Head Coach

Matt O’Neill

Ryde Hawks Baseball League is pleased to announce Matt O’Neill as our Rep Head Coach for this season.

Matt is a Five Dock Junior who has represented at the Association and State level and is currently the Head Coach of the Hawks Major League Baseball Club and our Junior Hawks. He brings to the Association a wealth of experience.

Matt’s role is to:

  • Meet and liaise with Clubs to develop a program to assist in raising coaching standards.
  • Run Baseball clinics within the Summer School Holidays.
  • Assist the RHBL Representative Committee in raising elite coaching standards.
  • Provide skills training sessions throughout the season.
  • Raise the profile of the RHBL within the Baseball community.
  • Coach RHBL Rep team players and assist with the Rep team selection

Matt can be contacted via the form on the right.

Matt’s Background

Junior Baseball Club

Five Dock Falcons

Playing Career:

  • Ryde Hornsby representative
  • NSW representative under 18’s & under 23’s
  • 2 years at Clarendon Junior college, Clarendon Texas
  • 1 year at University of Dallas, Texas
  • 1 year at Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Oklahoma
  • Played independent pro ball with Amarillo Dillas and Coastal Kingfish

Coaching Career:

  • Junior club coach 15+ seasons
  • NSW elite winter development coach 2008-2011
  • 1 year as Assistant coach at Oklahoma Panhandle State University
  • Ryde Hawks under 18’s coach 2010 (runners up) 2011 (runners ups) 2012
  • Ryde Little League coach 2010 to 2015 & 2017 to …..
  • Ryde Assistant 1st Grade coach 2010 & 2011
  • Ryde 1st grade coach and Head Major league coach 2012 to present
  • Greenway SWBL Head coach and 1st grade coach 2010 to present
  • NSW Major League All-Stars v Blue Soxs coach 2012
  • Ryde Hawks Junior head coach 2011 to present
  • Ryde Junior League coach 2015 – 2017
  • Assistant Coach to Australian U12 team