Donny Singe My first year as the Head of Strength and Conditioning for the Manly Sea Eagles was season 2004 and we did not make the top eight! I was devastated!! That was 12 years ago and I was 36!! This morning I woke up and it's 2015 and I'm not required to train my men this week!! I'm 12 years older with 2 premierships, 4 grand finals, 1 world club cup, and 6 top four finishes of a 10 year uninterrupted season finals streak. I have physically been on the field for every single game the sea eagles have played from the preseason 2004 till yesterday's win at shark park. Are there things I could have done better? obviously! Were there extenuating external circumstances affecting the team? Yes, but the other 15 clubs suffered similar dramas. Am I wanting to go another round after reviewing season 2015? Definitely! The coaches around me are exceptional, seasoned, true and tested veterans of winning and losing, but always competing!! It's disappointing for our fans who pour their hearts and souls into every match we play but I speak for all the coaches I work with and I vouch for every one of them when I say, we feel every metre gained and lost with the men who play for you. As you can tell, I'm devastated today too, but I'm ready to review and aggressively attack a strategy to correct our direction and regain our championship history. Change is inevitable but growth is optional. It's time to be structured and processed through review and planning to retain that foothold as a strong club. Donny Singe Head of Strength and Conditioning and Coaching Manager "Courage is grace ......... under pressure" Ernest Hemimgway I'd add "composure" if Ernest is ok with it!