Rob Wright was appointed head coach of the Collingwood Magpies Netball program in 2019 and is contracted for two seasons.

Widely regarded as one of the game’s most strategic minds, Wright joined Collingwood’s coaching panel in 2018. Before joining the Magpies, Wright experienced his first taste of international coaching, assisting the Australian Fast5 team in the 2017 Fast5 World Series.

Wright joined the New South Wales Swifts as assistant coach in 2010 and was promoted to the head role for the 2014 season.

During his three years and 61 matches as head coach, he led the Swifts to back-to-back grand final appearances in 2015 and 2016 against the Queensland Firebirds.

He succeeds Kristy Keppich-Birrell as head coach of the Magpies.