Rugby Coach & Keynote Speaker
Anthony Seibold is an outstanding combination of dynamic coach, former representative player and academic. The Head Coach of the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League, he has played and coached internationally, has lectured at the University of Southern Queensland in the Faculty of Education and has completed leadership programs at Harvard and Stanford Universities.
A highly polished keynote speaker, Anthony is a professional educator who is able to inspire people to reach their full potential by imparting messages about leadership, teamwork and goal setting.
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As a player, Anthony Seibold made his NRL debut with the Broncos in 1992. He later joined the Canberra Raiders before making the move to the English Super League to play for the London Broncos and the Hull Kingston Rovers. He retired from Rugby League professionally in 2005.
Anthony Seibold began his coaching career in Wales with the Celtic Crusaders as their Assistant Coach, helping to lead the club into their first season at the Super League level.
Following his work with the Crusaders, he took on his first Head Coach role with the South Wales Scorpions in 2010, making a significant impact at the club by leading them into the play-offs in their first ever season.
Anthony Seibold returned to Australia in 2012, coaching the Mackay Cutters in the Queensland Cup before being appointed as Assistant Coach at the Melbourne Storm and later the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles.
He also enjoyed two victorious seasons as the Assistant Coach of the Queensland State of Origin team, before being named as Michael Maguire’s right-hand man at the South Sydney
Rabbitohs in 2017.
Anthony Seibold was named Head Coach of the Rabbitohs in 2018 and made an immediate impression, guiding the club to a top-four finish and its first Preliminary Final since 2014. Playing a key role in the development of future representative stars Damien Cook, Cody Walker, Cameron Murray and Campbell Graham, He was named Dally M Coach of the Year.
At seasons-end Anthony signed a long-term contract to become the fourth Head Coach of the Brisbane Broncos, returning to the club where he began his professional career.
Anthony Seibold holds a Masters of Education from the University of Southern Queensland, a Bachelor of Teaching from the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane and has lectured at the University of Southern Queensland in the Faculty of Education. He has also completed leadership programs at Harvard and Stanford Universities.