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Club launches Sea Eagles Foundation

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles today launched the Sea Eagles Foundation, an exciting initiative which provides the opportunity for individuals and corporations alike to make donations in support of the Club and its key projects.

The Club has partnered with the Australian Sports Foundation Limited (ASF) which was established in 1986 with the sole purpose of generating funding for the development of sport. The ASF is governed by the Australian Sports Commission Act 1989 which enables it to offer tax deductions for donations of $2 or more.

The Sea Eagles Foundation is anchored in three core pillars - Wellbeing, Elite Development, and Heritage – and focuses on key areas such as:

  • Delivery of community engagement and well-being initiatives.
  • Driving optimal on-field success through the management of pre-eminent pathways and high performance programs.
  • Preserving and celebrating our Sea Eagles history, traditions and culture.

Manly Coach Des Hasler said the Sea Eagles Foundation can greatly assist in further developing the Club’s Elite Pathways program and the high performance unit responsible for preparing the players for optimal performance every week.

We already believe we are one of the best when it comes to managing high performance units, but we need to continue to grow and improve and we believe the Sea Eagles Foundation will play an important role in allowing us to do so

Des Hasler Head Coach

“This includes using the best gym equipment to the latest technology, from sports science to nutrition, to injury prevention and rehabilitation.

“The NRL is a tough competition and we really need to be at our very best to be competitive and be challenging for premierships every year.

Sea Eagles Foundation

“The Sea Eagles Foundation can help us create a better environment for our players and enable us to prepare them even better. I know it can really make a big difference for us.”

Manly CEO Stephen Humphreys said the Sea Eagles Foundation brings many benefits to the Club.

In my view, the Sea Eagles Foundation will transform and future proof our great Club

Stephen Humphreys CEO

“The Foundation will play a central role in our efforts to preserve the great traditions and heritage of the Club whilst investing in our present and future pathways and high performance programs.

“It will also allow us to expand the breadth and depth of the important work we do in improving the overall wellbeing of our community.

“I encourage everyone to get involved with the Sea Eagles Foundation and in so doing, play a direct and active role in the future success of your Club.”

Click here to learn more about the Sea Eagles Foundation

For Foundation enquiries please email:

Acknowledgement of Country

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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