Michael Hagan is an Australian professional rugby league football coach and former player. He currently works as an assistant coach under Mal Meninga for the Australian rugby league team. A Queensland State of Origin representative half, he played his club football in Australia with Canterbury-Bankstown (with whom he won the 1988 and 1985 premierships) and Newcastle (whom he captained), as well as in England with Halifax. He went on to have a successful coaching career with Newcastle (winning the premiership with them in 2001) and Parramatta, and was also selected to coach the Queensland Maroons for two State of Origin series before becoming Meninga’s assistant coach. Hagan was inducted into the Newcastle Knights Hall of Fame in April 2012.
Ambassador: Hunter Prostate Cancer Alliance from 2009 – current.
Family: Married to wife Sue for 32 years. Three daughters, Melissa, Lauren and Danielle. Grandson Thomas Michael 2yrs, Sam 6mths.
Today Michael will speak about his Prostate Cancer Journey and his role as an ambassador for the HPCA.
Michael will also discuss what successful teams have in common.