The Parramatta Eels are excited to announce that Daniel Anderson will join the club as General Manager, Football Operations.
Anderson is a two-time Grand Final coach with the New Zealand Warriors in 2002 and the Parramatta Eels in 2009, and has spent the past 12 months as the NRL Referees Elite Performance Manager.
With more than a decade’s experience at the Parramatta Eels as a Head Coach, Assistant Coach and in junior development, Anderson says he is looking to free up the Eels new Head Coach Brad Arthur to concentrate fully on the NRL team’s fortunes in 2014.
“I think the pressures nowadays on the head coach at any NRL club are extensive and the scrutiny is very tough on coaches,” Anderson said.
“The less distractions they have from the mundane, the administrative components of their job, the better. I see me being a pivotal part in allowing him to focus and free his creativity as a coach.”
“Meanwhile the focus for myself and the team in the area of Parramatta is also to generate quality players that will be able to put pressure on Brad, as the Head Coach, to have to consider them for NRL.”