Paul Heptonstall

Senior Wellbeing & Education Manager, National Rugby League 

First full time Wellbeing Manager appointed in Rugby League in 1999, Paul now oversees 60 full time wellbeing staff across the game in Australia and NZ on behalf of the NRL and RLPA.  

Paul is Vice Chairman of the International Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists in the USA and represents Rugby League on the Australian Athlete Alliance Association that is responsible for raising best practice in wellbeing programs across all Australian professional sports.