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  • Writer's pictureRon McKeefery

IGCT Episode #301: Matt Toohey “Be Willing To Learn”

Updated: Mar 16, 2019


In my Seventh season at NRL club the Newcastle Knights but my first year in a new role as the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach after previously having held the role of Elite Pathways Physical Performance Manager.

I also spent two seasons as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at the Wyong Roos in the NSW Cup. A graduate of the University of Newcastle, I also completed my Masters through Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia.

I’m a Level 2 S&C coach through the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA) and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA.


In This Episode We Discuss:

  • What experience in his journey impacted him the most, and Why.

  • Biggest mistake he has made and how he learned from it.

  • Going from an intern to the National Rugby League.

  • Challenges and benefits of working with the Academy System.

  • Benefits of International Professional Development.

  • Best piece of coaching advice he has ever received.

  • His favorite quote, Book/App/Website recommendation.

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