About Us

Melbourne Rebels Staff

Baden Stephenson - Chief Executive Officer

Finance, HR, Administration

Sally McNeilly - GM People & Culture 

Jerrhyd Hipolito - Finance Consultant


Rachel Mitrione - GM Consumer & Community

Anthony Alsop - GM Marketing & Communications

James Ward - Strategy Consultant

Kate O'Sullivan - Office, HR and Events Manager

Cameron McFarlane - Partnerships Manager

Justin Batsanes - Partnerships Manager

Emily Riseley - Partnerships Servicing Manager

Cort Pozzan - Partnerships Coordinator

Sam Richards - Media & Content Manager

Nick Holland - Videographer

Shamila Maralande - Senior Creative

Ben Trupiano - Consumer Operations Manager

Neilson Campbell - Marketing & Brand Manager


Kevin Foote - Super Rugby Head Coach

Tim Sampson – Senior Assistant Coach

Geoff Parling - Assistant Coach


Nick Stiles - GM Rugby

Will Markwick - Head of Performance

Pom Simona - Elite Pathways Manager

Katherine Rottier - Head Physiotherapist

Kristian Waller - Senior Physiotherapist

Zach Nelson - Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Luke Vella - Lead Strength & Conditioning

Will Nicholson - Rugby Operations Manager

John Batina - Head Performance Analyst

Jarrod Rutley - Assistant Performance Analyst

Mikaela Welti - High Performance Team Dietitian

Moana Leiula - Player Development Manager

Andrew Blowers - Leadership Coach