Tony Smith

Tony Smith

Head Coach

Date of Birth


Place of Birth

Grafton, New South Wales
Tony Smith


With over 500 career matches under his belt, Tony Smith is one of Super League’s most experienced head coaches.

The former Huddersfield, Leeds, Warrington, and Hull KR head coach joined the Black & Whites in September 2022.

Smith played the game between the years of 1987 and 1996, finishing his playing career at Workington Town.

Less than half a decade later, Smith took charge of his first match as a head coach in the hot seat at Huddersfield in 2001.

Towards the end of 2003, Smith moved to Leeds and guided the Rhinos to Grand Final glory in his first season at the helm.

It was to be the start of a triumphant run of trophies claimed, including further Grand Final titles, Challenge Cups and World Club Challenges.