Head Coach - Wayne Weekes

Wayne brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this role as the inaugural head coach of the West Brisbane Panthers. Having played Rugby League for 30 years and having coached rugby league for 22 years, Wayne has extensive experience in rugby league both as a coach and as a player. 


Wayne is currently employed by the Brisbane Broncos as a Game Development / Coaching Director and was previously employed with :

- NSW Country Rugby League

- Newcastle Knights

- Queensland Rugby League and

- The National Rugby League


Wayne’s current rugby league qualifications and knowledge include:  

- Level 3 High Performance Coach  

- Level 2 Strength and Conditioning Coach  

- Member of the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association  

- Level 2 Sports Trainer Accreditation  

- League Safe Accreditation  

- Nationally recognised Trainer and Assessor