Red Star Recruit Former NRL Coach

Red Star Belgrade have made a statement of intent by recruiting former Gold Coast Chargers coach, Phil Economidis, Economidis brings a wealth of talent to Serbia having coached top level Rugby League in Australia.

Economidis holds the top percentage win record of any coach, pre the Gold Coast Titans and famously coached the chargers to the 1997  Finals in which they would beat the Illawarra Steelers in a 25-14 victory that would see Economidis named 1997 Coach Of The Year, despite failing to make it to the final itself.
Most recently he has been coaching the Warwick Cowboys in the Toowoomba League, the Cowboys winning 5 of their last 7 under the infamous NRL great. Red Star Chairman, Colin Kleyweg, had this to say about his arrival "Red Star Belgrade RLFC is very excited to announce we have come to terms with Phil Economidis who will coach the team in the lead up to the finals of the Serbian Rugby League and the Balkan Super League.To have a coach of Phil’s pedigree and experience is a major positive for the development of all of our players, It is very important to our club that we continue to strive to improve our player depth and our skills Therefore one of the most important investments is in an experienced coach.



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