Coaching Team

Hills Hornets is pleased to announce the coaching team for JSC 2024.

Manager appointments are currently being finalised and will be announced in coming days.

We will also be looking to form development teams for participation in junior gala days, where player numbers permit.

If you are a junior player who would like to join this year’s campaign, follow this link for trial dates and other information, and to complete an expression of interest.

Girls Coaches

10 Girls
Head Coach – To be appointed
Caretaker Coach – Dave Nolan
Assistant Coach – To be appointed

12 Girls
Head Coach – Jo Lawson
Assistant Coach – Ellah Johnston
Assistant Coach – Sophie Williams

14 Girls
Head Coach – Mark Jones
Assistant Coach – Kylie Nicholas
Assistant Coach – To be announced

16 Girls
Head Coach – Monique Nolan
Assistant Coach – Kaitlin McCaffery
Assistant Coach – Abbey Good

18 Girls
Head Coach – Mel Mitchell
Assistant Coach – To be announced
Assistant Coach – To be announced

Boys Coaches

10 Boys
Head Coach – Jay Armstrong
Assistant Coach – Adam Maroney
Assistant Coach – To be announced

12 Boys
Head Coach – Manu Wakely
Assistant Coach – Jane Armstrong
Assistant Coach – To be announced

14 Boys
Head Coach – Ed Matta
Assistant Coach – Christine Matta
Assistant Coach – To be announced

16 Boys
Head Coach – Matt Lawson
Assistant Coach – Alexander Nolan
Assistant Coach – Dallas Paterson

18 Boys
Head Coach – Brad Curl
Assistant Coach – Phil McIlwraith

About Junior State Cup

Junior State Cup is the largest sporting tournament held in NSW each year with over 17,000 attendees and divisions for under 8’s all the way through to the under 18’s. A great opportunity for the aspiring junior player and a chance to be the best team in the state makes this an amazing weekend every year.

Since 2019, Junior State Cup has been divided into a northern and southern conference.  Hills Hornets Touch is part of the Southern Conference.

In 2024, the Southern Conference competition will take place in Wagga Wagga from the 16th to the 18th of February.

State Finals will be played on Sunday 3rd of March at Tempe.

The NSW Touch Junior State Cup page can be viewed here: