His coaching record doesn’t actually make me to excited though you never know
Souths Logan Magpies
On 9 October 2013, Hannay was appointed head coach of the Souths Logan Magpies
in the Queensland Cup
for the 2014 season
Over three seasons with the club, Hannay's highest place finish with the Magpies was 7th in 2016, missing the finals on points differential. He coached 70 games, winning 28, for a 40% winning percentage. In 2016 and 2017, he coached the Queensland under-18 rugby league team
, losing both games to New South Wales.
North Queensland Cowboys
In 2017, he returned to the North Queensland Cowboys
as an assistant coach to Paul Green
In his first season on the coaching staff, the Cowboys qualified for the NRL Grand Final
, losing to the Melbourne Storm
In 2018, he joined the Queensland
coaching staff as an assistant to Kevin Walters
, spending just one year in the role.
On 20 July 2020, Hannay was named as the interim head coach of the North Queensland Cowboys
following the resignation of Paul Green
In Round 17 of the 2020 NRL season
, after five straight losses, Hannay earned his first win as an NRL head coach after the Cowboys defeated the St George Illawarra Dragons
23–22 in golden point
On 22 September 2020, after being overlooked as full-time head coach of the Cowboys, Hannay announced he would leave the club, despite being under contract for the 2021 season.
On 17 November 2020, Hannay joined the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
as an assistant coach.
On 14 April 2021 Hannay was named as caretaker head coach following the sacking of John Morris
In round 11 of the 2021 NRL season
, he earned his first win as Cronulla-Sutherland interim coach as the club defeated fierce rivals St. George Illawarra
Hannay is currently an assistant coach with the Queensland State of Origin Team