Phil Gould says he is “pretty confident” of landing the right man for the head coaching role at Penrith.
Panthers General Manager of Rugby League Gould said in a radio interview that the club are not looking to re-instate Matt Elliott.
He instead made clear the club’s intention to appoint a new head coach.
He told presenters on the Monday Night Football show on Triple M: “Matt Elliott’s contract ends at the end of the season. That decision has already been made.
“We’re on the lookout for a new coach”.
Gould, who joined the Panthers earlier this month, admitted his first fortnight had been a steep learning curve.
“The first two weeks were a mission of discovery.
“I’m pretty confident I know what sort of coach we’re looking for. I’ve got a couple of blokes in mind.
“I would hope sometime in the next fortnight we’re ready to make a decision”.