Warrington Wolves head coach Tony Smith says he the work Richard Agar has done in the British game, as the two gear up to form the Wolves’ new coaching setup in 2015.
Agar – who recently left Wakefield after two-and-a-half-years in charge of the club – will head to the Halliwell Jones Stadium from next season to form part of Smith’s new look coaching staff. And the Australian admits Agar can bring plenty of new impetus to the Wolves when he arrives.
“With the people he’s had, he’s been able to get a lot out of the teams he’s worked with and I admire that – and I look forward to working with him,” said Smith.
“Richard is somebody I’ve admired for a long time, I’ve known for a long time and he’s been able to withstand some of the toughest tests and still do a good job.
“At times there needs to be a freshness of ideas coming into a club, and getting different viewpoints can contribute to your progression. Richard has those abilities to bring new ideas to the organisation. Some freshness in the coaching ranks is important.”