October 24, 2023

Daryl Powell appointed Head Coach

Wakefield Trinity are proud to announce Daryl Powell as our new Head Coach.

Daryl is one of the most respected coaches in the game and a former Great Britain international player himself. We believe Daryl Powell is the best possible choice to lead the club into an exciting new chapter. His wealth of experience will be crucial in bringing together the best coaching and playing squad.


A message from Daryl Powell

Daryl said: ‘After extensive discussions with our new owner, Matt Ellis, about his vision for the club and the ambition to establish Wakefield Trinity as a leading Super League team in the years to come, I am delighted to accept the position of Head Coach. I looking forward immensely to the challenges the role with bring. 

I look forward to to meeting fans, players, and staff in the coming weeks and working towards pulling the whole city of Wakefield together in our effort to propel us back into the Super League and grow the club back to where it should be. 

In preparation, we’re working exceptionally hard in assembling a top-tier backroom team and, of course, a playing squad that shares my excitement and enthusiasm for creating an elite environment in which we can all prosper in.’


New owner delighted with appointment

New club owner Matt Ellis said: ‘We are delighted to appoint Daryl on a 4 year contract, his experience is exactly what we need to rebuild the club. Both myself and Daryl have ambitions to take this club back into Super League competing at the highest level.’