Brian McClennan was appointed Rhinos coach in July 2007 and has now agreed a one-year contract extension as head coach of the Super League champions.
The 46-year-old former New Zealand coach will stay at Headingley until the end of the 2010 season. Since joining he has led Leeds to victory in the Carnegie World Club Challenge and Super League Grand Final.
He said (quote) I am really pleased I have extended my stay in Leeds,we have a fantastic set-up here and I am proud to be part of it.(end quote)
The Rhinos are on a week-long training camp in the United States and end it with a challenge game against Super League newcomers Salford City Reds at Hodges Stadium, Jacksonville, on Saturday.