penrith Panthers where he played such a critical role in helping them to the premiership last season.

andrew-webster-1a.jpg

“He’s extremely well thought of as a coach with a huge future in the NRL and comes highly recommended by Ivan Cleary.”

Webster said he’s elated about the opportunity to return to Mount Smart Stadium.

“I’m excited and honoured about becoming head coach at the Vodafone Warriors,” he said.

“I loved my time in Auckland when I was last there and I’m really looking forward to making it home again.

“I feel we have a real opportunity to progress the club and I can’t wait to hit the ground in November.”
Stacey and Campion as assistants and I’m over the moon.
 

Vodafone Warriors CEO Cameron George has today confirmed Andrew Webster has signed a three-year contract to return to the club as the new head coach from next season.

The 40-year-old will join the Vodafone Warriors from the Penrith Panthers where he was an integral part of their 2021 NRL premiership success as an assistant coach.


Webster began his coaching career as a 23-year-old and quickly progressed in the next six seasons as as an assistant coach at the Hull Kingston Rovers in the English Super League.

He returned home to Australia in 2012 progressing through the ranks at the Wests Tigers, Parramatta Eels and the Vodafone Warriors en route to his current position with Penrith.

Webster’s first link with the Vodafone Warriors was in the 2015 and 2016 seasons when he worked with head coach Andrew McFadden.

“Andrew has a great understanding of the Vodafone Warriors from his time here. He truly believes in what our club has, our values, what we stand for and where we can go,” said George.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to secure a coach of his calibre.

“He has terrific experience at three clubs, not least at the Penrith Panthers where he played such a critical role in helping them to the premiership last season.

andrew-webster-1a.jpg

“He’s extremely well thought of as a coach with a huge future in the NRL and comes highly recommended by Ivan Cleary.”

Webster said he’s elated about the opportunity to return to Mount Smart Stadium.

“I’m excited and honoured about becoming head coach at the Vodafone Warriors,” he said.

“I loved my time in Auckland when I was last there and I’m really looking forward to making it home again.

“I feel we have a real opportunity to progress the club and I can’t wait to hit the ground in November.
Happy it’s done and we can now start to move forward! I forgot about his involvement with Samoa. At least Jazz, Chanel Harris-Tavita etc would have been able to give their opinion on him.
 
Happy it’s done and we can now start to move forward! I forgot about his involvement with Samoa. At least Jazz, Chanel Harris-Tavita etc would have been able to give their opinion on him.
Going to the UK for the World Cup but will be interesting after that with Robinson saying he didn’t want an international coach. I see Brian To’o has pledged his allegiance to Samoa with Luai to make a decision after origin but would assume he’ll do the same being best mates. Hopefully Andrew Webster is part of what’s drawn them as well as pride in their nation.
 
In my view, a great appointment and left field!
He could be a very good head coach and someone we can build around.

Webster has had a long apprentiship with some good clubs and he has worked with us before. He is happy with living in NZ. This is a big deal!

He could very well be in the Cleary and Payten mould! I for one an excited for him!

Assistants and S&C staff appointments are now key. I suspect Stacey will coach reserve grade next year. Don’t be surprised if Cappy shows up… just saying.

Who joins him on the coaching staff?
And does Craig Hodges leave as GM Football?

Questions…. Questions…
 
Yea will be interesting to see the makeup of Websters sidekicks.At least that part of the club is sorted now bring it on for the fans in 2023.Be good if we could finish this season off on a high.
 
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In my view, a great appointment and left field!
He could be a very good head coach and someone we can build around.

Webster has had a long apprentiship with some good clubs and he has worked with us before. He is happy with living in NZ. This is a big deal!

He could very well be in the Cleary and Payten mould! I for one an excited for him!

Assistants and S&C staff appointments are now key. I suspect Stacey will coach reserve grade next year. Don’t be surprised if Cappy shows up… just saying.

Who joins him on the coaching staff?
And does Craig Hodges leave as GM Football?

Questions…. Questions…
It’s been reported by Michael Burgess that Stacey Jones will remain an assistant coach.

We‘re waiting to see on Justin Morgan.
 
Webster is a solid appointment, maybe the warriors go after Queensland Defensive Coach Josh Hannay as an Assistant/Defensive Coach to replace Slade Griffin. The warriors need a general manager similar to Ben Ikin who can hold Webster's hand so he can have success. Maybe Steve Hansen is an option but he's got some affiliation with the Bulldogs. Also need to get rid of Mohawk and Cameron George, they are roadblocks to the warrior's road to success.
 
Webster is a solid appointment, maybe the warriors go after Queensland Defensive Coach Josh Hannay as an Assistant/Defensive Coach to replace Slade Griffin. The warriors need a general manager similar to Ben Ikin who can hold Webster's hand so he can have success. Maybe Steve Hansen is an option but he's got some affiliation with the Bulldogs. Also need to get rid of Mohawk and Cameron George, they are roadblocks to the warrior's road to success.
GM, Daniel Anderson

Love Josh Hennay as assistant, someone of this caliber who can step up to head coach role if down the track Webster is not the guy.

I really hope Stacy Jones is not kept as assistant, he didn't want to be a nrl coach so shouldn't be assisting.
 
GM, Daniel Anderson

Love Josh Hennay as assistant, someone of this caliber who can step up to head coach role if down the track Webster is not the guy.

I really hope Stacy Jones is not kept as assistant, he didn't want to be a nrl coach so shouldn't be assisting.
Daniel Anderson would be a great appointment along with Hannay who could be a terrific support to Webster. Is there anyone else that the warriors should appoint at the top? Campion? Wiki? Marshall? Mannering?
 

Vodafone Warriors CEO Cameron George has today confirmed Andrew Webster has signed a three-year contract to return to the club as the new head coach from next season.

The 40-year-old will join the Vodafone Warriors from the Penrith Panthers where he was an integral part of their 2021 NRL premiership success as an assistant coach.


Webster began his coaching career as a 23-year-old and quickly progressed in the next six seasons as as an assistant coach at the Hull Kingston Rovers in the English Super League.

He returned home to Australia in 2012 progressing through the ranks at the Wests Tigers, Parramatta Eels and the Vodafone Warriors en route to his current position with Penrith.

Webster’s first link with the Vodafone Warriors was in the 2015 and 2016 seasons when he worked with head coach Andrew McFadden.

“Andrew has a great understanding of the Vodafone Warriors from his time here. He truly believes in what our club has, our values, what we stand for and where we can go,” said George.

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be able to secure a coach of his calibre.

“He has terrific experience at three clubs, not least at the Penrith Panthers where he played such a critical role in helping them to the premiership last season.

andrew-webster-1a.jpg

“He’s extremely well thought of as a coach with a huge future in the NRL and comes highly recommended by Ivan Cleary.”

Webster said he’s elated about the opportunity to return to Mount Smart Stadium.

“I’m excited and honoured about becoming head coach at the Vodafone Warriors,” he said.

“I loved my time in Auckland when I was last there and I’m really looking forward to making it home again.

“I feel we have a real opportunity to progress the club and I can’t wait to hit the ground in November.”
Sounds Like a GC.
Really Hoping he gets to have his way
 
Interesting line about how he comes highly recommended by Ivan Cleary. Must still be some sort of relationship there
Nice to hear that, I hope there is a good relationship building with the Warriors and Panthers. I'm sure Ivan will have a soft spot for us and webster already being here before, they could of had some good discussions on how to turn this club around 🤞

I want nothing more then Andrew Webster to make it, just hope he's got the know how.