A premiership winning player and coach with the Sea Eagles, Des Hasler returned ‘home’ to Manly in 2019, a club he coached to two NRL premierships and three grand finals from 2004-11.
After taking Manly to the finals from 2005-2007, Hasler delivered the Club’s seventh premiership title in 2008, a record-breaking 40-0 victory over the Melbourne Storm.
In 2009, Hasler coached Manly to a World Club Challenge victory before leading the Sea Eagles to the finals later that season. He backed it up with another finals series in 2010.
The Sea Eagles then won their eighth premiership title in 2011 under Hasler with a 24-10 victory over the New Zealand Warriors.
He then coached the Canterbury Bulldogs from 2012-17.
Hasler was named the Rugby League International Federation Coach of the Year in 2008 and 2011.
As a Sea Eagles player, Hasler played 257 games over 12 seasons for Manly, winning premierships in 1987 and 1996.
He has now coached over 400 NRL games and more than 250 matches at Manly.
Premiership coaching record (end of 2020)
407 games; 232 wins, 175 losses.
Finals series: 13 (2005-16, 2019)
Premierships: 2 (2008, 2011)
Club Coaching Record
- Win Percentage