The Western Suburbs Magpies are pleased to announce that Trevor Schodel will be head coach of the VB NSW Cup team in 2012.
Trevor is a former livewire halfback who started his playing career for the famous Valley Diehards in the old Brisbane Competition. He is a former captain of the QLD and Australian U19s side. He was spotted playing for Valleys by the late Arthur Beetson who brought him down to Sydney to play for Cronulla during the early 1990's. From there Trevor joined the Canberra Raiders before ending his playing days in the Metropolitan Cup playing for Newtown, where he captained the Jets to the 1995 title and captained Wentworthville who were runners up in 98 & 99. He was also the winner of the Bill Buckley Medal as Best & Fairest in the Metropolitan Cup in 95 & 98.
His coaching career started mid season with the Newtown Jets in 2003. He has also coached in Group 6 with Moss Vale, in Group 7 with Kiama and was also an assistant with Cronulla in the NSW Cup in previous years and assistant for the NSW Residents.
In 2011, Trevor coached the St George Dragons SG Ball squad to the semi finals.
We wish Trevor all the best for season 2012.