Darryl has had an extensive career both at junior and senior level. His senior career spanned more than 400 games ranging from Moree in the North Western NSW Football League to Wynnum and Alexandra Hills in the SQAFA and BAFL. He captained the Alex Hills 1995 premiership team.
A level 2 accredited coach, Darryl coached the Morree Saints/Swans in the North West NSW league as well as the league representative teams. He coached Wynnum in the BAFL and in 2013 won the Redlands’ reserves position. He has been an assistant with the Bombers since 2015.
He has also had several key roles with junior club and representative teams, most notably as senior coach of the South Eastern Bushrangers under 16s and as an assistant with the under 18s from 2007-12.
Darryl was voted regional Auskick Coach of the Year in 2002, was the regional Youth Coach of the Year in 2005 and was a finalist in the Development Coach of the Year in 2008.